Hattie Buggey – Lead Speech & Language Therapist
I am the Lead Therapist here at The St Marylebone CE Bridge School. I am passionate about supporting students with speech, language and communication needs to reach their social and educational potential. I particularly enjoy supporting our students to understand their diagnoses and their unique profiles of strengths and needs. I champion the 'whole-school approach' to speech and language therapy, supporting all staff to meet the individual needs of each student.
I am a speech and language therapist with a background in music performance. I enjoy working with students of all ages to develop their speech, language and communication skills. I have a particular interest in supporting students with Developmental Language Disorder and social communication difficulties.
I am passionate about evidence-based practice and about delivering interventions that are motivating for students with a diverse range of speech, language and communication needs.
I am a Speech and Language Therapist with experience working with children and young adults in a variety of clinical settings.
My clinical interests and experience include Hearing Impairment, Developmental Language Delay; Social Communication difficulties; using high and low tech communication aids and supporting students with a range of neurological conditions affecting speech, language and communication skills.
I am passionate about using intervention approaches which promote communication and participation in daily life and maintain good relationships, health and wellbeing.
At The St Marylebone CE Bridge School we work closely with other professionals to ensure our students access additional input if needed.
Currently the school is working with professionals to provide access to Art Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Music Therapy, Therapeutic Horse-Riding, Creative Mentoring, Physiotherapy, School Nursing, and Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services.