Joanna is a specialist SLT for preschool and school age children and young people with Speech, Language and Communication Needs. She works with children across a range of difficulties including Autism, Attention and Listening, Articulation and Phonology, Language Disorder, Bilingualism, Developmental Language Disorder, Dyspraxia, Early Childhood Language Development, Stammering, Voice Disorders, Down's Syndrome and Learning Difficulties.
Joanna has worked extensively as a Paediatric Speech and Language Therapist for 11 years, with children of all ages in Northern Ireland. This includes almost 10 years on the NHS.
She has worked both in community clinics for children aged up to 18 years and mainstream nurseries and schools; as well as offering training to parents and education staff. She has a keen passion for communication and helping children to reach their communicative potential through targeted and individualised assessment, diagnosis and intervention.
Southern Health and Social Care Trust (Craigavon & Banbridge locality)
Joanna has a busy home life with husband Gareth and their three wonderful little daughters who keep them on their toes. She also enjoys keeping fit, seeing friends and visiting the beautiful North Coast.
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