Jessica is a neurodiversity affirming speech and language therapist whose fundamental values include acceptance, respect, empathy, empowerment and self-advocacy. Moving away from a medical deficits-based model to a strengths-based functional model of service means that Jessica takes time to understand your needs and nurture your strengths as well as empowering adults to gain skills that will make a difference in their everyday lives.
Awards & Education
Jessica is an Australian trained Speech & Language Therapist with a BSc in Health Science (Speech Pathology). She is a member of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT), Association of Speech and Language Therapists in Independent Practice (ASLTIP), and a registered member of the Health Care Professional Council (HCPC). She has worked in a variety of settings, providing support to a diverse caseload, with over a decade of experience, she has extensive clinical knowledge from diagnostic assessments through to a wide range of support and accommodations. She has extensive post-graduate training.
Jessica has a commitment to supporting neurodivergent individuals and currently provides consultative support to organisations on how to create a neuroinclusive culture. Her dissertation in her MBA at Warwick Business School, was an exploratory study of ‘Neurodiversity within the workplace’ which explored strengths and challenges of neurodivergent individuals within large corporates. This insight highlighted the importance of early support for outcomes in adulthood. She volunteers as a SEND and Safeguarding Governor at a school in Ealing, sharing her expertise to support her local community.