Acquired communication disorders
Disordered speech or language impacts on a person’s ability to understand and express themselves using language in written or spoken form. It usually follows a neurological disorder such as a stroke, or a progressive neurological disorder such as multiple sclerosis, motor neurone disease or Parkinson’s disease.
Head and neck cancer
The effects of head and neck cancer, and its treatment can cause numerous changes to speech and swallowing. Laura can work with clients requiring assessment or therapy for these areas providing a referral has been made by a consultant.