MA Communication Pathology, MRCSLT, PgDip Auditory Verbal Therapy, LSLS Cert. AVT®

Louise is a Listening and Spoken Language Specialist, Certified Auditory Verbal Therapist.  She is dually trained as a Speech-Language Therapist and Audiologist and obtained her masters degree at the University of Pretoria, South Africa in 2004. 

Louise has specialised in delivering audiology and speech and language therapy across a range of different settings to various client groups after moving to the UK.  She undertook training during this period and became a Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist in children with hearing loss.  She completed her postgraduate diploma in Auditory Verbal Therapy with distinction at Aston University in 2011.  She was mentored towards LSLS CertAVT® whilst working at AVUK.   Louise also trained in the assessment and treatment of oro-motor speech production difficulties using the PROMPT approach (Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Target).

Louise leads on Auditory VerbalUK’s distance AGBEll and RCSLT accredited Foundation and Advanced training programs, supports the clinical team, mentor in-house trainees, provide intervention services using telepractice, and regularly travels internationally to give lectures or train professionals. 

Louise co-authored 3 chapters in Auditory-Verbal Therapy for Young Children with Hearing Loss and Their Families, and the Practitioners Who Guide Them (Estabrooks, W, Maclver-Lux, K & Rhoades, E.A., Plural Publishing 2016).

She is currently working remotely from Johannesburg for Auditory VerbalUK, Monday-Thursday 08:00-12:00

Louise works remotely from South Africa and in our London centre. 

Email: [email protected] 

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