Hema is the Director of Connect: Literacy, Speech and Language Services. She has had over 15 years of experience working as a Speech and Language Therapist with primary and secondary aged students. She is also a qualified Specialist Teacher who is able to assess for dyslexia & work with children to develop their literacy skills. Hema’s sessions are energetic, creative, multi-sensory & goal orientated, aiming to make learning fun & effective. Hema has previously been the Lead Speech and Language Therapist at a specialist independent school in London.
Areas of interest
- Support to develop literacy skills
- Phonics/spelling (Sounds-Write Programme)
- Phonological awareness
- Reading skills (reading fluency and reading comprehension)
- Written composition
- All students will have an initial literacy assessment, receive a summary report and then termly targets will be set.