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About Us

About Us

Mary Hampton

Mary Hampton manages Language Therapy Ltd. She qualified as a Speech and Language Therapist in 1985 and worked for the NHS and education services before setting up her independent practice in 1995. She formed Language Therapy Ltd in 2002 when she moved from Kent to Derbyshire.

Mary has extensive experience in working with language disordered children in mainstream and unit provision, and she completed an Masters degree in 1996, when her research focused on children with written language difficulties. In 1998 Mary was awarded a post graduate diploma from the dyslexia institute. She trained at International House, London to teach English as a second Language in 1988. Mary is a registered with the Health Professions Council as a Speech and Language Therapist, and is a member of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists, as well as a member of the Dyslexia Institute. Mary has been a member of The Association of Speech and Language Therapists in Independent Practice, (ASLTIP) holding several positions within the organisation, including Chairperson of the association. Mary has also represented Speech and Language Therapists working privately on the Council of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapist.s

She has a particular interest in Language Disorder, Dyspraxia, Down's Syndrome, Autism, Cerebral Palsy and Dyslexia.

Carla Rhode

Carla has a special interest in working with adults who have had strokes and head injuries. She has trained in the Lee Silverman Voice Treatment method and is able to offer LSVT to people with Parkinsons Disease and adults with voice disorders.

Richard McManus

Richard has a special interest in working with people with learning and mental health difficulties. He has completed his dysphagia qualification and works with adults with learning disability as well as adults with psychiatric conditions in secure accommodation.

Elizabeth Aitchison

Elizabeth works with children and adults at our central office in Sheffield and in homes and schools around Sheffield.