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Miss Ayesha Khan

Miss Ayesha Khan

Member since: 05/05/2020

I am a Specialist Speech and Language Therapist working with adults with neurological conditions, voice disorders or developmental stammering. I qualified with a BSc (Hons) In Speech and Language Therapy from the University of Manchester in 2008 with a high 2:1 and a distinction in clinical practice. I have 12 years of extensive experience of assessing and managing communication and swallowing disorders in people with neurological conditions.

I have worked in a variety of settings: 7 years in the NHS as a Speech and Language Therapist and Specialist Speech and Language Therapist working with adults in the acute and community settings with experience in stroke, brain injury and progressive neurological conditions.

I also have gained a wider experience and knowledge working as a Support co-ordinator at a leading Neurological charity for 3 years with a focus on communication support. I have then worked in private practice as the clinical lead for NPP Neuro Group for 2.5 years developing and managing the service and assessing and treating patients. I am now in Independent practice with specialist expertise in the assessment and management of communication and swallowing disorders in adults with neurological conditions, voice disorders and developmental stammering in adults. I see patients in their own homes, or in nursing and residential homes covering the West Midlands, Worcestershire and Warwickshire.

I work in a person-centred and holistic way tailoring treatment plans to suit the specific needs of every individual. I am very passionate about the field in which I work and believe that a significant difference can be made to patients and their family’s lives using a wide variety of techniques and approaches. I make it my priority to keep my skills and knowledge up to date by attending training courses in relevant areas of interest. I am also interested in counselling which are useful within my practice and have been trained in basic counselling skills, Brief solution focussed therapy, the principles of CBT, Mindfulness and Motivational interviewing.

Conditions treated
  • Acquired brain injury (including stroke)
  • Adult motor speech disorders
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Cognitive -communication difficulties
  • Dysphagia
  • Eating and drinking; feeding
  • End of life issues
  • Head injury
  • Progressive neurological disorder
  • Stammering
  • Stroke
  • Training
  • Voice
Age ranges treated
  • Adult
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