Lorna Bailey -
I qualified with an MSc in Speech Sciences from University College London in 2004, having previously graduated from Cambridge University (1995) and qualified as a chartered accountant (1998).
I worked in London for 9 years (in the Boroughs of Lambeth and Greenwich) within the NHS, working with a paediatric case load. I worked with both pre-
I moved to Norfolk in 2012, when I began working in the independent sector. I also work for, and am a Director of, an independent speech and language therapy practice.
Since moving into the independent sector, I have expanded my areas of clinical knowledge, continuing to work with pre-
In 2018 I decided to develop my skills working as part of a multi-
In addition to diagnostic work, I provide assessment and therapy, working with clients on an individual basis, in small groups, through whole class/group work and in joint sessions with other professionals. I run sessions in different locations depending on the client’s needs.
I also undertake training of educational staff and parents / carers.
I work jointly with others involved in the care of a client, including health, education and social care colleagues, when appropriate.
I have an excellent knowledge of assessment and intervention approaches and ensure that all work follows best practice guidelines and is evidence-
I undertake regular continuing professional development (‘CPD’), including work-
I fully support the excellent work carried out by my colleagues in the National Health Service and serve as a Non-
I hold the following professional registrations:
Member of the Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists
Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council
Member of the Association of Speech & Language Therapists in Independent Practice
|Assessments and Diagnosis|
|Recommended Books and Research|
|Dr Hannah Cole|
|Dr Judy Eaton|
|Dr Laura Magness|
|Dr Eleanor Sutton|
|Autism and the CJS|
|Autism and PDA course (Schools)|
|PDA course (Parents)|
|Understanding Autism and PDA for Health Professionals|
|Managing Children or Adults with Autism or PDA|