Anna Koppenhout speech and language therapist with a child during a therapy session.

Apple Tree’s experienced therapists have completed numerous postgraduate training courses over many years of clinical  practice, and are experienced in using a wide variety of approaches and resources. We will advise you on the most appropriate techniques to use with your child. You are welcome to discuss any particular approaches with us. Here are just a few that we use regularly in therapy sessions at Apple Tree:

  • Hanen “It takes two to talk” ( for children with speech and language delay; see
  • Hanen “Target Word” (for children with expressive language delay)
  • Makaton sign language
  • Parent child interaction and parent coaching
  • Colourful semantics
  • Lego Therapy
  • Aided Language Stimulation
  • Hodson’s Cycles programme
  • Jolly Phonics
  • Nuffield dyspraxia programme
  • Cued articulation
  • Core vocabulary
  • Hanen “More Than Words” (for children with autism and social communication difficulties)
  • Intensive Interaction     
  • PECs              
  • “TEACCH”          
  • Visual supports including Boardmaker symbols
  • SCERTS Social Communication, Emotional Regulation and Transactional Support)
  • Social stories
  • Selective mutism ( Maggie Johnson)
  • Stammering (Palin and James)
  • Social Thinking (Michelle Garcia Winner)
  • Ayres Sensory Integration
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy
  • Caroline Bowen training in assessment and treatment of speech disorders
  • Attention autism

Contact us if you would like to find out more  about speech and language therapy for your child at Apple Tree.