Speech and Language Therapy

Our therapist is Shahnaz.

Shahnaz helps run Total Communication Services CIC, a Community Interest Company (not for profit organisation), which aims to promote communication, choice, personalisation and emotional well-being of people with learning disabilities. We aim to provide quality assessments, therapy, support, training and resources. A portion of our income is used to support local advocacy groups which are essential in giving people with learning disabilities a voice.

Shahnaz trained as a Speech and Language Therapist as a mature student at The University of Manchester. She runs Total Communication Services CIC and also works for other providers including NHS local authorities. Shahnaz supports the communication needs of adults with Learning Disabilities in Mirpuri (Punjabi) and Urdu as well as English. She is passionate about giving parents a voice and facilitating links between services and parents.


Qualifications:
BSc (Hons) Speech and Language Therapy.
Registered HCPC and member of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists.
Member of RCSLT Clinical Excellence Networks for Bilingualism and Adults with Learning Disabilities