SPEECH THERAPY

Meet Laura Cramb:

Laura Studied at University Of Cape Town and Graduated in 2008 with a BSC(hon) in Speech Language Pathology.

She has worked in a variety of areas with work in a private Neurology practice in Cape Town as well as Grey’s Hospital in Pietermaritzburg. She also worked within a rehabilitation environment in Johannesburg before opening her practice in 2013.

Laura has a special interest in neurology and enjoys the adult and Paediatric population. Laura is Prompt trained and talktools trained.

Services rendered:

A variety of areas of speech therapy services are dealt with within the practice including the Neonatal, Paediatric and Adult populations.

All management of the neonate is done within a neurodevelopmental approach (little steps trained)

  • Neonatal feeding and swallowing disorders or delays
  • Retraining of the disorganised sucking pattern
  • Reflux management

All management is done using a holistic approach to the child and their family;

  • Delays and disorders of speech and language development in the preschool child including children with Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Autism and children with a cleft lip and or palate
  • Articulation and phonology disorders or delays (speech sounds errors e.g. ‘rabbit produced as ‘wabbit’ lisps etc., including children with a cleft lip and or palate.
  • Learning delays or disorders in the school aged child (reading and spelling difficulties, use and understanding of language) in all populations including ADD and ADHD
  • Paediatric feeding and swallowing difficulties as well as feeding aversions in children including children with Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Autism and children with a cleft lip and or palate.
  • Fluency disorders (stuttering) from the beginning stutterer to the move advanced stutterer.
  • Rehabilitation of feeding and swallowing post stroke or traumatic brain injury
  • Speech, reading, writing and cognitive rehabilitation post stroke or traumatic brain injury

All areas of care include working within A multi-disciplinary team where possible.

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