Speech and language therapist for children
Welcome to Wordsteps, my name is Anna Biavati-Smith and I am a private Specialist Speech and Language Therapist based in Edinburgh.
I have a lovely therapy room where you can come and feel relaxed with your child, and my aim is to play and make your child feel at home because this will help your child to find it easier to transfer skills they were learning in therapy
I aim to empower not only the children that I support but also their parents and involved professionals.
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One mum posted on facebook something about their child being quite aggressive: screaming, shouting, biting (just before going to school) and she wondered if there was a link with SM or was this just bad behavior? SO I THOUGHT OF SHARING MY ANSWER What you are you are describing it is really normal generally for a child of her age, and for a child who has anxiety. Anxiety doesn’t mean that the child is going to only feel sad or
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"Children learn as they play. Most importantly, in play children learn how to learn" - O.Fred Donaldson
Anna has been a great support professionally. I reached out to her for specialist clinical supervision and she responded very efficiently. We were able to have a telephone call (due to distance) which helped so
I asked Anna to conduct an English assessment ending with a report. I brought my daughter to Anna’s clinic at her home. it was a great session, my daughter interacted with Anna perfectly well and