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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I have always had a passion for communication, and as an SLT I specialized in SELECTIVE MUTISM. I support families, write blogs, make videos, raise awareness… and in 2018 I started with training around Scotland. I would have never imagined being nominated for an award. They were looking for an individual or organization in the UK who have an excellent plan in place to support children and young people with speech, language and communication needs (SLC/N), or have adopted a fresh and
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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