Qualifications and experience
Belinda Buckley is a state registered
speech and language therapist and a member of the Health
(H.P.C.). Her service adheres to the ethical and professional
standards specified by the Royal College of Speech and Language
Therapists (R.C.S.L.T.) and of the Association of Speech
and Language Therapists in Independent Practice (A.S.L.T.I.P.),
the officially recognised body for the independent practitioner.
R.C.S.L.T. is the professional body for speech and language
therapists in the UK. Members are responsible for maintaining
high standards in clinical practice. The initials RegM.R.C.S.L.T.
show that a therapist is a registered member and has been
awarded a licence to practise, following the successful completion
of an accredited degree course. Registered speech and language
therapists are committed to maintaining their competence
and expertise through continuing education and professional
Summary of Belinda Buckley’s qualifications & experience
graduating in 1996 with a first class BSc Honours degree
in Speech Sciences from University College London, Belinda
Buckley has gained clinical experience in a range of health
and education settings. She has a special interest in working
with children on the autistic spectrum, including Aspergers
syndrome, and in developmental speech and language disorders.
She has also worked with children who have learning difficulties
(including Down’s syndrome and Fragile X syndrome),
hearing and visual impairments, epilepsy, specific language
impairment, selective mutism, oral and verbal dyspraxia and
sensory integration difficulties. Belinda Buckley has completed
a wide range of post-graduate training courses enabling her
to keep abreast of recent developments in clinical practice
In addition to setting up and delivering domiciliary,
clinic-based and nursery / school speech and language therapy
Belinda Buckley has also planned, coordinated and implemented
a new service to support families in partnership with statutory
and voluntary agencies. She has been involved in promoting
communication skills development in children in a multi-cultural
community through public health initiatives.
has planned and run workshops and training events on key
issues related to the development of communication
skills and developmental communication difficulties.
Participants have included parents, teachers, under-graduate