Jade Duncan is a Speech and Language Pathologist from the United Kingdom. She graduated from the University of Strathclyde with a Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Speech and Language Pathology in 2011.
Since then, Jade has been working as a Speech and Language Therapist across Scotland, United Kingdom. She has worked with a wide range of children aged 2-16 with speech sound disorders, language delay, Autism, Learning Disability and a plethora of other speech, language and communication needs (SLCN).
For the past four years Jade has specialised in working with children with Developmental Language Disorder (DLD), Speech Sound Disorders and Autism. She is trained in the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), Intensive Interaction and Signalong. She also has experience of using and implementing a range of other low and high tech augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) systems.
Jade can offer a variety of services to support children and their families including:
- Assessment and intervention for children with a wide range of SLCN including pre-verbal children or children with complex needs
- Advice/consultation for schools on how to create ‘communication friendly’ and ‘autism friendly’ environments and how to adapt their environment to suit the needs of children with SLCN
- Support for education staff on how to differentiate the curriculum for children with SLCN
- Implementation of the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), schedule boards, Social Stories, work stations and other Autism specific communication strategies.
Jade is registered with the Health and Care Profession Council (HCPC) and the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCLST) and is passionate about providing holistic evidence based assessment and interventions for children and their families.
Jade has a passion for travelling and fell in love with Vietnam on a previous trip here in 2016. In her spare time she enjoys reading, exploring new foods and tap dancing! She will be joining our team in July 2018 and is looking forward to moving to Ho Chi Minh City.