” With a few simple steps, school staff can improve children’s communication.
This impacts positively on children’s self-esteem, learning, relationships, and quality of life.
Our mission is to enable staff to take these steps and to make a real difference. ”
Who are we?
An experienced team of speech & language therapists (SaLTs) and consultants led by Jan Baerselman, founder of Talking Outcomes.
I am passionate about improving children’s communication and constantly seek innovative ways of working with schools.
My 25 years experience providing training and intervention includes:
- NHS Speech & Language Therapy Service Manager for Mainstream Schools in Greenwich Borough, London
- SaLT with Hampshire County Council (HCC) Specialist Teacher Advisory Service
- Project work for NHS Southampton City & HCC
- Action research & guest lecturing
- Specialist mentoring for other SaLTs
Associate Speech and Language Therapist
Cate has 14 years of NHS experience working with children and adults with a range of communication difficulties. Her areas of specialism include working with children who stammer and with people who have learning difficulties. She is a Makaton tutor.
Associate Speech & Language Therapist
Dan has 5 years of experience as a Speech and Language Therapist, and has worked in the NHS, as an independent therapist, and more recently for a private healthcare provider. He frequently works closely with families and staff in early-years settings and mainstream schools, and in families’ homes. His main areas of interest and developing specialism are in autism and language impairments. He also has a keen interest in research.