About Inclusive's Training & Trainers
Sandra Thistlethwaite Specialist Speech and Language Therapist
Sandra is a qualified speech and language therapist. She worked for the NHS for over 10 years, supporting pupils with physical disabilities/ autistic spectrum disorder in special and mainstream schools and young adults with learning disabilities in social services settings.
She joined the ACE Centre North, a charity that provides independent assessment and training in the field of Assistive Technology, in 2000. Sandra was assessment co-ordinator and resource manager for the Centre as well as playing a significant role in the management of the Communication Aid Project.
At Inclusive Technology, Sandra has joined the Information Team with her special areas of interest being physical access and alternative/ augmentative communication.
Feedback from Sandra's presentations:
A most impressive and enjoyable day. Sandra was full of advice - answered lots of queries regarding individual children. Now feel empowered to go back and put lots into practice. And what personal attention - excellent value for money!!!
This training course went above and beyond my expectations. I thought it was an impossible task for someone to get me interested in AAC!
Sandra was extremely helpful and very well informed. She tailor-made the training to our needs and was extremely flexible. She gave information re; useful websites and included excellent resources in the delegate pack. After just one day I feel much more confident about AAC and for the first time, I am actually looking forward to doing more training and building up my expertise and experience.
Thank you for another great course Sandra. Excellent information, excellent resources, encourages me to change practice for the better.
Wonderful day - Sandra was great. Informal and relaxed atmosphere. Thank you!
Sandra was very patient. Great course.
An excellent day. Sandra was very patient and very informative. Thank you very much.
I found all of the training most useful. Thank you very much Sandra for such a wonderfully informative and personally tailored day.