• About Us
  • Our Team
  • Melanie Carte
  • Hannah Litchfield
  • Megan Clark
  • Liz Carvell
  • Melanie Carte

    BSc (Hons) Senior Speech and Language Therapist and Service Manager

    Melanie qualified with a 2:1 BSc (Hons) in Human Communication: Speech and Language Therapy from DeMontfort University in 2008 and is fully registered with the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) and the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). Between 2008 and 2015, Melanie worked in a specialist school setting for young people with a range of speech, language and communication needs (SLCN), including Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) and Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs before transitioning to independent practice in which she worked with many local mainstream primary schools, nursery settings and individual service users within Leicestershire and the bordering counties. Melanie joined EPIC Speech and Language Therapy Services in March 2017 as Service Manager and specialises in:

    • AAC users
    • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
    • Complex Needs
    • Developmental Language Disorder (DLD)
    • Dyspraxia
    • Dysfluency
    • Early Years
    • Learning Disability
    • Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH)
    • Selective Mutism
  • Hannah Litchfield

    BSc (Hons) Speech and Language Therapist

    Hannah qualified with a First Class BSc (Hons) in Human Communication: Speech and Language Therapy from DeMontfort University in 2018 and is fully registered with the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) and the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). Working at EPIC SALT is Hannah’s first position as a newly qualified Speech and Language Therapist, following various placements in schools and early years settings during her degree course. Prior to studying Speech and Language Therapy, Hannah worked in the pharmaceutical industry for 14 years, undertaking clinical research in multi-disciplinary teams globally, across several therapeutic areas. Between 2010 and 2014 Hannah took the opportunity to live and work abroad in Belgium, which gave her an opportunity to improve her French and increase her cultural awareness. Hannah joined EPIC Speech and Language Therapy Services in May 2018.

  • Megan Clark

    BSc (Hons) Speech and Language Therapist

    Megan qualified with a 2:1 BSc (Hons) in Human Communication: Speech and Language Therapy from DeMontfort University in 2008 and is fully registered with the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) and the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). Between 2008 and 2010, Megan worked in specialist school settings for young people with a range of speech, language and communication needs (SLCN), including Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Language Disorder and Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH). Megan then worked within the NHS between 2010-2015 as part of a specialist Developmental Language Disorder team within mainstream schools, an Emotional Behaviour difficulties (EBD) specialist school and children with dysfluency before transitioning to independent practice in 2015. Since this transition she has worked in mainstream schools, a specialist Autism provision within a local authority special school and a specialist school environment for children with Autism, SEMH and EBD. She also worked with individual families within nursery and home settings. Throughout her working career Megan has also delivered a range of training sessions within schools around SLCN and associated difficulties. Megan joined EPIC Speech and Language Therapy Services in June 2018 as an Associate Speech and Language Therapist and specialises in:

    • Developmental Language Disorder (DLD)
    • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
    • Complex Needs
    • Dysfluency
    • Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH)
    • EBD (Emotional and Behaviour difficulties)
  • Liz Carvell

    BSc (Hons) Administrator

    Liz qualified with a 2:1 BSc (Hons) in Human Communication: Speech and Language Therapy from DeMontfort University in 2000 and has since worked in a number of administrative roles, the most recent being with some of the Deaf community in Leicester. Liz joined EPIC Speech and Language Therapy Services in April 2017 and with her educational background and experience as well as her degree in Speech and Language Therapy, Liz is well placed to help schools with their enquiries regarding speech and language therapy.

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