Alison Futerman - Speech & Language Therapy

Alison is a qualified Speech and Language Therapist and has worked within our schools in the Eden Academy since 1995.

In her role as Joint Service Manager she has responsibility for the shaping and delivering the Speech and Language Therapy (SaLT) Service.

Alison works with the rest of the SaLT team to identify our pupils' barriers to communication, and works closely with the education teams to ensure that communication is embedded in all aspects of our pupils' day at school with everyone that they come into contact with.  Alison is passionate that each of our children in the Academy find a way to express themselves.

Since qualifying in 1995 Alison has specialised in working with people with  learning disabilities and complex needs.  She has worked in a range of settings including: Specialist AAC centre, community adults with learning disability services, special schools, mainstream school, units for adults with challenging behaviour, transition work from long stay institutions, autism and ADHD advisory service.