Heather Whorley

North Yorkshire

07757 741113

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About me

Heather is a Speech and Language Therapist who trained at Leeds Met University, qualifying in 2007. Heather is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council and with the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists.

Heather initially worked for the NHS in clinics, hospital wards, mainstream/special education needs nurseries and schools and more recently for education in a Specialist College. She has worked extensively with children, young people and adults (ages 0-25 years) who have wide ranges of complex needs including speech/language/communication, eating and drinking, physical, visual, sensory, emotional and behavioural difficulties.

Heather specialised in working with children and young people who have Autism, learning difficulties, cerebral palsy, language delays, language disorders, PMLD and dysphagia (swallowing difficulties). She has considerable experience of supporting people with augmentative and alternative communication. Heather is a Regional Makaton Tutor.
Heather can offer Speech and Language Therapy to people in Yorkshire either in your home, nursery, school or other settings as requested. Heather offers assessment, diagnosis, treatment, reports and training.

For further information and prices, please don't hesitate to email Heather at address above.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • BSC (Hons) degree - Clinical language science
  • Dysphagia - Royal College Specialist competency level
  • Makaton Regional Tutor
  • PECS
  • Member of Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists Regional Leads ALD Yorkshire hub

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Therapies offered


        Please email or phone for further information.

        Further information

        Home, Further Education, School, Nursery and other visits available.

        Makaton signing used.

        Important information

        If you have been diagnosed with or suspect you may have a pre-existing medical condition you should consult your GP for advice, diagnosis and treatment and always inform your health professional before starting any alternative or additional therapies, treatments or making any major changes in your diet or exercise programme.

        Maps & Directions

        Harrogate, HG2

        Type of session

        Home visits: Yes

        Practical details

        Sign language: Yes
        Other languages: Makaton


        Accessibility information
        Wheelchair access: Unspecified