Sandy graduated from the University of Cape Town with a BSc. In Speech and Language Pathology in 2002 and has worked in various settings throughout her career. This culminated in heading up Autism South Africa, a national disability organisation in South Africa. She spearheaded the implementation of the World Health Care Organisation’s Caregiver Skills Training Project in South Africa and has been consulted by UNICEF (Paris, France) during 2018 in regard to the status of disability in Africa. Sandy was awarded her Masters in Augmentative and Alternative Communication in 2018 from the University of Pretoria.
Since arriving in the United Kingdom in 2019 Sandy has worked in paediatric school and hospital settings. Sandy is a registered member of the Health and Care Professions Council and the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists. She has extensive experience working with children who have complex communication needs, including Autism Spectrum Disorders, Early Language Delays, Physical Disabilities, AAC implementation.
Sandy is passionate about innovative, dynamic evidence-based practice and making a tangible difference in her client’s and family’s lives.