How SLTs are responding to COVID-19: case studies

The below case studies demonstrate how some SLTs have met the challenges brought on by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, offered in the spirit of sharing practises and ideas that other SLTs may find helpful.

  • Case 1: Cath Mattison - Sam and Sally's lockdown adventures
    Cath Mattison, a SLT from New Barn School, developed a puppet show to help children with autism understand what was happening in the pandemic/lockdown, incorporating current news and guidelines via Zoom. Read it here
  • Case 2: Kate Burgess and Cathy Johnston - Chattertime LIVE! 
    The Evelina London NHS Children's Community Speech and Language Therapy team virtually converted their in-person therapy at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read it here
  • Case 3: Pauline Downie - Be calm. Stay wise. Be kind
    Pauline Downie shares the response of NHS Lanarkshire’s speech and language therapy service to the start of the COVID-19 outbreak. Read it here
  • Case 4: Dr Sally Archer and Claire Twinn - When a sprint becomes a marathon
    Dr Sally Archer and Claire Twinn on the race to build and sustain the COVID-19 response at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. Read it here.
  • Case 5: Roxanne Kent - Will remote therapy stick? 
    Roxanne Kent wonders whether SLTs will continue to deliver remote rehabilitation therapy after the pandemic. Read it here
  • Case 6: Erika Mangialardi and Sarah Murphy - The iCafe group catch up
    Student SLTs Erika Mangialardi and Sarah Murphy share an innovative approach to supporting people with aphasia while furthering their own learning. Read it here