Who we are
Wade Therapy Services is a mutlidisciplinary assessment service specialising solely in SEND Tribunal assessments in both Wales and England.
Following a successful career in the NHS Chris spent ten years founding; growing and subsequently selling one of the UK's largest Speech & Language Therapy practises and in August 2017 set up Wade Therapy Services to specialise solely in Speech & Language Therapy assessments for SEN Tribunals.
With a BA (Hons) Linguistics from Lancaster University and a BSc (Hons) Clinical Language Sciences (Speech and Language Therapy) from Leeds Metropolitan University, in addition to extensive post-graduate experience and specialist training, Chris is skilled in the assessment of children and adolescents with Speech, Language and Communication needs with a range of diagnoses including (but not exhausting) Autistic Spectrum Disorders; Pathological Demand Avoidance; Global Developmental Delay; Speech & Language Disorders; Down Syndrome and Social and Emotional Behavioural Disorders.
Chris works very closely with a handful of fellow Speech & Language Therapists; Occupational Therapists and Educational Psychologists, all of whom have extensive UK and International experience in the assessment of children; adolescents and adults aged 3-25.
Chris is a Consultant Speech and Language Therapist; member of the Health Care Professionals Council (HCPC) and Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT), and has an Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check.
What we do
We pride ourselves on providing robust Speech & Language Therapy; Educational Psychology Occupational Therapy SEND Tribunal assessments and in writing clear, specific and quantified, single disciplinary or multi-disciplinary reports to families across the whole of the UK.
Should you require our attendance at the SEND Tribunal we are experienced in providing clear and persuasive verbal evidence to the panel and confident in being cross-examined.
We are incredibly careful at recommending other services and will only recommend services where we have personally worked with them. With this mind we are happy to recommend:
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