About Me

Speak Up for Kids
Charlotte Smith - Speak Up for Kids - Speech and Language Therapy in Carlisle, Cumbria

My name is Charlotte Smith and my working life is dedicated to supporting children and families through the delivery of speech and language therapy.

After graduating with a BSc Hons. degree in Speech Pathology and Therapy from Queen Margaret University in 2005, I began working as a qualified therapist for the NHS delivering one-to-one and group support to children in a variety of clinical settings, schools and nurseries in north Cumbria.

Over the years I’ve had the pleasure of supporting multiple families in community clinics, schools and nurseries and treating children with additional needs. Every aspect of my therapy is based on absolute best practice and a commitment to continuing professional development.

My training and experience

Specialist in supporting children with feeding difficulties

Specialist in supporting children with feeding difficulties

Additional training in cleft palate

Additional training in cleft palate

Qualified facilitator of the Hanen: It Takes Two to Talk programme

Qualified facilitator of the Hanen: It Takes Two to Talk programme

Trained in British Sign Language and Singalong

Trained in British Sign Language and Singalong

Sing and Sign baby and toddler classes

Sing and Sign baby and toddler classes

Up to date Safeguarding qualification

Up to date Safeguarding qualification

Possession of an enhanced DBS check

Possession of an enhanced DBS check

Basic life support

Basic life support

Professional development

I am registered with:

Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT)

Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT)

Association of Speech and Language Therapists in Independent Practice (ASLTIP)

Association of Speech and Language Therapists in Independent Practice (ASLTIP)

Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists
HCPC Registered Member
Sign and Sing

“With my help we can empower your child to discover their voice.”

As parents, you know your child inside out and have a deep understanding of their needs. I am here to listen to those needs, make a detailed evaluation and develop a practical plan of action that will help your child reach their full potential.

Click here to find out more about my services and how to book a free consultation.

Speak Up For Kids
"Charlotte has recently started working with our child who has a speech delay. After a few sessions she managed to establish not only a very good relationship with our child but also a creative, fun structure to his learning. Charlotte brings exciting bags of goodies to learn and play with. We are delighted with his progress and can confidently recommend Charlotte."