Sally Almurr - High Hopes Dubai

Sally Almurr

Speech and Language Therapist
DHA License Number: 00167781-002

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Biography

Sally is a Senior Speech and Language Therapist focused on children aged up to 15 years who have language impairment, dyslexia, autism spectrum disorder, hearing loss, apraxia, Down syndrome, and phonological disorder.

She works closely with parents and is passionate about coaching them throughout the therapy sessions and providing them with practical tools and strategies to support their children at home. She can deliver speech and language therapy sessions in Arabic (including Emirati Dialect), English, and French.

Sally runs three professional programs for parents: “It Takes Two to Talk”, “More Than Words”, and “TalkAbility”. She also runs a program for teachers, “Learning Language and Loving It.”

Sally has over nine years of professional experience across various settings, ranging from schools and private clinics to hospital and rehabilitation centers. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the Lebanese University and is certified by The Hanen Centre in Canada and The PROMPT Institute in the USA for treating children with apraxia.

HER CERTIFICATIONS

  • Introduction to PROMPT
  • Sensory Motor Approach to Apraxia of Speech by Talk Tools
  • Hanen Program: More Than Words
  • Hanen Program: TalkAbility
  • Hanen Program: Learning Language And Loving It
  • Hanen Program: It Takes Two To Talk
  • Foundations of the Academy of Orton-Gillingham: Practitionners & Educators Approach (AOGPE)

HER Expertise

  • ADHD /ADD
  • Articulation Disorders
  • Autism Spectrum Condition
  • Chromosomal/Genetic Disorders
  • Developmental Language Disorder
  • Differential Diagnosis of Speech Sound Disorders
  • Down syndrome
  • Dyspraxia
  • Genetic and chromosomal conditions
  • Global Developmental Delays
  • Hearing loss
  • Language and developmental delay
  • Learning disabilities
  • Language processing disorder
  • Motor-Speech Disorders
  • Muteness – Selective Mutism
  • Orthodontic disorders
  • Pervasive developmental disorders
  • Phonological and articulation disorders
  • Pragmatic Language Disorder
  • Spasmodic Dysphonia
  • Speech Errors
  • Speech Sound Delay/Disorder
  • Stuttering
  • Syntax

Blogs by Sally Almurr

How parents can leverage daily routines to build their children’s language skills
How parents can leverage daily routines to build their children’s language skills
March 4th, 2022

Research proves that following daily routines such as bathing, feeding, changing clothes, and riding in a car significantly impacts children’s communication and language development, thus…

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