Samreen is a Speech and Language Therapist with in-depth experience working with children with Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Developmental Language Disorders and Social Communication Disorders. She is certified in multiple therapeutic approaches such as PECs and TalkTools alongside attending various trainings for using a holistic approach in language stimulation, targeting language through play for early intervention and using AAC in speech and language therapy sessions to facilitate communication. She is currently pursuing a Master of Science degree in Speech, Language, and Communication at City University of London.
She has a dual Bachelor of Science in Audiology and Speech, Language Therapy and has specialized at the outpatient clinic of her alma mater, Ziauddin University. She has also completed multiple internships and externships at specialised clinics and institutes for children and youth with Down Syndrome and Cerebral Palsy.
Samreen’s other areas of expertise include assessing and providing intervention for children with speech sound disorders, hearing impairment and feeding and swallowing difficulties with a focus on working with pre-school and primary school children requiring early intervention. She is currently learning more about sensory integration in speech therapy and plans to implement that in her sessions. She uses a hybrid approach in therapy with the aim of achieving outcome measures through a multidisciplinary team approach that includes other professionals as well as family/caregiver inputs.
Samreen is fluent in English and Urdu and can assess and provide intervention in both languages.