Sue Addlestone qualified with a degree in Speech Pathology and Therapy from Manchester University in 1986 and has since worked in Australia, Salford, Manchester and Stockport.
During her career, Sue has worked with both children and adults with a range of speech and language difficulties. Her work has been in the following settings: a special school, mainstream schools, health centres and NHS hospitals. Her work as a lecturer for students on the Speech Therapy degree course (Manchester Metropolitan University) helped in the training of future speech therapists. In addition Sue has a Certificate in counselling, family therapy and expertise in a cognitive behavioural therapy.
Interviewed on Newsround in feature about stammering. Sue talks about stammering in high pressure situations and how it can be fixed with the right professional help.
Writing of feature article speech and language therapy journal read nationally by practising clinicians. This article was about Sue’s innovative therapy approach for a difficult to treat speech problem.
Elected as Specialist Speech and Language Therapist for the North West UK launch of the Speecheasy device for stammerers. (April 08)http://www.speecheasy.com
Amazon launches online sales of The Sourcebook of Practical Communication. (January 2003)
Awarded post of Associate Lecturer in Speech Therapy at Manchester Metropolitan University. (November 2007).http://www.rihsc.mmu.ac.uk
Publication of Book: The Sourcebook of Practical Communication is first published by Speechmark press.(September 2002)http://www.speechmark.net
Sue is appointed as the Specialist Speech Therapy Reviewer for ENT news periodical. (March 2001)http://www.pinpointmedical.com
Sue featured on North West News about Speech Therapy and voice. Her successful treatment for a female vicar enabled this lady to return to work, which she had been forced to give up due to voice loss. (June 2002)