Emma Jordan is a specialist speech and language therapist. She started her clinical practice working with both preschool and school age children in a range of settings. Emma has worked in Worcestershire for over ten years and now leads the speech and language therapy team in the Wyre Forest. Emma continues her clinical practice primarily supporting children and young people in mainstream schools. Her specialist area is neuro-developmental difficulties.
Emma has a history of working in close collaboration with education colleagues. She manages Language for Learning in partnership with Sue Hayden, specialist teacher. Emma and Sue have co-written the Language for Learning training courses and materials with Language for Learning: a practical guide for supporting pupils with language and communication difficulties across the curriculum winning the NASEN and TES Book Award for Teaching and Learning in 2005. Language for Learning in the Secondary School was published in 2011.
From 2009 – 2011, Emma worked for Worcestershire County Council and NHS Worcestershire, project managing a commissioning review of all SLCN services. This culminated in winning the Shine a Light Award for Commissioning as part of Hello, the national year of communication.