Nicole Luciana Zocchi is a Bilingual Speech and Language Therapist, specialised in the Paediatric field.
Work experience in Italy
Nicole qualified Magna Cum Laude, with a Bachelor’s Degree, at the University of Milan, in 2016. During her studies, she had several opportunities to work with a varied paediatric and adult caseload. She has taken a particular interest in Early Years, children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Bilingualism and Speech Sound Disorders.
Work experience in UK
Nicole moved to London in 2017. Initially, she has been working as a Learning Support Assistant, in a private school, and had the chance to work on a one-to-one basis in a scholastic environment. Thanks to this fundamental working experience, she has learnt about the organisation of British schools, the curriculum and the standards that children are expected to achieve. From 2018 to 2019, alongside with her Speech and Language Therapy Assistant role, she has also been working as an Occupational Therapy assistant, by working alongside with an Occupational Therapist.
In 2019, Nicole has received her HCPC qualification and has worked as a Bilingual Speech and Language Therapist, prior in a private practice and now, she is working at St George’s University Hospital NHS Trust, in a multidisciplinary team, mainly based in Primary Schools.
She is enthusiastic, committed to learning and passionate about Speech and Language development in children. She thoroughly enjoys working as part of a multidisciplinary team and believes it is crucial to be able to work as part of a team to ensure a child’s progress is maximised.
Nicole has been working with a varied Paediatric caseload, from early years to college-aged students, closely cooperating with parents, care givers, school team and other professionals involved. She has attended several Professional Development Courses, and has achieved Level 4 Makaton.
Nicole is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT).
Bilingualism, Speech and Language development in children.
Nicole Luciana Zocchi is an Italian Speech and Language Therapist in London.