Louise Engers

About Louise

Louise has been a qualified Speech and Language Therapist since 2003 with experience in provision of services to both paediatrics and adults with learning disabilities, including specialist skills in Autism Spectrum Disorders, mental health disorders, challenging behaviour, Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) and Sensory Integration.

She has been a Registered Intermediary since January 2014, covering approximately 1000 cases, working with both children and adults with a range of communication needs arising from learning disabilities and mental health disorders. Louise has completed the extended skills training run by Intermediaries for Justice on Working with Defendants in 2018 and Working in Family Proceedings in 2019. She has provided court appointed intermediary services in a range of jurisdictions since 2018. Louise is an Accredited Registered Intermediary and Registered Intermediary Regional Coordinator for the Midlands Region for the Ministry of Justice, and is the Chair of the Registered Intermediary Reference Team.

Expertise

  • Unclear Speech
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Dyslexia
  • Learning Disability or Difficulties
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder (including Asperger’s Syndrome)
  • ADHD
  • Child
  • Depression and/or Anxiety
  • Diagnosed mental health disorders
  • Undiagnosed mental health concerns
  • Dementia (including Alzheimer’s Disease)

Training & Education

2019:

Working in Family Proceedings, Intermediaries for Justice

2018:

Working with Defendants course, Intermediaries for Justice

2014:

Registered Intermediary course, City Law, London

2009:

MSc Learning Disability and Multi-Sensory Impairment, University of Manchester

2003:

BSc (Hons) Speech & Language Therapy, Birmingham City University