Welcome to ACT for Yorkshire Ltd. Tessa Ackerman and Zoe Coates have both been Speech & Language Therapists for over 25 years; moving from the NHS to set up in independent practice together in 2011. We provide a specialist service for adults with communication and swallowing difficulties following a neurological condition such as:
- Stroke >>
- Head Injury >>
- Parkinson's Disease >>
- Dementia >>
- Motor Neurone Disease >>
- Multiple Sclerosis >>
- Huntington's Disease >>
- Brain Tumour >>
We also treat people with
We are LSVT certified clinicians and offer LSVT (Lee Silverman Voice Treatment).
Virgin Trains launch communication cards for passengers with 'invisible' disabilities
An initiative helping passengers with communication difficulties has launched on Virgin Trains. JAM cards, which can be presented physically or on an app, stand for "Just A Minute". The cards allow holders to signal to train staff that they have an “invisible disability” in a discreet way, and avoid embarrassment.
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Story taken from The Evening Standard - https://www.standard.co.uk/news/transport/virgin-trains-launch-communication-cards-for-passengers-with-invisible-disabilities-a4090241.html
"Outstanding professionalism" - E. Richardson, North Yorkshire.
"You taught us strategies with which to cope with the aphasia. These continue to be very helpful" - NG, Sheffield.
"We always felt well informed about costs and what to expect during the therapy sessions" - Mr & Mrs Parry, Ilkley.