• Treatment programmes
  • Adult speech & language treatment
  • Training
  • Lee Silvermann Voice Therapy
Speech Advance is a specialist Speech and Language Therapy service for adults with acquired communication and swallowing disorders. Providing assessment and therapy in Staffordshire, Shropshire and surrounding areas.

NatalieSpeech Advance is an independent speech and language therapy service run by Natalie Mincher-Lockett BScSLT MA, offering professionalconsultation, screeningassessment, treatment programmes, advice and training for adults and carers, within peoples own homes and/or place of residence.

The service provides speech and language therapy to adults with acquired speech, language and swallowing difficulties, as a result of a wide variety of neurological conditions, for example:

  • Parkinson's (PD)
  • Motor neurones disease (MND)
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Huntington's disease (HD)
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic brain/ head injury
  • Brain surgery/tumour
  • Dementia
  • Other degenerative/ neurological disorders



OSCE examinations at Birmingham City University

It's that exam time of year again!! And so Speech Advance had the pleasure of spending the day with lecturers at Birmingham City University (BCU) to help examine the first year students OSCE's (Objective Structured Clinical Examinations). Yet again the univserity was so welcoming to us visiting clinicians and to the students, which always makes the day enjoyable (and less stressful for the students!!) We are happy to report the students did so well! So a massive well done to you all and to all the lecturers for preparing you all so well!  Read more >

Jun 1, 2017

West Midlands Clinical Excellence Network study day - 'Aphasia and Quality of Life' with Madeline Cruice

The West Midlands Neuro Rehab Clincial Excellence Network (CEN) are holding yet another fantastic study day that Speech Advance are proud to be part of. Madeline Cruice from City University London will be joining us at Birmingham City University, on Friday 7th July 2017, to talk about Aphasia and Quality of Life. Please come and join us!! We'd love to see you there!  For more information or to book please contact centralneurorehabcen@gmail.com Read more >

May 11, 2017

Client's with Hidden Talents

So last week I saw a new client who came to see me as he has Parkinson's and needs support to impore and maintain his speech. He then sent me a poem he'd written! I was so overwhelmed!! Such a talent... would you like to read it?!  Read more >

Apr 10, 2017
If you have any queries, require more information about speech and language therapy or would like to arrange an appointment please contact me today.