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Meriem is a speech and language therapist who specialises in working with school aged children with speech and language needs. She joined the School of Health Sciences in 2021 as Lecturer in Speech and Language Therapy. Prior to this, Meriem worked at Birmingham City University as a visiting lecturer.
Meriem has an avid interest in promoting inclusion and diversity within the speech and language therapy profession. She is the co-founder of SLTeaTime; a podcast focusing on discussions related to race and ethnicity within the profession. She has also worked closely with the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists in bringing this topic to the forefront of the profession.
Meriem continues to support school aged children with speech and language needs in mainstream primary schools and a specialist speech sound clinic.
- BSc (Hons) Speech and Language Therapy, Birmingham City University, United Kingdom, Jun 2017
- BSc (Hons) Biology, Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom, Jul 2014
- Specialist Speech and Language Therapist, Barts Health NHS Trust, Feb 2021 – present
- Specialist Speech and Language Therapist, Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust, Nov 2019 – Feb 2021
- Speech and Language Therapist, Barts Health NHS Trust, Jul 2017 – Nov 2019
Memberships of professional organisations
- Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists, Jul 2017 – present
- HCPC, Jul 2017 – present
- Health's Got Talent (2022) Gold award
- Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (2021) Giving Voice
SL1014 Speech Disorders, Dysfluency and Alternative and Augmentative Communication
SLM104 Speech Disorders, Dysfluency and Alternative and Augmentative Communication
Publications by category
- (2022). Hidden Scars: Effect of racial trauma on Black, Asian and ethnic minority communities. RCSLT Bulletin, pp. 20–21