Lize Rooi | Speech & Language Therapist | Aspris

Speech and Language Therapist

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in speech-language pathology – University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Master’s degree in augmentative and alternative communication – University of Pretoria, South Africa
  • Trained in the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)

Areas of Expertise

  • Language delay/disorders
  • Autism spectrum disorders (ASD)
  • Learning difficulties
  • Speech sound disorders
  • Cerebral palsy

Modes of treatment

  • Language stimulation
  • Early childhood intervention
  • AAC implementation
  • Feeding and swallowing intervention
  • Fluency counselling and intervention

Professional Experience

Lizé is a Speech and Language Therapist who has over 16 years of experience in supporting the adult and paediatric populations, with special interest in early language learning. Prior to joining Aspris, Lizé provided SLP services at a special needs school for children and young people with Autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Additionally, Lizé has experience serving various populations at an academic hospital and rehabilitation settings in South Africa.

Lizé is a strong advocate for family-centred care and aims to assist clients in a way that accommodates their family needs and priorities. Furthermore, she strives to improve clients’ quality of life through evident-based SLP interventions and practices.

Languages

  • English
  • Afrikaans