About Ben Bolton
Ben is a qualified Speech and Language Therapist. He joined Leeds Beckett University in 2017 and continues to work clinically in the NHS and private practice.
Ben has worked in clinical practice for the past 10 years. He has worked in mainstream schools, nurseries and clinics with children with a range of communication difficulties. He has also developed specialist roles within Early years education, the youth justice service and has a particular interest in working with children and adults who stammer.
Currently Ben works as a senior lecturer at Leeds Beckett University alongside a role as team leader for a mainstream paediatric team in the NHS.
Ben currently teaches the following modules on BSc (Hons) Speech and Language Therapy:
- Clinical Phonetics and Phonology
- Speech and Language Pathology
- Clinical and Professional Skills
As part of his postgraduate studies Ben carried out research into providing intensive residential therapy for teenagers who stammer. These findings have been shared at conferences and through publication in professional magazines. This continues to be a specific are of interest in Ben's research alongside interventions for people who stammer from all ages. Ben also is interested in speech and language therapy intervention for children based in mainstream settings.