Sally Bates

sallyframeSally is the author of our award winning Early Soundplay series and a member of the orginal Clickety Books editorial team. Her blend of theoretical and clinical expertise underpins the development of all our books and resources.

Sally brings a unique combination of skills with her background in both phonetics and speech and language therapy. She is a senior lecturer in speech, language and literacy development. Her research interests include developmental speech sound disorders and the relationship between speech perception, speech production and early literacy development.

Her clinical experience includes working with children with specific language impairment and as part of a Sure Start project developing resources to promote early language skills.

Sally's first trio in the series managed to scoop a gold award at the Practical Preschool Awards 2014.

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