Claire Huxford


Speech and Language Therapist - child and adult

Claire Huxford is a Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist. She qualified in 2005 and has many years’ experience working with neurodivergent children and adults both within the NHS as well as in private organisations. Claire is trained to administer and interpret the findings of the ADOS-2 (Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule), the ADI-R (Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised) and The ACE (ADHD Child Evaluation, all ages to adulthood). She has worked in neurodevelopmental assessment and diagnostic services for 15 years, continually developing and expanding her knowledge and skills. She has a particular interest, expertise and specialist training in the experience of Autistic females; in the past she has provided training for diagnostic clinicians on the potential differences experienced by Autistic women and girls and the subtler characteristics to be considered during the assessment process.

Claire’s approach is friendly, warm, considerate and caring; having firsthand experience of neurodiversity in her family, she hopes to convey a solid level of understanding and empathy.

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