Catherine Shooter

School Governor, former teacher turned school volunteer. Sharing experiences of parenting a child with severe speech and communication need.

Catherine Shooter is mum to three boys and lives in Surrey with her husband -Tim. Her second child- Alexander was diagnosed with severe Childhood Apraxia - wanting to communicate by unable to. Despite the bleak diagnosis, the family have overcome the hopelessness of a bleak future and continue to explore ways to see Alexander achieve his potential to live a successful life.

Catherine shares her thoughts and experiences of navigating life with Alexander as a child in need of long term support with speech, language and communication needs.