Kim Bates

Kim is a highly specialist Speech and Language Therapist working in the Neurodisability team. She has worked at Great Ormond Street Hospital since April 2012. 

Kim currently works in the Neurodevelopmental Assessment Clinic and the Communication, Learning and Technology Team.

Special interests

Her special interests include alternative and augmentative communication for children who have complex needs and the assessment of children with autism spectrum disorders.


  • alternative and augmentative communication

  • developmental language disorders

  • autism spectrum disorder

  • cerebral palsy


Qualifications and training

  • Human Communication Sciences BSc (Hons), University College London 

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Member of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Member of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) 

Research interests

Family Focused working


Neurodevelopmental Assessment clinic 

0207 405 9200 ext 1143

Communication, Learning and Technology Team

0207 405 9200 ext 1144