Hannah Atkinson

School of Health and Social Care
 Hannah Atkinson
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  • Location

    Colchester Campus

  • Academic support hours

    9am-5pm, Monday-Friday



  • BA English Literature Durham University, (2015)

  • MSc Speech & Language Therapy University of Essex, (2017)


Other academic

  • Lecturer in Speech & Language Therapy, School of Health & Social Care, University of Essex (9/2021 - present)

Research and professional activities

Research interests

SLT Role in Mental Capacity Assessment

Adult acquired communication disorders


Acute stroke management

Dementia care

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Anatomy & Physiology for Speech & Language Therapy (HS133)

  • Typical Development Across the Lifespan (HS135)

  • Dysphagia (HS233)

  • Enhancing Communication for People with Developmental & Acquired Communication Difficulties (HS331)

  • Speech and Language Therapy Foundation Studies 1 (HS830)

  • Speech and Language Therapy - Paediatrics 4 (HS834)

  • Speech and Language Therapy - Adults 1 (HS836)

  • Speech and Language Therapy - Adults 2 (HS837)

  • Speech and Language Therapy - Adults 3 (HS838)

  • Speech and Language Therapy - Adults 4 (HS839)

  • Identification of Acquired Communication Abilities and Difficulties (HS232)

  • Practice Placement 1 (HS136)

  • Introduction to Speech and Language Therapy (HS235)



Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

9am-5pm, Monday-Friday