The Trust was set up in 2007 by Afasic, BT, Council for Disabled Children and I CAN.

Wendy Lee - Professional Director

Wendy Lee is Professional Director for The Communication Trust, which is a consortium of mainly third sector organisations with an interest in children's speech, language and communication issues.

She has worked as a speech and language therapist for 25 years, both in clinical practice and in higher education. She has worked full time in the third sector since 2007 and has been involved in a range of projects for both I CAN and The Communication Trust.

Recent work has involved supporting the development of Speech, Language and Communication units of qualification, developing a wave 2 intervention as part of the A Chance to Talk project, consultation work with children and young people and as lead professional advisor for the national year of communication campaign. Wendy's specific area of interest is on working together with colleagues in education settings to enable ways of providing the best support for children with speech, language and communication needs in mainstream settings.