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Speech and language therapy

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Referral Information

Referral Forms

Professionals

If you are concerned about a child's speech and language please click on the appropriate link above.

Parents / Carers

If you are concerned about your child's speech and language please phone 01482 617922.

 

Additional Information 

Who are we?

We are an experienced team of speech and language therapists and assistants, with a wide range of knowledge, providing specialist and mainstream services.

We have an open referral system.

What do Children’s Speech and Language Therapists do?

The service we provide varies depending on the child’s individual need, but may include:

  • treatment planning;
  • liaison with parents/carers;
  • liaison with education staff;
  • liaison with other relevant professionals;
  • individual therapy;
  • group therapy;
  • training others;
  • referral to other agencies;
  • contributing to multidisciplinary meetings;
  • advice and support.

We provide a range of specialist and mainstream services, which include:

Autistic Spectrum Disorder

Cleft Palate

Dysfluency

Hearing impairment

Learning difficulty

Mainstream speech and language

Physical disability

Pre-school complex needs

Specific language impairment

Who do we work with?

Our service supports children from 0-19 years, helping them to meet their individual goals. We also work with parents and carers, who may be asked to participate in therapy sessions and carry out therapeutic activities at home. 

We work in partnership with other professionals as part of a multi-disciplinary team, which may include:

  • consultants
  • GP’s
  • health visitors
  • school health
  • physiotherapists
  • social services
  • educational psychologists
  • teachers / special educational needs coordinators
  • portage service
  • occupational therapists

Where do we work?

We are a community based service. Children may be seen in:

  • their own home;
  • mainstream and special needs schools;
  • nurseries;
  • community venues.

The setting we chose depends on child's needs.  

Training for professionals

We provide a range of courses aimed at professionals. For course details and application from, please click here. We can also provide tailored training suited to your needs and settings. If you would like to discuss your training needs, please call 01482 617922. 

 
 
 
 
 
 

Resources   

Resources 

Please click on the links below to access paediatric speech and language therapy resources. The children's speech and the children's language resouces should only be used following a recommendation by a Speech and Language Therapist.

Children's speech resources

Children's language resources

Useful external resources

 

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