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Speech And Language Therapy Children's Service


Service Description

The Children’s Speech and Language Therapy Service provides assessment and intervention for children and young people with a range of speech, language and communication needs, and also those with eating and drinking difficulties. This may include those who have:

• Language delay or disorder
• Specific Language Impairment
• Speech Disorders
• Social Communication difficulties including those associated with Autistic Spectrum Disorders
• Stammering
• Hearing Impairment
• Complex needs

Services are provided in settings which include mainstream primary schools, community clinics and special schools. Speech and Language Therapists have a role in working with children and young people, and those whose care for and educate them.

Intervention addresses the communication or eating and drinking needs identified as assessment and aims to improve the well-being of individuals through facilitating their day to day interventions or eating and drinking experiences.

Suitable for ages

Age of Users
From 0 To 19


Cost per Session
Cost per Hour
Cost per Day
Over 2's Cost per Week
Under 2's Cost per Week

Questions & Answers

Can Families Self-Refer To The Service?
Do You Have Child Protection Policies And Procedures
Eligibility - Can The Service Be Accessed By Extended Family Members Or Carers
Has A Service Description?
Is There A Waiting List?

Further Information

Provider Type
Health Services
Suitable For
Downs Syndrome Speech, Language & Communication Needs (SLCN) Visual Impairment Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Social, Emotional, Behaviour Difficulty (SEBD) Complex Needs Long Term Medical Conditions Specific Learning Difficulties Profound & Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD) Severe Learning Difficulty (SLD) Specific Learning Difficulty Tourette's Dyslexia Epilepsy Moderate Learning Difficulty (MLD) Hearing Impairment and Deafness Multi-Sensory Impairment (MSI) Physical Disability
Delivery Channels
Office / Premises Schools
Referral Criteria
By Parents Or Family Via Gp Or Other Health Professional Via School