Speech And Language Therapy Children's Service
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. This will include those who have:
• Developmental Language Disorder (DLD)
• Social Communication difficulties including those associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
• Speech Disorders
• Hearing Impairment
• Complex needs
Services are provided in settings which include mainstream primary and secondary schools, community clinics and special schools. Speech and Language Therapists have a role in working with children and young people, and the adults who care for and educate them.
We also have an Eating and Drinking clinic service which provides assessment and intervention for children and young people who have difficulties swallowing and are at risk of food and drink going into their lungs.
We provide assessment and intervention sessions for children, young people and their families.
We provide support for parents and families for children and young people on our caseload.