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, 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
• 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.