Speech and Language Therapy – Community children's team

The speech and language therapy service provides specialist assessment, diagnosis, treatment and management of communication for children and young people up to the age of 16, or 19 with an EHCP. The team works with parents, carers, early year’s practitioners, schools and other healthcare professionals to create a supportive environment for the development of communication skills.

The service supports children and young people who are displaying:

  • Difficulties understanding and/or using words or sentences
  • Speech sound difficulties
  • Difficulties with social  communication and social interaction
  • Language that needs to be supported using alternative or augmentative communication
  • Stammering
  • Language difficulties as part of hearing impairment
  • Voice disorders

For further information please visit the Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists' website, https://www.rcslt.org/speech_and_language_therapy/explained

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