Child and adolescent speech and language therapy (SALT)

The speech and language therapy service provides specialist assessment, diagnosis, treatment and management of communications and/or feeding and swallowing difficulties for people up to the age of 19. The team works with parents, carers, early years 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:

  • voice disorders
  • language difficulties
  • speech and sound difficulties
  • eating, drinking and swallowing difficulties
  • delayed language and communication

Patient information

Speech and language therapy service
Wood Street Health Centre
6 Linford Road
E17 3LA
Tel: 0208 430 7970
Fax: 0208 430 7961
Opening times: Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm


Referrals are accepted from parents/guardians and health, education and social care professionals. A specialist children's service referral fom must be completed, and signed consent from parent/guardian to share information must be provided. Please refer to the For clinicians page for more information.