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Speech and Language Therapy

The Children’s Speech and Language Therapy Service provides a high quality speech and language therapy service to children and young people with speech, language, communication, feeding and swallowing difficulties.

We support children and young people from 0-18 (0-19 if attending special school) as long as their GP practice postcode is within Bath and North East Somerset.

The Local Educational Authority and the majority of schools within Bath and North East Somerset also buy additional speech and language therapy support. This means that we can sometimes provide a service to children and young people with speech, language and communication needs but whose GP practice lies outside Bath and North East Somerset.

More about us

We provide a high quality speech and language therapy service to children and young people with speech, language, communication, feeding and swallowing difficulties, including assessment, advice and therapy. We also provide training and support to parents, carers and other professionals so that we can work together to help each child/young person achieve their full potential as a communicator.

For more details about our service, please see our Local Offer document, Care Pathways, advice sheets and useful links on the ‘Resources’ tab.

How do I access this service?

We have an open referral system so that parents, carers and young people can contact us directly to make a referral. We also accept referrals from other people (e.g. Health Visitors, school staff, GPs) but only if consent has been obtained from the parent/carer or, where appropriate, from the young person themselves.

Resources

Our Local Offer

Advice Sheets

Attention and Listening Advice

Helping Children with Unclear Speech

Helping Develop Your Child’s Language

Stammering Advice from British Stammering Association

School Age Language Advice

Useful Websites

talkingpoint.org.uk

stammering.org

My daughter has come on incredibly well since the first session and not only did it help her but it showed me as a parent how to help her develop better

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