Why Speech and Language Therapy?
- To improve communication skills
- achieve individual goals
- build confidence in communicating with others, such as friends
- improve opportunities to communicate and quality of life
What can we work on?
- Speech sound difficulties such as missing sounds of words, substituting one sound for another e.g. t-k,
- Language delay such as limited word production, reduced confidence in talking with others,
- Building confidence in communicating
- Advice to parents and teachers to encourage language development
How to move forward:
- Initial consultation using play and/or informal/formal assessment to find out targets for therapy and to provide initial advice for parents to work on
- Treatment sessions: individual or group therapy working on individual speech sound targets or individual goals.
- Parent advice sessions
- Creating therapy programmes to be completed at home
- Language groups focusing on Narrative Therapy to encourage language development
- Clinic appointments
- School (with permission)
- Home visits