Children’s Speech and Language Service

The Children’s Speech and Language Service provides specialist assessment and treatment for children who, for a variety of reasons, may be experiencing difficulties communicating.

The service currently operates an open referral system, meaning anyone who has concerns may refer a child, although all forms must have parental consent before they are considered.

The service helps children who have difficulty with:

  • Talking clearly
  • Expressing themselves
  • Social communication
  • Understanding what is said to them
  • Talking fluently
  • Voice quality
  • Feeding / swallowing


Communication starts at birth...




To find out more about our Service, click here to view our Information Leaflet. If you would prefer a child-friendly version, click here.