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Children’s Speech and Language Therapy Service

The Walsall Speech and Language Therapy (SLT) department provides a range of services to children, young people (CYP) with Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN) and or feeding and swallowing difficulties. We work closely with a range of Professionals in health, social care and education across a variety of settings including schools, clinics and nurseries.

Speech, Language and Communication Needs include the following difficulties:

  • Understanding spoken language
  • Using spoken language
  • Speech sounds
  • Social interaction
  • Fluency (Stammering)
  • Reluctant Talking and Selective Mutism
  • Voice Disorders

 

These difficulties may be the result of or, are associated with:

  • Delayed development
  • Learning difficulties
  • Physical difficulties
  • Acquired neurological conditions
  • Autism
  • Hearing impairment
  • Cleft Palate

 

Children and Young People who speak English as a second language are supported if they are having difficulties in developing their 1st language.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Linda Bromwich
Contact Position
Head of Speech and Language Therapy
Telephone
01922 605400 (option 3)
E-mail
linda.bromwich@walsallhealthcare.nhs.uk
Website
https://www.walsallhealthcare.nhs.uk/.../speech-and-language-therapy.aspx

Where to go

Address
Blakenall Village Centre, 79
Thames Road
Walsall
Postcode
WS3 1LZ

Other Details

Availability

Age Ranges
0-19 years
Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

Referrals will be accepted for any child or young person with a speech, language or communication need including:

  • Vocabulary development
  • Talking in sentences
  • Pronunciation
  • Dysfluency (i.e. stammering)
  • Understanding spoken language
  • Early communication skills (e.g. turntaking; using gesture)
  • Social Communication

Referrals for feeding and swallowing difficulties will be accepted if they are due to a difficulty associated with a developmental; neurological; physical or medical condition.

Referral to the service for children with SLCN can be made by anyone (including parents) as long as consent has been obtained.

Referrals to the feeding and swallowing service are only accepted if they are signed by a relevant Doctor or Specialist Nurse.

Local Offer

Description

The Walsall Speech and Language Therapy (SLT) department provides a range of services to children, young people (CYP) with Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN) and or feeding and swallowing difficulties. We work closely with a range of Professionals in health, social care and education across a variety of settings including schools, clinics and nurseries.

Speech, Language and Communication Needs include the following difficulties:

  • Understanding spoken language
  • Using spoken language
  • Speech sounds
  • Social interaction
  • Fluency (Stammering)
  • Reluctant Talking and Selective Mutism
  • Voice Disorders

 

These difficulties may be the result of or, are associated with:

  • Delayed development
  • Learning difficulties
  • Physical difficulties
  • Acquired neurological conditions
  • Autism
  • Hearing impairment
  • Cleft Palate

 

Children and Young People who speak English as a second language are supported if they are having difficulties in developing their 1st language.

Contact Name
Linda Bromwich
Contact Telephone
01922 605400
Contact Email
linda.bromwich@walsallhealthcare.nhs.uk
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