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Speech and Language Therapy Service

Description

The speech and language therapy service is a community based service for children and young people aged 0 - 19. The service operates across the East Riding of Yorkshire and provides input in a range of settings including, home, clinic, mainstream schools and special schools. Assessment, advice and treatment (if appropriate) is provided for children with:

  • Delayed speech, language or communication skills
  • Complex needs
  • Specific Speech and language impairment
  • Dysfluency
  • Cleft Palate
  • Hearing Impairment
  • Physical Disability
  • Autism
  • Learning Difficulty
  • Eating and drinking difficulties

Children requiring support from speech and language therapy services may receive one or more of the following:

  • Training and advice for parents/carers and other service providers (health, social work, education)
  • Provision of programmes of work and ways of supporting the child in different environments and by different people
  • Involvement with educational and transition planning
  • Direct therapy with child individually or in a group
  • Support and empower parents and carers to manage the care of their child

Following the agreed period of support the child's progress will be reviewed in partnership with parents/carers and others and further recommendations and actions will be adopted according to the child's changing needs.

Parking and accessibility
Service provided at health centres. Outreach services available across the East Riding.
Registered service and regulatory body

All therapists are registered to practice with the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC).

Staff training and experience

All therapists receive appropriate training (undergraduate and post graduate training) to work with children and young people with SEND and their families, including sign language. Interpretators are available for families with English as a Second Language.

Contact
Speech and Language Therapy Service
(01482) 617922
Victoria House
Park Street
Hull
HU2 8TD
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Description

The speech and language therapy service is a community based service for children and young people aged 0 - 19. The service operates across the East Riding of Yorkshire and provides input in a range of settings including, home, clinic, mainstream schools and special schools. Assessment, advice and treatment (if appropriate) is provided for children with:

  • Delayed speech, language or communication skills
  • Complex needs
  • Specific Speech and language impairment
  • Dysfluency
  • Cleft Palate
  • Hearing Impairment
  • Physical Disability
  • Autism
  • Learning Difficulty
  • Eating and drinking difficulties

Children requiring support from speech and language therapy services may receive one or more of the following:

  • Training and advice for parents/carers and other service providers (health, social work, education)
  • Provision of programmes of work and ways of supporting the child in different environments and by different people
  • Involvement with educational and transition planning
  • Direct therapy with child individually or in a group
  • Support and empower parents and carers to manage the care of their child

Following the agreed period of support the child's progress will be reviewed in partnership with parents/carers and others and further recommendations and actions will be adopted according to the child's changing needs.

Age
0-19
How to access
  • You can self refer by calling
  • You can self refer with an online form or email
  • Your GP or health worker can refer you
  • You will need to have an assessment