The therapy stage of the speech and language therapy process is highly important it is where the speech and language therapist will work with you and your child to facilitate a positive change. To create lasting and functional improvements the speech and language therapist will use their knowledge and experience, your child’s assessment results, motivations, goals as well as yours and the school's priorities to create a holistic and individualised therapy programme.
The purpose of speech and language therapy
There are many reasons for delivering speech and language therapy to children, some reasons include:
- Improving current skill base to reduce frustration.
- Increasing independence and independent learning.
- Increasing social interaction and development of meaningful friendships and relationships.
- Improve self-esteem and confidence.
To allow us to provide high quality speech and language therapy that makes a positive functional impact our speech and language therapist will review your child’s progress and skills in every session to allow therapy to be tailored accordingly.
Therapy SLT for Kids provide
SLT for Kids can provide a range of therapy, some of the therapy we provide includes:
Augmentative and Alternative Communication
Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) is any form of communication that assists or replaces spoken word. This is particularly useful for those with complex needs and can be low tech or high tech communication.Read more..
Attention and listening therapy
Attention and listening therapy can help improve the length of time children can attend to an activity. It can help children learn and retain new and important information in the future.Read more..
Expressive language therapy
Expressive language therapy is any form of therapy that helps children improve their use of language. This may focus on vocabulary or narrative production.Read more..
Our speech and language therapists sometimes work alongside other professionals in order to provide the most appropriate therapy for each individual child. This is particularly useful for those children with more complex needs.Read more..
Speech therapy supports a child in their speech sound production. It can help a child’s speech become more clear to those who are communicating with them regularly.Read more..
Receptive language therapy
Receptive language therapy is any form of therapy that helps to improve a child's understanding of language. It can range from supporting their understanding of words to their understanding of stories.Read more..
Social communication therapy
Social communication therapy can be particularly useful for those children with a social communication disorder or autism. It will focus on different aspects of communication and tailored to each child’s individual needs in terms of their skills and difficulties.Read more..
Our speech and language therapists are able to provide therapy for children with voice disorders. Therapy will focus on how to support a child’s vocal use safely and effectively.Read more..
Stammering therapy will help support children who stammer in reducing or potentially overcoming their difficulties. There are many therapy programmes or techniques that can be used in stammering therapy.Read more..
Dysphagia therapy is any form of therapy that helps a child who has eating, drinking and swallowing difficulties. The aim of dysphagia therapy is to ensure that children have a safe and effective swallow.Read more..
Speech and language therapy can help to increase your child's ability to communicate their thoughts and feelings, as well understand others and the world around them.
For more information about how speech and language therapy can help your child or If you would like to speak to one of our therapists regarding a specific therapy then please email email@example.com or call us on 0330 088 2298.