Children’s speech and language therapy service

The children’s speech and language therapy service provides support to children and young people aged 0-18 years with communication and/or eating and drinking difficulties (dysphagia) who live in Barnsley or who are registered with a Barnsley GP and who meet our referral criteria.

We offer:

  • Specialised assessment and therapy
  • Training and education
  • Prevention/health promotion

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Why would someone choose the service

  • Children are seen quickly.  We see children between 2 to 6 weeks from referral.  They get help if they need it straight away.
  • 9 out of 10 parents report that they would recommend our service to their friends and family (July 2014)
  • 9 out of 10 carers reported that our service helped their child (July 2014)
  • We offer training to parents, carers and professionals.  10 out of 10 people report that our training was useful,  well presented and was a good use of their time (July 2014)
  • 10 out 10 people said they would come to more training in the future (2014)

Staff you may meet

  • Activity co-ordinator
  • Administrator
  • Care navigator
  • Dietitian
  • Doctor
  • Domestic
  • Housekeeper
  • Non-clinical support staff
  • Nurse
  • Nursing assistant
  • Occupational therapist
  • Other clinical staff
  • Physiotherapist
  • Porter
  • Psychologist
  • Receptionist
  • Social worker
  • Specialist advisor
  • Specialist health worker
  • Support worker
  • Telephonist
  • Therapist

Page last updated on December 8th, 2017

Service delivered in: Barnsley