Speech and language therapists can help you with

Communication

Speech and language therapists can help you with:

Communication
Helping other people understand the best way to communicate with you
Expressing yourself using words, signs, pictures and other ways
Understanding what other people say and mean
Joining in with conversations and socialising (social communication)

Eating, drinking and swallowing
Helping you to eat and drink the foods and drinks you enjoy safely
Helping other people understand the best way to help you eat and drink safely

Speech and language therapists will:

Make an appointment to meet you and your family / carers
Do an assessment to decide what help you need
Sometimes they need to see you more than once

Speech and language therapists can see you at:

Home, work, clinic, hospital, school, college and other places

A link to our easy read patient and carer information including imagery for this service can be downloaded here;

Speech and language therapy

Reference:  L999E
Version:  V1
Last updated:  30 / 04 / 2018
Archive date:  30 / 04 / 2021