Paediatric Speech and Language Therapy Service

Brent Paediatric Speech and Language Therapy Service is available for children and young people aged between 0 and 18 with speech, language and communication needs and/or feeding and swallowing difficulties.

This is a specialist service which assesses, diagnoses and provides therapy to children and young people with speech, language, communication and/or swallowing problems to help them communicate to the best of their ability. Children might be born with these difficulties or encounter them as a result of illness or trauma. 

Therapists work as part of a multi-disciplinary team of parents, carers, educational staff and other professionals to support children with difficulties in the following areas:

  • Understanding and spoken language
  • Social communication skills/autistic spectrum disorders
  • Speech sounds difficulties
  • Stammering
  • Voice disorders
  • Language delay
  • Selective mutism
  • Hearing impairment
  • Cleft palate
  • Feeding and/or swallowing

Speech and language therapists work in a range of settings in Brent including clinics, pre-schools children's centres, schools and further education colleges. Referrals are accepted from anyone, as long as a parent of the child or young person who is being referred, has consented. To make a referral, you must write to the service and include the child or young person's date of birth, address, GP, telephone number and needs.

Willesden Centre for Health and Care

Age group

0-18

Address

Chalkhill Primary Care Centre, Chalkhill Road, Wembley, HA9 9FY,

Contact number

020 8736 7106