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
- 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.
- Read more about the service's referral criteria
- Download the speech and language therapy referral form
- Download the speech and language therapy community team referral form
Chalkhill Primary Care Centre, Chalkhill Road, Wembley, HA9 9FY,
020 8736 7106