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Service description

We are a team of speech and language therapists and support workers who provide episodes of care to children and young people across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

We offer a range of services which we deliver in time – limited episodes of care.  We support children and young people who have difficulties with:

  • Speech, language and communication skills
  • Eating, drinking and swallowing skills

The service works closely with families, parents and carers to improve children and young people’s progress in these areas and to ensure that their potential for learning , social and emotional development is reached. When an episode of care with us ends, parents and carers may be given some strategies to support their child and can be referred back to us if further support is required.

We work in partnership with a range of other agencies and colleagues including schools, Early Years settings, children’s centres, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, medical teams and the voluntary sector.

How are we currently working?

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Click here to watch a video about our response to Covid-19.

Referral criteria

If your child meets any of the above criteria then they can be referred to our service by –

Who to contact if you need an interpreter or information about disabled access

Please ask the professional referring into our service to let us know if an interpreter is needed for your appointment. Alternately, requests can be made by contacting us on 0116 295 5256.

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