The key aims of the service will be to reduce the impact of speech, language , communication needs (SLCN) and eating and drinking and swallowing difficulties.

We aim to improve the child’s level of functioning by:

  • Promoting awareness of children’s speech and language development and needs by working with parents/ carers and a wide range of other professionals to maximise the child’s communication environments 
  • Identifying, assessing and intervening early children who are experiencing speech, language and communication difficulties 
  • Providing appropriate and evidence based therapies that promote the development of age appropriate communication skills and, 
  • Providing specialist support to children and young people with complex learning difficulties and /or health needs 
  • Reducing the impact of eating and drinking and swallowing difficulties caused by medical, neurological or structural abnormalities

How to refer (opens a page on the Your Healthcare website) 

Contact: Children’s Speech and Language Therapy Service

Telephone: 020 8274 7814 or 020 8339 8074

Email: Please note that our information governance requires us to inform you that email communication may not be secure.

Address: Hollyfield House, 22 Hollyfield Road, Surbiton, KT5 9AL