At Kingsbridge Private Hospital, our team of Speech and Language therapists(SLTs) offer assessment and therapy with an emphasis on providing high quality, highly individualised speech and language therapy to suit both children and adults.
Our team of SLTs respond to the needs of individuals who experience speech, language or swallowing problems. They are experts in the management of communication and swallowing disorders. These services cover all ages and are planned and developed with reference to current evidence-based practice and research findings.
Children who have Speech, Language or Communication needs can experience difficulties in developing their language skills, communicating with others and coping with the demands of school. This can have a big impact on both their friendships and their access to the curriculum. Speech and Language Therapist’s aim to develop children’s Speech, Language and Communication skills by providing specialist assessment, advice, support, training and therapy to children of pre-school/school age, their parents and carers.
Speech and language therapists work with children who have a range of speech, language and communication needs including:
- Difficulties understanding spoken language
- Difficulties using language to communicate
- Late Talkers
- Unclear Speech due to articulation and phonological difficulties
- Voice problems
- Developmental delays
- Diagnosed impairments - genetic or medical
Speech and language therapists also work with children who have speech, language and communication needs in association with underlying genetic and medical conditions including: :
- Learning Difficulties
- Hearing Impairment
- Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Down’s Syndrome
Adults with acquired communication or swallowing problems associated with:
- Medical conditions such as stroke
- Progressive neurological disorders (Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's disease)
- Brain injury
If you would like to book an appointment or require further information on the available options, please do not hesitate to contact our private patient booking team via our online enquiry form.
Alternatively, email Kingsbridge Private Hospital