Speech & Language for Early Years
We understand the importance of providing all children with a solid foundation in the early years to help them achieve the best start in life.
Speech & Language for Primary School
‘More than half of children starting education in socially deprived areas of England have delayed language, while their cognitive abilities are in the average range for their age’ (Gascoigne,2012)
Speech & Language for Secondary School
Did you know……Children with Speech, Language and Communication Needs perform significantly lower than their peers at GCSE’s (DfE GCSE results, 2016)
Speech & Language for Specialist Provision (0-25)
Speech, language and communication needs continues to be the most prevalent special educational need. We believe that access to specialist communication support is essential for our young students to reach their full potential
Speech & Language for Families
Current research estimates that 1 in 10 children may experience speech and language difficulties. We work in partnership with parents and education staff to help children achieve their full potential.
Who we are & how we can help
West Midlands Speech & Language Therapy are a well-established team of qualified and highly experienced therapists providing a quality, bespoke service to our clients. We work with children and young people with communication difficulties from 0-25 years across numerous settings including nursery schools, children’s centres/clinics, mainstream primary and secondary schools as well as in specialist provision for young children and adults.
Meet the team & find out more with the video below!
“If children with language delay do not get timely support, their difficulties will continue and can adversely affect academic and social relationships” (Sage 2005)
“Our Therapist’s professionalism and knowledge are excellent and she has been an asset to the school” (Class Teacher – Birmingham Primary School)
“The service is flexible, responsive and meets our needs in supporting children and staff - staff have been up skilled and have improved their capacity to support SLCN in class” (Birmingham Primary school SENDCo)
WMSLT – Hot off the Press!
A one day training course providing staff with skills to lead targeted intervention sessions aimed at 3-4 year
A one day training course providing staff with skills to lead targeted intervention sessions aimed at 4-7 year
A one day training course providing staff with skills to lead targeted intervention sessions aimed at 7-10 year
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WEST MIDLANDS SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPY SERVICE SPRING NEWSLETTER 2018 “With 1 in 10 children under 5 years