Speech and Language Therapy Services

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The Speech and Language Therapy Team provides comprehensive services for children and young people (CYP) in Gateshead, who have difficulties with speech, language and communication (SLC) and/or eating, drinking or swallowing (EDS) difficulties.

Their role includes assessment, diagnosis and therapeutic intervention of difficulties in these areas. Therapy may include the provision of advice and programmes to parents, carers and education staff, individual or group therapy or the provision of an alternative means of communication.