**UPDATE ON 'REQUEST FOR SUPPORT'**

Due to the current public health advice about social distancing, we are not accepting new referrals for Paediatric Speech and Language Therapy at the current time other than for feeding/swallowing concerns and Route 29.

 

Please contact our helpline: 0161 206 2509 for general support and advice during this time (launching 20/04/20).

 

You could also contact us directly via the Speak Up Salford e-mail at speakup.salford@srft.nhs.uk

 

Follow the link below to view how a child's speech and language skills typically develops. Doing this before contacting our helpline may help us understand what areas you are concerned about. 

https://ican.org.uk/i-cans-talking-point/parents/ages-and-stages/

 

 

  • Feeding and Swallowing

Many Speech and Language Therapists are trained to assess, diagnose and treat children's feeding and swallowing difficulties, as well as their communication skills.

 

First Steps Nurtition trust is an independent public health nutrition charity that provides information and resources to support eating well from pre-conception to five years- www.firststepsnutrition.org

 

If you are concerned about a child’s feeding or swallowing please contact our helpline to talk to one of our specialists.

They will advise you on what to do next and how to 'Request Support'.