Firstly, please click here to view how a child's speech and language skills typically develop. 

 

If you have checked the developmental norms, continue to have concerns in regards to a child and would like to refer to Speech and Language Therapy, please read below. 

 

How School Staff Can Refer a Child 

If you are a member of school staff and have concerns about a child (the child may attend school Nursery) and are considering referring the child to the Speech and Language Therapy Service. Please contact your local link Speech and Language Therapist for your school to discuss. The school SENCo should be aware of who their link Speech and Language Therapist is.

 

How Other Professionals Can Refer a Child (e.g. GP, Paediatrician)

If you have concerns regarding a child and would like to refer to Speech and Language Therapy, please click on the referral form below.

 

Referral Form

 

Please complete every section of the form as fully as you can, including examples where possible and writing in 'no concerns' where appropriate. 

 

If you are a Paediatrician and would like to refer a child, a letter with an attached report is appropriate.  

 

If you have any questions about how to refer a child, please e-mail the Speak Up Salford inbox at speakup.salford@srft.nhs.uk 

 

 

How Early Years Staff Can Refer a Child 

 

Referral form

 

Please complete every section of the form as fully as you can, including examples where possible and writing in 'no concerns' where appropriate.


Referrals should be returned to:

Speech and Language Therapy
Sandringham House
Castle Courts
Windsor Street
Salford
M5 4DG


Or emailed to Speakup.salford@srft.nhs.uk