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 yourself, please read the following. 

 

How Parents/ Carers can refer a child not yet in school

 

Information for Parents and carers
If your child is not yet at school and you have concerns you can discuss these with your Health Visitor (0-19 Team) and/or Nursery/Playgroup.

 

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

 

Once you have discussed with your Health Visitor and/ or Nursery/ Playgroup and would like to refer your child yourself, you will need to download a referral form:

Request for Support form

Please complete every section of the form as fully as possible 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 

 

How Parents/ Carers can refer a child attending school (including school nurseries)

 

Information for Parents/ Carers

If your child is at school it is important that you first discuss your concerns with your child's class teacher or the school's Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCo). The SENCo at your child's school can then discuss and liaise with the schools link Speech and Language Therapist.

If you are having any issues with the referral process, you could also contact us directly via the Speak Up Salford e-mail at speakup.salford@srft.nhs.uk

 

Parents/ Carers can also refer their own children to the service. 

Referral form for school aged children (including school nurseries)

Please complete every section of the form above as fully as possible writing in 'no concerns' where appropriate. Your child's school may then be asked for further information.

 

Referrals should be returned to:

Speech and Language Therapy

Sandringham House

Castle Courts

Windsor Street

Salford

M5 4DG

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