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Speech and Language Therapy - Paediatric Community Services

Speech and Language Therapy - Paediatric Community Services

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The Paediatric Community Speech and Language Therapy Team provides treatment, support and care for children and young people aged 0 - 18 years, who have difficulties with communication, or with eating, drinking and swallowing.

If your child is already known to the service and you have a specific query to discuss, please contact us using the details at the bottom of this page.

Parents and Carers

You know your child the best and they will be at their most comfortable and confident when communicating with you. We also know you are in the best position to support them with their speech, language and communication development during every day play and routines

Take a look here for practical information and advice to support your child at home as well as an overview of what support is available locally.


Are you concerned about or supporting a child who has Speech, Language and Communication Needs or are you looking to increase your knowledge and skills in this area of essential development.

Take a look here for information about our referral process as well as practical advice and training opportunities.

Advice and activity sheets - Take a look here  for further information, advice and activities relating to speech, language and communication development.

Bury Speech Sound Screening tool & resource packs - Please find these under the 'related pages' section of this page.

Contact Details


Kirsten Brooks

Job Title/Position

Team Leader

Telephone Number

0161 724 2092

Local Offer


We are an inclusive organisation/service who support Children & Young people with Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) 

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Referral Notes

Requests for assessments can be made by parents, GPs, Health Visitors, School Nurses, Paediatricians, Special Educational Needs Coordinators or other professionals involved with the child.

The ‘request for assessment’ forms can be found in the files section below. Please note there are separate forms for preschool and school aged children with speech, language and communication needs. Please ensure all sections are completed. The information you provide will help our understanding of the child’s unique skill set and how their speech, language and communication needs are impacting on their daily life.

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