Children
We understand that every child’s needs are different, that is why we offer private speech and language therapy services. It can be a more suitable option for children daunted by a group environment or who need more intensive specialist help.

Speech Therapy for Children

North Star Speech & Language Therapy provides a flexible approach to speech and language assessment and intervention. We use a combination of formal and informal assessment to ensure a holistic view of each child. This is then used to create achievable and meaningful targets, based around the needs of the individual.

 

Assessment and therapy sessions can be provided both at home, school and in nurseries.

Our specialist areas are:

  • Understanding of language
  • Use of language
  • Speech sounds
  • Working with children with autism
  • Vocabulary and word-finding
  • Selective mutism
  • Stammering
  • Developing non-verbal communication
  • Social skills
  • Developmental Language Disorder
  • Working with children with Down's Syndrome

Speech and Language Therapy for Teenagers

We have a wide experience of providing therapy for teenagers and young adults. North Star Speech & Language Therapy is able to provide a full service including advice, assessment and intervention for this age group – we want to remove the misconception that speech therapy is only accessible for younger years.

 

Services:

  • Understanding of auditory instructions
  • Locating key information
  • Problem solving
  • Inference skills
  • Sequencing
  • Organisational skills
  • Self help strategies
  • Vocabulary development
  • Social interaction skills

School
Speech and language difficulties often have a significant impact on a child’s ability to access the national curriculum and achieve their learning potential.


At North Star Speech & Language Therapy we can provide support and intervention for children and young people who have been identified as have speech, language or communication needs and for those who have not yet been assessed but may be at risk of communication difficulties.

Family
There will be lots of opportunities for parents to speak to the speech and language therapist about any concerns or questions they may have about their child’s speech, language or social development and receive some initial advice on what to do next.

If you are looking for private speech and language therapy for your child or need further assistance, get in touch.

Our mission is to empower children and young people to develop their speech, language and communication skills to their full potential.

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