Speech and Language Therapy Services

Speech and Language Therapy Services

Early Years Speech and Language Therapy

The service is for pre-school age children (0 - to rising five years) with speech and language difficulties. Children must be registered with a Milton Keynes general practitioner (GP).
Covers hearing impairment, cleft lip and palate, social communication difficulties, dysfluency, speech and language disorders, augmentative and alternative communication.

Milton Keynes Early Years SLT Team works with pre-school children with speech and language difficulties.  It offers drop-in assessment sessions, play and language drop-in sessions and the Hanen parent training programme.

We offer five drop in sessions a month, so if you are concerned about your child's communication, pop in to see us.  See the link below for more information.

Speech and Language Therapy Preschool drop-in poster
Preschool Speech and Language
drop in

 

Preschool Speech and Language assessment drop-in (PDF, 138KB)
Hanen "It takes two to talk" leaflet front cover
Caption

 

Hanen "It takes two to talk" leaflet (PDF, 312KB)

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Early Years Complex Needs Team

This service is for pre-school age children (0 - rising 5 years) with feeding, swallowing, and speech and language difficulties. Children must be registered with a Milton Keynes general practitioner (GP).

Milton Keynes Early Years Complex Needs SLT Team is a specialist team which develops the communication, eating and drinking skills of pre-school age children with long term disabilities.

SLT Paediatric Complex Needs Team information for parents
SLT Paediatric Complex Needs
information for parents

 

SLT Paediatric Complex Needs Team information for parents (PDF, 681KB)

The SLT service only provides specialist feeding assessments where there is a physical difficulty with chewing and swallowing.  See the link below, which gives information about your child's first appointment.

Your child's eating and drinking assessment front cover
Your child's eating and drinking assessment leaflet

 

Your child's eating and drinking assessment leaflet (PDF, 2.7MB)

The SLT Service has also produced two information leaflets about common childhood feeding difficulties; fussy eating and moving on from puree.  You can get more support and advice from your health visitor, but see the links below for our advice leaflets.

Fussy eating leaflet front cover
Fussy eating leaflet

 

Fussy eating leaflet (PDF, 275KB)
Fussy eating leaflet
Moving on from puree leaflet

 

Moving on from puree leaflet (PDF, 298KB)

Speech and Language Therapy Team for schools

The Schools Speech and Language Therapy Team provides services to primary, secondary schools and some specialist education provision within Milton Keynes. It offers specialist assessment, diagnosis and intervention for children and young people as well as training for staff working in education. Your child's Special Educational Needs Coodinator (SENCo) can refer to our service.

Therapist working in this team provide a service to school age pupils who:

  • Have speech, language and communication needs.
  • Are registered with a Milton Keynes general practitioner (GP).
  • Attend a  primary or secondary mainstream school in Milton Keynes. 
  • Attend language or communication departments and those who are deaf or hearing impaired.

The service is provided within schools and focuses on supporting learning and promoting social participation.

Speech and Language Therapy Service for school-aged children information for parents
Speech and Language Therapy Service
for school-aged children

 

Milton Keynes Speech and Language Therapy Service for school-aged children information for parents (PDF, 3.3MB)

For young people who have dysfluency (stuttering), we offer more private appointments in a clinic.  Click here to find out more about your appointment:

Dysfluency leaflet front cover
Dysfluency leaflet

 

Dysfluency leaflet (PDF, 2MB)

 

Service Details

Provided by:
Central & North West London Foundation Trust – MK Community Health Services
Location:
Milton Keynes University Hospital
Ages:
0-18
Support and services:
Address:
Eaglestone Health Centre
Milton Keynes Hospital, Standing Way
Eaglestone Health Centre, Milton Keynes
MK6 5NG

Organisation Details

CNWL stands for Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust. However, we stand for more than our name; we put quality at the centre of all we do. We're also proud to be part of the NHS and everything the NHS stands for.

Name:
Central & North West London Foundation Trust – MK Community Health Services
Email:
Address:

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