Our speech and language therapists carry out a range of assessments for both adults and children regarding their speech, language, and communication needs. Our speech and language therapists can also assess an individual's eating, drinking and swallowing abilities.
What types of speech and language assessments are there?
Speech and language therapy assessments can include both formal and informal assessments to suit the individual's specific needs and abilities. The speech and language therapist can assess many different areas of speech, language and communication in both children and adults. A speech and language therapist may assess the following areas:
The speech and language therapist may carry out assessments for the following reasons:
What can I expect from an initial assessment with a speech and language therapist?
An initial assessment with one of our speech and language therapists will involve:
An initial assessment will allow the speech and language therapist to identify if an individual has any speech, language or eating and drinking difficulties. Assessments can also contribute to a diagnosis and determine the severity of an individual's symptoms. An initial assessment will help to determine what type of speech and language therapy input will benefit the individual.
How can I book an initial assessment with a speech and language therapist?
If you would like any more information on our assessment services or would like to book an appointment to see one of our speech and language therapists then please email email@example.com or call 0330 0885 643.
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