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Speech Therapist

SPEECH AND LANGUAGE

Family Hub Early Years Practitioners are skilled in providing key play activities to develop your child’s speech development. Find out more below.

Support for speech and language development

If you are concerned and need more specialist help regarding the development of your child's speech, contact your health visitor, talk to your child’s nursery or school and ask for a referral to Northumberland Speech and Language service. 

The following video is a great introduction to the speech and language therapy services available for adults and children in Northumberland and North Tyneside.​

Useful links

The following links aim to help explain some of the terminology and the support services available across Northumberland: 

Explore the range of additional needs and SEND support

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WAITING FOR ASSESSMENT

Information when you are waiting for assessment or diagnosis

Speech Therapist

SPEECH AND LANGUAGE

Key play activities to develop your child’s speech development

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SEND & EARLY YEARS

Find out what SEND support you can expect from Early Years providers 

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INFORMATION & SUPPORT

Find out more about organisations that can help with specific conditions 

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LEARNING TOGETHER THROUGH PLAY (AND)

Free Learning Together Through Play (LTTP) sessions for children with additional needs 

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SENSORY SUPPORT SERVICE

For hearing impairment, visual impairment and multi-sensory impairment 

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SEND LOCAL OFFER

The Local Offer supports families of young people with Special Educational Needs/Disabilities

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FAMILIES INFORMATION SERVICE (FIS)

Access the Northumberland Families Information Service 

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