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Welcome to Paediatric Speech and Language Therapy

The Speech and Language Therapy Services is available for children, registered with a North East Essex GP, who are aged three to seven years old and for children with health needs outside this age range.

We work in partnership with parents, carers and other professionals to promote positive outcomes for children who are referred to the service with communication or physical eating and drinking needs.

Services we provide:  

  • Assessment
  • Individual and group therapy sessions
  • Verbal and written advice
  • Provision of resources
  • Close liaison with other services including schools and nurseries
  • Training to junior and secondary schools and to children’s centre.

 

We also help with and/or provide information on the following:

  • Before talking
  • Other ways of communicating
  • Play
  • Speaking in more than one language
  • Talking for under three-year-olds
  • Useful websites.

 

Where is the service provided?

The service is provided at the following venues:

Primary Care Centre
Turner Road
Colchester
CO4 3GW          Click here for map

Clacton and District Hospital
Tower Road
Clacton-on-Sea
CO4 5LJ           Click here for map

Fryatt Hospital
419 Main Road
Harwich
CO12 4EX         Click here for map

How to access the service

Electronic referral via our Gateway website by professionals such as school staff, GPs, paediatricians, health visitors and HIS nurses.

ACE Online Referrals

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