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Children's Speech and Language Therapy

SLT and SEND support

Specialist support to children (0-19) with a range of specific speech, language and communication difficulties and those with difficulties swallowing, eating and drinking.

SLT and SEND Support


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The children’s SLT service works across Birmingham closely with partners in the Local Authority and across the wider children’s workforce from early years onwards to identify, assess and support children and young people with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) and swallowing needs in line with the Children and Families Act 2014.


Local authority SEND page


The SLT service is committed to working closely with parents / carers as well as other partners, being open and honest and supporting the children and young people to have a voice.  


The videos and animations linked below were co-produced with stakeholders in Birmingham .They can also be found on:


Support for Parents and Carers

As a parent or carer of a child or young person with SEND in Birmingham, you can access workshops and webinars where you can meet other parents and gain information and support from a range of professionals on topics including:

  • Let’s get School Ready!
  • Supporting Speech Sounds
  • Understanding Anxiety
  • Developing Independence & Self-care Skills
  • Understanding Behaviours in Autistic Children

Visit the local offer website for more information.



CQC/Ofsted Inspection
Following the last joint CQC / Ofsted local area inspection, the SLT service is working closely with Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group and local authority partners to improve access to speech and language therapy and collaborate to implement the whole-city SEND  improvements required. 


Birmingham Written Statement of Action

Our patients and their carers and families are the reason we're here, so we want to hear your views about the Trust and our services.