Speech and Language Therapy

Speech and Language Therapy

Any aspect of speech and language development can be delayed or disrupted. This can mean that a child needs help to communicate in an effective way. Here are some examples of the kind of difficulties that a child may experience:

  • Difficulty in producing speech sounds clearly
  • Difficulty in putting their ideas into words
  • Difficulty in making their needs known
  • Difficulty in understanding what another person is saying to them

Sometimes there may be an obvious cause that contributes to the difficulties that a child is experiencing e.g.

  • A physical cause e.g.  being born with a cleft palate
  • A sensory cause e.g. having a hearing impairment
  • A medical cause e.g. head injury following an accident
  • Some children have communication support needs associated with other conditions such as Downs Syndrome or autism spectrum disorder  

Sometimes there is no obvious cause or condition for their communication difficulties. 

 


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Morag Muir, Personal Assistant 
Tel: 01592 226784 Fax: 01592 716442 Contact Morag Muir online
By Post: NHS Fife, Cameron Hospital Cameron Bridge Cameron Road Windygates Leven Fife KY8 5RR

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