SPEECH LANGUAGE THERAPY

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Bristol Speech and Language Therapists are still available to support professionals, children and families.

If you have a question or concern about your child’s speech, language or communication skills, please contact us:
Telephone Advice Line: 078250 16335 ( Mon and Wed from 9am-4pm )
Email: sirona.slt@nhs.net

We are making new videos every week, to share tips and ideas that could help you to support your child’s development, please subscribe to our You Tube playlist here: https://cutt.ly/-Top-Tips-for-Talking—Bristol-and-South-Gloucestershire-Speech-and-Language-Therapy-Team

For Early Years Practitioners and other professionals working with children from birth to five (not in school, please contact us by email:
North Bristol: karen.heverin@nhs.net
East and Central Bristol: carly.lines1@nhs.net
South Bristol: elaine.watson3@nhs.net

Welcome!

Speech and Language Therapists work across Bristol, providing services as outlined in the Service Level Agreement between Bristol Early Years and the Community Children’s Health Partnership, NHS.  The main aim of the service is to further up-skill practitioners and increase parental understanding and involvement in their children’s speech and language development.

Please visit our other pages using the links below:

CPD

CPD  FOR EARLY YEARS PRACTITIONERS

Family Support

FAMILY SUPPORT FOR SPEECH AND LANGUAGE

EY Speech and Language Team

CHILDREN’S CENTRES SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPY TEAM

For Advice, Information and Support on specific difficulties/ concerns:

 The British Stammering Association

National Autistic Society

GOSH NHS – Advice about supporting a child’s healthy voice.

GOSH NHS – Advice about supporting children with selective mutism

Useful Resources

Bercow: Ten Years On

Children’s Speech & Language Therapy

The Communication Trust – includes videos to share with families/practitioners.

Hanen.org  

Talking Point – The first stop for information on children’s communication.

The National Literacy Trust  – National Literacy Trust website with ideas/support for parents.

The Communication Trust – A coalition of not-for-profit organisations which support speech, language and communication needs.

ICAN  – Children’s Communication Charity.

Bristol Speech and Language Therapy Research Unit 

Speech, Language and Communication contacts

Karen Heverin

Elaine Watson

Carly Lines