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Speech and Language Assessments For Schools

Age Range: 4-18 years

Designed for: Schools

Our Speech and Language Therapists work together with the school’s inclusion team and teaching staff to identify the speech, language and communication needs of the school. They also work with the school’s SENCo to prepare a schedule for therapy services. Within our specialist school settings, we recommend a larger focus on the universal and targeted models of support as this enables the therapist to reach a greater number of students and supports the implementation of whole classroom strategies.

Speech and Language Assessments For Schools can involve:

  • Formal therapy assessment
  • Therapy screening
  • Informal therapy assessment
  • Pupil / student classroom observations
  • Individual therapy
  • Group therapy
  • In class therapy support
  • Classroom strategies and advice for teaching staff
  • Mapping therapy into schemes of learning
  • Report writing including EHCP, annual review, end of term
  • Timely case notes and documentation
  • In school parent meetings or attendance at parents evenings

Our Process

Step 1

Referral information is collected from parents/carers or school by our admin team and reviewed by our specialist clinicians.

Step 2

The assessment is conducted by a skilled therapist that will utilise a range of standardised assessments, informal observations, informal discussion with parent/carer or teaching staff. Assessment tools are selected by the therapist and are delivered at an appropriate level for the child or young person to access.

Step 3

The clinicians will provide feedback and recommendations for next steps where appropriate.