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Speech & Language Assessments

Age Range: 1-25 years

Designed for: Families

Our Speech and Language Assessments explore all areas of speech, language and communication including attention, understanding, expressive language and speech sounds, social interaction and play skills. We use a range of tools including standardised formal assessments and informal observations and activities. The tools we use are selected to specifically support the concerns shared in the parent questionnaire, which is completed by families before attending the assessment. The assessment’s aim is to provide families with strategies and advice on the best next steps for their child.

Speech and Language Assessments can look at:

  • Listening and focus
  • Following instructions
  • Auditory processing
  • Receptive language (e.g. following instructions, understanding words and what people are saying, etc.)
  • Expressive language (e.g. slow to start speaking, grammatical errors, limited spoken language, taking time to think of what they want to say, etc.)
  • Social skills (e.g. conversational skills, interaction with peers, playing with peers, taking turns, etc.)
  • Speech sounds (e.g. speech that is difficult to understand)
  • Stuttering/stammering (e.g. repetition of words, words feel stuck, etc.)
  • Phonological awareness (e.g. difficulty with rhyming, sound awareness, literacy, etc)

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