Speech and Language Assessment and Report
Speech and Language Therapy Session
Our speech and language therapists are deeply invested in understanding how children and young individuals communicate in their daily lives—be it with family, friends, or within their educational environments. Our primary objective is to empower these young individuals to communicate effectively, while also ensuring that the adults surrounding them are equipped with the best strategies to support their communication journey.
At our private clinic in Birmingham, we don’t believe in waiting lists or GP referrals, if you have concerns about your child’s speech and language development, simply choose an appointment time below.
Our approach encompasses a comprehensive array of strategies aimed at boosting confidence, refining skills, and enhancing communication abilities. We work closely with schools and family members, providing the necessary guidance and tools to assist them in nurturing effective communication for the child or young person in question.
Understanding the unique circumstances of each child is crucial. Many factors, such as general developmental delay, physical or sensory challenges, learning difficulties, or specific communication disorders like developmental language disorder or speech disorders, can contribute to communication difficulties. By delving into the specifics of a young person's challenges, we can tailor our approach to facilitate smoother communication and help them overcome everyday tasks with greater ease.
We can provide comprehensive support to children across various aspects of communication and language development. Here are several ways our specialists can assist in supporting your child:
Conduct thorough assessments to evaluate a child's language skills, identifying areas of delay or difficulty. Develop bespoke intervention plans to improve vocabulary, sentence structure, comprehension, and overall language abilities.
Assess and treat speech sound disorders, helping children with accurate production of speech sounds and improving articulation.
Assess and treat voice disorders, providing strategies to improve vocal quality and prevent strain or damage to the vocal cords.
Address pragmatic language skills, including turn-taking, understanding non-verbal cues, and appropriate social interactions to enhance a child's ability to engage effectively with others.
Implement AAC strategies, including the use of communication devices or signs, to support children with limited verbal communication abilities.
Work with young children to develop foundational communication skills, promoting early language development, interaction, and pre-literacy skills.
Assist children in developing reading and literacy skills, including phonological awareness, decoding, comprehension, and reading fluency.
Educate parents and caregivers about communication disorders, providing guidance on how to support their child's communication development at home and in daily activities.
Collaborate with teachers and other educational professionals to create supportive environments for children with communication difficulties, ensuring consistent strategies and approaches.
Consider the child's cultural and linguistic background to tailor interventions appropriately and respect cultural norms and values.
Offer emotional support and counselling to children who may experience frustration, anxiety, or low self-esteem due to their communicative challenges.
Continuously monitor a child's progress, adjust intervention strategies as needed, and celebrate their achievements to maintain motivation and engagement.
By implementing these approaches, our speech and language therapists can provide holistic support to children, enabling them to enhance their communication skills and participate fully in various aspects of their lives.
Our speech and language paediatric service is led by Cynthia Ewers-Cobb. Cynthia is a highly distinguished professional, possessing dual qualifications as a Speech and Language Therapist accredited by the esteemed Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT), and a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst recognised by both the Behaviour-Analytic Certification Board and the Society of Behaviour Analysts UK.
With an impressive tenure of over a decade, Cynthia has focused her expertise on children and young people, delving into critical realms such as autism, learning disabilities, social and emotional needs, challenging behaviour, and the implementation of positive behaviour support. She possesses a wealth of experience in meticulously assessing challenging behaviour and excels in providing invaluable support to individuals, parents, community groups, and educational institutions. Cynthia is a beacon of knowledge, specialising in crafting effective communication strategies and promoting positive behaviour within various contexts.
At Midland Health, we understand that managing speech and language challenges in children can be difficult. We believe in providing specialised care to support your child's progress and development. Our expert child behaviour therapists, with years of experience working with young people, are here to assist you without the hassle of long waiting times or requiring a GP referral. Our priority is your child's well-being and ensuring a patient-centred approach in all aspects of our service.
Located in Edgbaston, our private clinic provides a safe and child-friendly environment where your family can collaboratively address your child’s speech and language challenges under the expert guidance of an experienced therapist. Our dedicated team aims to make a positive difference in your child's life.
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If you've scheduled an appointment with our speech and language therapists at our private clinic in Birmingham, reaching our facility via public transportation is convenient. Our modern clinic is located on the outskirts of the city centre in Edgbaston, a mere 5-minute stroll from the following stations:
If you're driving to your appointment, rest assured that there are easily accessible parking facilities available at the clinic.
If your child requires an assessment from our specialist speech and language therapist, reach out to the Midland Health team by calling 0333 772 1999 or emailing us at email@example.com.
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