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Speech and Language Therapy Clinic

What do we do?

Speech and language Therapists (SLTs) diagnose and treat speech, language and communication disorders including difficulties with speaking, understanding language, reading, writing and interacting with others. This may be due to developmental or acquired disorders such as stroke, brain injuries, learning difficulty, cerebral palsy, dementia and Autism. SLTs evaluate speech, language and communication and can devise a treatment plans that best suits your needs and goals.

How do we do it?

At Marjon, we offer assessment, individual treatment plans, training and advice for children and adults. Our team is made up of qualified speech and language therapists and students who are currently studying for their BSc (Hons) Speech and Language Therapy degree. Student work is supervised by staff holding professional membership (HCPC), insurance and a license to practice in the UK. All staff and students hold enhanced DBS certificates.

We offer appointments face-to-face or via telehealth. When you contact us, we can discuss your individual needs and options for assessment and ongoing speech and language therapy consultations. Appointments are available on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Fees are £30 per appointment (normally an hour). Group therapy may incur a different fee.

For more information contact Helen Thorn on hthorn@marjon.ac.uk or Caroline Law on claw@marjon.ac.uk. Once you have made contact, we will email a case history form which you complete and return to us. We will then get in touch with you to discuss the next steps.

Who is it for?

We are currently accepting clients who are seeking support for: Speech, Social communication, Stammering, Literacy, Language and Augmentative and Alternative Communication (ACC). We offer support and training for carers and family members about speech and language and communication. We can offer specialist second opinions.

When:
Appointments are available on Wednesdays and Thursdays.


Where: Marjon Sport and Health Centre

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Philippa Knox manages a speech and language therapy clinic people with Parkinsons in collaboration with colleagues at Mount Gould Hospital.

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Dr Julia Stewart is a highly specialist Speech and Language Therapist who supports children with developmental speech and language disorders.