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Coronavirus (COVID-19):

Due to the COVID-19 situation, please contact service providers directly to confirm if the service is still available

Speech and Language Drop In - Monksfield Way Children's Centre

Coronavirus status: CLOSED

Due to the current Covid-19 outbreak, and because we want to keep both our patients and staff as safe as possible, we have made the decision to suspend our face to face speech and language therapy drop in clinics in the Slough, Reading, Wokingham and Newbury areas. If you would like any advice or wish to speak to a speech and language therapist, please send us an email to the email address below and we will get back to you as soon as we can: Slough – CYPIT.ADMINSLWAM@berkshire.nhs.uk

If you would like any more general advice about how to look after yourselves and your family, please go to the NHS England website or visit Gov.uk. Please follow Government advice published at http://nhs.uk/coronavirus  Do not visit a GP practice, urgent care centre, or any of our services if you have symptoms. We are aware that this will be a worrying time for you and for your family. We are doing all we can to keep our CYPF services running while also keeping you and our staff safe. However, please be aware that due to the impact of COVID-19 we will be prioritising urgent appointments and referrals and some services will be disrupted, postponed or delivered differently (via phone or video link where possible).

An opportunity to meet with a Speech and Language Therapist if you have any concerns regarding your child's speech and communication development.  Available for any family with a child between birth and pre-school age living in Slough. 

Drop-in therapy sessions for early communication skills.

For children from birth to the end of nursery

We can help if your child has difficulties:

  • Understanding words, sentences and instructions.
  • Using words and sentences, pronouncing words.
  • Talking - stammering, a husky/hoarse voice.
  • Social skills and play.

Your visit will include:

  • Talking about your concerns with a speech and language therapist.
  • A brief assessment of your child’s speech and language skills. A Speech and Language Therapist will do this by watching and joining in with your child in a play situation.
  • An opportunity to give you advice on how to encourage your child to talk.

What happens next:

  • You may be given advice or specific activities to try and asked to come back to us if you have further concerns.
  • Your child may be offered another assessment.
  • It may be jointly agreed that your child will need further support from the service and an appropriate appointment will be arranged.

CYPIT Triage Advice Line -  For advice on speech, language and communication skill development and how to help, contact us on: 0300 365 1234. Available Monday 9am to1pm, Wednesday 12.30pm to 4.30pm and Friday 9am to 1pm.

Who to contact

Name
Speech and Language Team and Monksfield Way Children's Centre
Telephone
01753 635470
01753 578691
Email
monksfieldway.childrenscentre@slough.gov.uk

Where to go

Name
Monksfield Way Children's Centre
Address
Slough
Berkshire
Postcode
SL2 1QX

Other Details

Costs

Details
FREE

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Slough Family Information Service website and Slough Borough Council cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations