What do we do?
We support families and /or carers whose children:
Support for the young person may involve 1:1 sessions and / or groups. These sessions may be led by a Speech and Language Therapist or by one of our team of Speech and Language Therapy Assistants.
We also offer training for parents and school / nursery staff to help develop the skills of those that work or have contact with the young person.
We can also work with schools using service level agreements (SLAs). This means that settings can access additional therapy to that which is provided as part of the local offer. For more information about SLAs, please contact the Speech and Language therapy team at Rowan House on 0161 366 2050.
If the young person is under 30 months of age, a referral to the ISCAN Speech and Language Therapy Team may not be necessary. Attendance at a Communication group at a local Children’s Centre may be recommended. The groups are Baby Babble, Small Talk and Toddler Talk. These groups will enable family members / carers to gain ideas on how to promote the young person’s communication. If insufficient progress is made following the group the staff at the Children’s Centre will refer the young person to the ISCAN Speech and Language Therapy Team explaining both the progress the young person has made as well as the difficulties they continue to experience. This information is very helpful to a Speech and Language Therapist when deciding whether to offer an assessment.
Where are we based and where do we work?
Children’s Speech and Language Therapy is based at Rowan House in Hyde, but we work in a variety of different settings e.g. Mainstream schools, community clinics, special schools, the young person’s home and nurseries.
Who do we work with?
Young people aged 0-19 registered with a G.P. in Tameside and Glossop, their families and / or carers.
Please also find links to some useful Speech and Language Therapy websites.
ISCAN (Integrated Service for Children with Additional Needs), Rowan House, Grange Road South, Hyde, SK14 5NU.
Telephone: 0161 366 2050
We are open from 8.30am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday excluding public holidays. We have an answer machine for you to leave a message outside of these times.