Speech & Language Therapy: Kerry Primary Care Services

Speech & Language Therapists (SLTs) provide assessment, diagnosis & therapy for children with a wide range of communication difficulties.

Who do we see?

We have a general community paediatric caseload (0 - 18 yrs) and a very limited adult service is provided.

  • Children residing in PCCC catchment area
  • Children with Primary Speech &/or Language Difficulties
  • Children with communication difficulties which are secondary to a more significant primary difficulty are referred to a more appropriate service where their ongoing &/or complex needs are better met by multi-disciplinary team
  • Adults require medical referral to the service
What type of communication difficulties do we work with?

We see children presenting with:

  • Language Delay/Disorder
  • Both comprehension and/or expressive language difficulties
  • Speech Sound Difficulties
  • Dysfluency (e.g.: stammer)
  • Speech and Language difficulties arising from hearing impairment
  • Cleft Palate
  • Voice disorders (Referral to ENT may be advised)
  • Specific Language Impairment
  • Mild General Learning Disability
  • Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder attending mainstream classes in mainstream schools

 

Contact Us:

For more information, please contact: (066) 719 9730. Clinics are held in: Tralee, Killarney, Listowel, Cahirciveen, Castleisland, Dingle & Kenmare. Children with an intellectual or physical disability may receive SLT services from intellectual or physical disability service providers.

 

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