Services for voice
Our speech and language therapists at SLT for Kids are able to provide a range of services for children with voice problems. Our main services we provide include:
We are able to provide an assessment of a child’s voice difficulties in order to identify the nature and possible cause of the difficulties. This will inform the most appropriate therapy options for each individual child or young person.Read More..
Our speech and language therapists at SLT for Kids are able to provide therapy in order to help and support children in reducing or overcoming their voice disorder or difficulty.Read More..
Online assessment and therapy
Some of our assessment and therapy options for voice are available online over Skype. This can be particularly useful for those who are unable to access the clinic or education environment for therapy.Read More..
Our speech and language therapists are able to provide voice services to the performing arts. We can assist with higher level communication and voice quality in the performing arts environment.Read More..
Post 16 education settings
Our speech and language therapists are able to provide voice services to the post 16 setting. We can assist with higher level communication and focus on voice techniques for interviews and presentations.Read More..
Benefits of speech and language therapy
Speech and language therapy can of great benefit for children who have voice difficulties or disorder, it can reduce the impact of the voice difficulties and show children the best way to use their voice to avoid a reoccurrence of a voice disorder or difficulties. Benefits of speech and language therapy include:
- Elimination of habits that can cause harm to voice.
- Optimisation of the voice.
- Better education on healthy voice maintenance.
- Increase social communication and interaction.
- Reduced frustration and anger as well as increase in confidence.
Speech and language therapy can improve your child’s voice. Our speech and language therapists aim to provide holistic approach that suits your child and their needs. Speech and language therapy can be carried out using a direct or indirect approach, or a combination of both. For example an indirect approach could be seen as adjusting the environment to suit the child’s needs e.g. reducing background noise in the home, whereas direct therapy could involve working on voice projection in a safe manner.