Useful speech therapy-related web sites
If you would like further information on speech and language therapy organisations, regulatory bodies and services, take a look at the following sites.
Please note: these links are provided simply as a service for visitors to this site. Their listing implies no personal or commercial endorsement on my part.
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Afasic is a UK charity established in 1968 to help children and young people with speech, language and communication difficulties. Afasic also supports and advises families of children with these difficulties, and the professionals working with them.
This web site is run by I CAN in conjunction with RCSLT and Afasic. I CAN is a charity that helps children with speech and language difficulties across the UK. It provides a combination of specialist therapy and education for children, information for parents and training and advice for teachers and other professionals. I CAN produces a range of publications and training resources aimed at parents and professionals working with children of all ages. (You'll find I CAN's own web site at www.ican.org.uk.)
The National Literacy Trust, founded in 1993, is an independent charity dedicated to building a literate nation. Talk to Your Baby is a campaign run by the National Literacy Trust to encourage parents and carers to talk more to children from birth to three.
The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) represents speech and language therapists and support workers. Its aim is to promote excellence in practice and influence health, education and social care policies.
The Association of Speech and Language Therapists in Independent Practice (ASLTIP) provides information about speech and language therapists working privately throughout the United Kingdom. All ASLTP therapists are Registered Members of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists, and also registered with the Health Professions Council.
The Health Professional Council (HPC) is a regulatory body whose job is to protect the health and wellbeing of people who use the services of the health professionals registered with them.