Children’s Team

Our paediatric team is based in various community locations for example Keighley Health Centre, Bingley Health Centre, Ilkley Coronation Hospital, Settle Health Centre, Skipton General Hospital and the Child Development Centre at Airedale Hospital. The team works with children and young people from birth to school leavers wide a wide range of needs including:

  • Listening/attention difficulties
  • Delayed/disordered development of language skills
  • Delayed/disordered speech/sound development/language impairment
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Learning difficulties
  • Dysfluency (children & young adults)
  • Hearing impairment
  • Cleft lip and palate (children & young adults)
  • Voice
  • Eating/drinking difficulties
  • Alternative & Augmentative Communication (AAC)

The Paediatric team may work individually with the child or in groups. They work closely with parents and families and offer parent programmes to help families support children with speech, language and communication needs.