Young Children & Families
Are you concerned about your child's communication development?
Would you like to feel confident that you're doing everything you can to help?
After five to ten therapy sessions…
40 out of 45 parents (89%)
reported an improvement in their child’s ability to communicate successfully.
44 out of 45 parents (98%)
reported feeling more confident in being able to help their child’s communication development.
36 out of 45 parents (80%)
reported an improvement in their child’s emotional wellbeing (e.g. less frustrated).
40 out of 45 parents (89%)
reported an improvement in their own emotional wellbeing (e.g. less worried).
From parents' responses on a rating scale before and after therapy.
Natalie offers a three-step service designed around the
individual needs and priorities of your child and family.
Initial Phone Consultation
There is no obligation to proceed to Step 2.
There is no obligation to proceed to Step 3.
Step 1: Initial Phone Consultation
Natalie offers a no obligation phone consultation to discuss...
what you feel would be helpful.
the services offered and whether they can meet your child's and family's needs.
Step 2: Assessment
Natalie carries out an assessment of each child's unique communication
strengths and needs that usually...
takes place in your child’s home and sometimes also in another familiar setting (e.g. nursery, pre-school, school).
involves play-based activities.
involves discussion with you and other professionals who work with your child.
includes a report and recommendations.
Step 3: Therapy
If therapy is required it...
usually takes place in your child’s home initially.
involves discussion with you and play-based activities with your child.
involves you practising with your child between therapy sessions, during play and everyday activities.
may include a therapy plan, goals and resources.
may involve support and guidance by phone call or email between appointments.
may involve sharing information with other professionals involved with your child, to ensure a consistent approach.
Therapy packages are tailored to each child's individual needs. Some examples are:
Advice and Follow-up
One-off appointment or meeting plus follow-up phone call 4 to 6 weeks later
Appointments or meetings every few months
Monthly appointments or meetings
Block of weekly appointments plus follow-up appointment 4 to 6 weeks later
Online Speech and Language Therapy
As well as in-person services, Natalie offers online services using the video conferencing platform Zoom. The same high quality services can be provided online as in person - assessment, therapy, meetings and training.
For very young children and those who find it difficult to interact online, assessment and therapy activities are carried out through parents.
Natalie offers a no obligation initial consultation and technology trial to determine whether online speech and language therapy is suitable for your child and family.
What Parents Say
Book a 20-minute no obligation telephone consultation with Natalie today.
Call 07454 868455, email firstname.lastname@example.org or use the contact form below.