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Children's Speech and Language Therapy (SALT)

The Speech and Language Therapy service provides assessment, diagnosis, advice and treatment for children with a range of speech, language and communication and swallowing difficulties. Treatment may be offered on an individual or group basis or through programmes of advice. The NHS service is for children with a Stockport GP up to the age of 16 years or 19 years if they attend Heaton Special School. The NHS SLTs may also be funded by a child’s school/local authority to meet a child’s needs under an educational duty as described in Special Educational Needs and Disability code of practice.

The service is divided into teams depending on your child’s age & needs.

See team Information.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Speech and Language Therapy (SALT)

Where to go


Other Details


Age Ranges
0-16 unless your child attends Heaton Special School.
Referral required
Referral Details

If you are a Stockport foundation trust health professional using the EMIS patient system: Please use the referral form on the system and Task the ‘0-16yrsOTphysiosaltcdu’ exorg task box

If you do not use the EMIS system as a member of  Stockport Foundation Trust please email to request the current referral form.

Local Offer

Local Offer Age Bands
Primary (5-11 years)
Early Years (0-4 years)
Secondary (11-16 years)
SEN Provision Type