Speech & Language Therapy: Paediatric

Speech and Language Therapy assesses, diagnoses and treats any speech, voice, language or communication impairment or difficulty eating, drinking or swallowing.

After an in-depth assessment is completed, a suitable intervention for your child will be discussed. As part of the service, education to family members and carers will be provided.

The Speech and Language Therapists working in Beacon Hospital are highly qualified and have extensive experience working with children suffering from a wide range of speech, swallowing, language and voice disorders.

At Beacon Hospital, we provide a comprehensive range of SLT treatments for those who have difficulties with speech and language.

Commonly Treated Paediatric Conditions Include:

  • Speech & Language Delay
  • Speech Sound Difficulties
  • Ongoing Hoarse Voice
  • Stuttering
  • Regression of Language/’Lost Words’
  • Limited interest in playing with toys and/or peers
  • plays with toys in an atypical way
  • Difficulties with chewing, weaning or swallowing
  • Restricted diet excluding a variety of food groups

Our specialist areas include:

  • Attention and Social Communication Concerns

  • Early Language Development

  • Feeding / Swallowing Issues

  • Phonology

  • Voice

Paediatric Speech & Language Therapy:

Due to unprecedented patient numbers leading to solidly booked clinics, we are unfortunately unable to accept new referrals at this time. We will update this page when availability becomes available for new patients once again. We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

You may be able to find a therapist on the Independent Speech-Language Therapists of Ireland website www.isti.ie – www.isti.ie