Children's Speech & Language Therapy in Buckinghamshire

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6 Jun 2016

Our website evaluation – the results are in!

We have been evaluating the use of our website (between November 2014 and December 2015).  Thank you to everyone who filled out the questionnaire which popped up on the website, or at one of our training sessions.  We will be using the results to shape the future developments of the website.  You can read a summary … Read more

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16 Mar 2016

Buckinghamshire Remote Therapy Project in the RCSLT Bulletin

The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) Bulletin Magazine has this month published an article about our remote therapy project!  The article contains a summary of the project, the findings relating to student’s progress towards their therapy targets, and participant’s views on remote therapy.  Read the full article by Bucks SLT Alys Mathers here: Remote … Read more

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13 Jan 2016

Bucks County Council Consulatation

Buckinghamshire County Council, Chiltern Clinical Commissioning Group and Aylesbury Vale Clinical Commissioning Group would like to know what you think about the therapy service your child receives, as part of a consultation being carried out by Buckinghamshire County Council and the NHS organisations that plan and fund local health services.  The consultation is now starting and … Read more

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17 Sep 2015

New National SLT Outcome Measures

The Buckinghamshire Speech and Language Therapy Service will be joining a national initiative from the beginning of the Spring Term 2016 to use the Enderby and John, (2015) Therapy Outcome Measures for Rehabilitation Practitioners, TOMs, to evaluate children’s progress in a more holistic, functional way. Over the Spring and Summer Terms 2015, the Buckinghamshire SLT … Read more

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17 Sep 2015

New Flexible Service

The Buckinghamshire Speech and Language Therapy Service has introduced a new flexible way of working in order to reflect a child’s individual needs, deliver effective outcomes and allow time for schools to gather evidence of therapy impact. The school will have been provided with a number of SMART targets to work on with the child … Read more

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16 Jul 2015

Remote Speech and Language Therapy Project

In the Spring Term 2015 we evaluated the use of Skype to deliver therapy sessions in schools.   24 students were involved in the project, ranging in age from Year 1 to Year 11.  Students had their therapy sessions via Skype for one half term, and their usual face-to-face therapy sessions for the other half term.  To see the … Read more

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9 Jan 2015

Website Feedback

We are already gathering very exciting analytics from our website e.g. over the 2 weeks from 27 October to 10 November 2014, the website had 1 231 page views. The majority of website visitors were from the UK, but there were also a number of hits from North America, South America, Europe, India and Australia. … Read more

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9 Jan 2015

Training Modules

The SLT Service is currently working closely with the Buckinghamshire Healthcare IT and Learning and Development Teams to develop a range of short, interactive, online training modules for parents and/or teaching staff which would be accessible on the Bucks SLT website. This is a really exciting development because it will enable a far wider audience … Read more

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9 Jan 2015

iPads

Every SLT and SLT Assistant in Buckinghamshire now has their own iPad. The staff have already downloaded a range of Apps to enable them to use their iPads for therapy e.g. Apps, which have a huge variety of beautiful photographs of people performing different actions, rhyming Apps to develop children’s ability to detect rhyme, sequencing … Read more

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9 Jan 2015

Education Health and Care Plans

The Buckinghamshire SLT Service has worked closely with the Local Authority Special Educational Needs Team to develop a local format for the new EHC Plans. The format of all SLT reports will mirror the EHC Plans and will therefore include information on the child’s: Strengths – what the child can do Needs – the areas … Read more

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