- Initial assessment and advice
- Follow up appointments
- Hands on goal directed treatment
- Supportive eating and drinking plans
- Advice on supportive feeding equipment
- Parent training and support
- Liaison with medical and wider teams
- Onward referrals for videoflouroscopy if required
At "Speech Therapy In The City", you as a parent or carer will be supported from your initial contact right through to your appointment where the heart of what we do centres on your child and what they need to thrive and be happy. Following your appointment, you will be able to communicate with your therapist to discuss progress and ask any questions. Our service is measured on high parent satisfaction and the feeling from families that their concerns are being listened to. Our waiting lists are currently being managed so you will receive a prompt response to any enquiry you may have.
Conditions or Concerns Treated / Premature babies with feeding concerns / Cleft palate / Cerebral palsy / Fussy feeding and aversive feeding / Developmental delay / Downs syndrome and other neurogenetic conditions / Congenital disorders (various) / Swallowing safety concerns / Delayed progression with textures / Difficulty feeding from a bottle or breast / Weaning from tube feeding / Airway concerns including tracheostomy
Feeding Specialist Megan Clayton is a Qualified Speech and Language Therapist who graduated at the University of Queensland in Australia in 2005. With over 12 years experience, Megan has worked in a variety of public and private services across the United Kingdom and Australia including acute medical wards, neonatal wards, special care baby units, rehabilitation services and charity organisations. She has worked with children from birth up to 18 years of age with a wide variety of medical conditions or developmental concerns. Primarily services at "Speech and Language Therapy In The City" focus on feeding and swallowing difficulties.
Megan has worked hard to establish valuable connections with the wider therapy community across the city and is able to support you beyond the initial speech and language therapy service. "Speech Therapy In The City" is primary a consultancy based service and caters to a variety of needs including overseas patients requiring one off assessments.