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Becoming a speech and language therapist

Speech and language therapists provide treatment, support and care for people of all ages who have difficulties with speech, language, communication, eating, drinking and swallowing. 

Whether it’s helping an adult who has had a stroke learn to talk again, or helping premature babies with feeding and swallowing problems, speech and language therapists make a huge difference to the people they work with. They work in all kinds of areas and settings, from hospitals and care homes to prisons, nurseries and private clinics. 

If you’re interested in becoming a speech and language therapist, head to to find out more about the profession. 


For more information, email or phone 020 7378 301.


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