- Do you have swallowing or communication difficulties?
- Are you on the NHS waiting list?
- Are you searching for a private Specialist Speech and Language Therapist?
- Do you need a BUPA recognised therapist?
- Are you an NHS department struggling to find permanent or locum staff?
- Are you a Case Manager looking for an independent SLT?
- Are you a private hospital with limited access to SLT?
Linguistic Resolutions can help you.
Linguistic Resolutions is an independent Speech and Language Therapy practice providing a specialist high quality service to adults with neurological conditions and subsequent communication and/or swallowing difficulties.
Linguistic Resolutions aims in particular to:
- Offer assessment and treatment to those individuals waiting for NHS input – we can therefore ‘fill the gap’ until you reach the top of the waiting list. See NHS vs private therapy.
- Work with Case Managers and MDTs for medico-legal cases, providing assessment and treatment blocks. You can work with Sally and the Linguistic Resolutions team or you may prefer to consider a full team in which case please see Sally's other website www.alliedneurotherapy.co.uk.
- Assist NHS departments who are struggling to find staff and / or need assistance with long waiting lists and covering periods of leave.
Who has communication & swallowing difficulties?
Neurological conditions giving rise to communication and/or swallowing difficulties include:
- Head Injury
- Degenerative conditions (Parkinson’s Disease, Motor Neuron Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Huntingdon’s Chorea, Dementias)
- Brain tumours
- Meningitis and Encephalitis
- Guillain Barre Syndrome
Specific difficulties may include:
- Dysphasia / Aphasia – an acquired language disorder resulting in difficulties in some or all language modalities – understanding, speaking, reading, writing. This is common after a stroke.
- Cognitive Communication Difficulties, including social interaction difficulties as a result of cognitive changes. This is common after a head injury.
- Motor Speech Difficulties such as dysarthria (muscular control difficulties affecting speech output / clarity) and dyspraxia (difficulties planning the movements for speech).
- Dysphonia or voice changes / problems.
- Dysphagia or difficulties with swallowing.