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Speech & Language


Speech, language and communication are a key part of delivering the best outcomes for children’s social, emotional and educational development.

The Sure Start Speech and Language Therapist works to promote the speech, language and communication skills of children in the area through public health messaging, training staff and parents, group programmes, screening for speech and language difficulties, providing advice, and signposting to other core services.

Parent and staff training tasks include:

Group activities for children include:

The Speech and Language Therapist works closely with other staff and provides ongoing input into the wide range of other Sure Start programmes that can all be beneficial to a child’s speech, language and communication skills.

Who You'll Find Here

Ruth McMenemy

Speech & Language Therapist

Julie O'Neill

Speech & Language Therapist

See other programmes and services Newry Sure Start offer. 

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