|The Royal College
of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT)
professional body of and for speech and language therapists (SLTs)
in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Speech and language therapy is
concerned with all types of communication problems including delayed
language, stammering, aphasia, and voice problems. Many SLTs work
with people who have swallowing problems (dysphagia), which can
happen after a stroke, a head injury or surgery for some types of
cancer of the head, neck or throat. More detailed information about
what SLTs do can be found in the Information Office section of their
of Speech and Language Therapists In Independent Practice (ASLTIP)
provides independent speech and language therapy services throughout
the United Kingdom. All therapists are Registered Members of The
Royal College Of Speech and Language Therapists and registered with
the Health Professions Council.They are also committed to good business
standards. Speech and Language Therapists assess communication problems
and then give treatment to enable people to communicate to the best
of their ability. Therapists work with the family where necessary
and may also give advice to schools.
|The Stroke Association’s
Community Services provide support for people affected by stroke.
They have an information and education service and provide welfare
grants and publications.
HEADWAY The brain
injury association their aim is to promote understanding
of all aspects of brain injury; and to provide information, suport
and services to people with brain injury, their family and carers
||Chest, Heart and Stroke
Scotland aims to improve the quality of life for people
in Scotland affected by chest, heart and stroke illness through medical
research, advice and information, and support in the community.
||Aphasia Now the
one-stop website for people living with aphasia. People with aphasia
helping each other to become independent, communicate with other Aphasic
people and overcome Aphasia together.