It is essential for primary care professionals to be able to recognise when a child has significant speech and language impairment, to understand when to refer and to be aware of the impact this can have on the child's development and on the family.
After completing this course, practitioners should:
- Feel confident in recognising speech and learning impairment
- Understand what is typical in terms of speech and language development
- Understand when to refer
- Be aware of common causes of speech and language impairment