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The Communication Trust Local Offer

The Communication Trust is a coalition of more than 50 not-for-profit organisations, who provide support to children and young people with Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN).

The members of the Communication Trust offer a variety of services and information to all families in England. Some services are provided free, while others have a fee. Those with a fee are suitable for families with personal budgets, or can be purchased by schools, the local authority and/or the local NHS clinical commissioning group.

On the Communication Trust’s Local Offer page you will find a brief description of the services provided by each organisation, and can click on each one to find out more detail about its services. 

Although Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN) is the most common special need (DfE statistics 2014), it is a broad term and we know that families can struggle to find the right information and support. The Trust is a coalition of over 50 organisations who support children and young people's speech, language and communication. This includes a wide range of speech, language and communication needs such as speech or language impairment, stammering, cleft palate or mutism for example, as well as SLCN associated with other conditions such as autism, being deaf or learning difficulties.

Our 'Local Offer' webpage provides information from our members, who provide services including training, speech and language therapy, assessment, advice and support and a wide range of resources including information, interventions or assistive equipment.

Although the Trust's membership includes some large charities who you may already know, many are small organisations who offer services to children with low incidence needs. We believe that it is important that families who have children with such needs are able to find the specialist support services that are already available, in many cases without charge.

Please visit the Communication Trust's Local Offer webpage which:

  • Lists all The Communication Trust's members
  • Has a direct clickable link to each organisation's website
  • Has a short summary of services that can be accessed by all families
  • Includes telephone helpline phone numbers that are available to all families
  • Includes clickable links to all email helplines that are available to all families

It is just one page and is designed to enable you to click through to the service that best suits you as quickly as possible.

Who to contact

0207 843 2526
The Communication Trust Local Offer

Where to go

31, Angel Gate

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Session Information
Website 24/7

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Specific age range
All ages
Local Offer

Local Offer

This service is listed for your information. Its inclusion on the Family Services Directory does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by Lincolnshire County Council. For more information, go to Terms & Conditions

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