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ASLTIP (The Association of Speech and Language Therapists in Independent Practice)
The Association of Speech and Language Therapists in Independent Practice
Tel: 01494 488306
Fax: 01494 488590
Contact: Kara Gourlay
Base Princes Risborough
Area covered Whole UK
Population served All ages
Scale Current caseload 80
The Association of Speech and Language Therapists in Independent Practice (ASLTIP) provides information and a contact point for members of the public searching for private Speech and Language Therapists.
For its members, ASLTIP provides support and information on working as an independent Speech and Language Therapist within the United Kingdom.
ASLTIP is run by a group of 8 volunteers led by a chairperson and a vice chair who are elected by the membership.
Open/self referral for assessment, intervention and support. Please see website for details.
The Communication Advice Centre, N. Ireland
Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, Regional Disablement Services, Musgrave Park Hospital, Stockman’s Lane
Tel: 028 950 46866
Contact: Bronagh Blaney
Additional Conatct: Janice Dunbar
Area covered N Ireland
All ages (children and adults), all abilities/disabilities requiring specialist AAC intervention.
- We work closely with the Health and Social Care Trusts where the person is resident.
- Assessments are carried out over several appointments in close liaison with the client and their relevant team.
- Equipment Bank – We have a wide range of AAC systems in our loan bank of equipment which are used for assessment.
- In some circumstances we also provide AAC equipment for individuals on a long term basis.
We have a multidisciplinary team with SLT, OT and Technical support.
Funded by NHS
Permanent or project Permanent
Year set up 1980s
The Communication Advice Centre service is integrated with Speech and Language Therapy services across N. Ireland. Therefore all referrals must come via the client’s Speech and Language Therapist. The client and their multidisciplinary team are fully involved in any intervention. If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact either your local Speech and Language Therapy service or the Communication Advice Centre directly.