About the Language and Communication Service

General information about the Language and Communication Service and who they work with.

Who we are

The Language and Communication Service is a team of dedicated staff who specialise in providing support to children whose only or principal Special Educational Need is categorised as Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN).

The team works throughout Northern Ireland with children in pre-school, primary and post primary educational settings and schools.

Who we partner with

We work with:

  • Other EA support services;
  • External agencies including schools and Health and Social Care Trusts;
  • Public Health Agency;
  • Families and carers of children and young people. 

A number of other professionals may be involved and GDPR guidelines are adhered to at all times. Permission will always be gained from those with parental responsibility to discuss any child. 
 

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Contact the Language and Communication Service

The Language and Communication Service can be contacted for advice and information specific to children and young people who have, or may have, a language development need.