Attending an Appointment at your local Child Development Centre

Greater Glasgow & Clyde

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There are seven Child Development Centres within Greater Glasgow & Clyde that provide specialist support to children and young people from birth to 18 years (if still in education).  There are a number of services that operate from within the centres including:

  • Paediatricians (Doctors who specialise in child health)
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)
  • Physiotherapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Speech and Language Therapists
  • Dietitians
  • Community Children's Nurses

Other specialist health staff may also run clinics within the centres for example Hearing and Vision Clinics, Orthotics etc.

   

A Child's View on attending Speech and Language Therapy

Often children and young people need additional help from a health professional at some stage in their live.  This is not unusual and is nothing to be embarassed about.

Having a Stammer

1 in 100 people stammer.  If you have a stammer it can affect your confidence.  You may have to see a Speech and Language Therapist to help you learn to control it.  Here is a video of Fraser talking about his experience of seeing a Speech and Language Therapist.