The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 59, Issue 2, pp 187–192 | Cite as

Changing the delivery of speech therapy

  • J. C. Humphreys
Symposium: Developmental Disorders — II


The paper seeks to describe the way in which changes were brought about in the delivery of speech therapy to children in special schools. Changes were necessary in order to make most use of existing staff resources and to investigate the effects of treatment. Both aims were achieved, but improvements to practice are continuing.

A change in service organisation across the two state services of Health and Education takes time to bring about.

Key Words

Speech therapy Special needs Planning joint services Efficacy of treatment 


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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. C. Humphreys
    • 1
  1. 1.The Royal London HospitalLondonU.K.

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