• Do you have swallowing or communication difficulties?
  • Are you on the NHS waiting list?
  • Are you searching for a private Specialist Speech and Language Therapist?
  • Do you need a BUPA recognised therapist?

  • Are you an NHS department struggling to find permanent or locum staff?
  • Are you a Case Manager looking for an independent SLT?
  • Are you a private hospital with limited access to SLT?

Linguistic Resolutions can help you.

Linguistic Resolutions is an independent Speech and Language Therapy practice providing a specialist high quality service to adults with neurological conditions and subsequent communication and/or swallowing difficulties.

Linguistic Resolutions aims in particular to:

  • Offer assessment and treatment to those individuals waiting for NHS input – we can therefore ‘fill the gap’ until you reach the top of the waiting list. See NHS vs private therapy.
  • Work with Case Managers and MDTs for medico-legal cases, providing assessment and treatment blocks. You can work with Sally and the Linguistic Resolutions team or you may prefer to consider a full team in which case please see Sally's other website
  • Assist NHS departments who are struggling to find staff and / or need assistance with long waiting lists and covering periods of leave.

Who has communication & swallowing difficulties?

Neurological conditions giving rise to communication and/or swallowing difficulties include:

  • Stroke
  • Head Injury
  • Degenerative conditions (Parkinson’s Disease, Motor Neuron Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Huntingdon’s Chorea, Dementias)
  • Brain tumours
  • Meningitis and Encephalitis
  • Guillain Barre Syndrome

Specific difficulties may include:

  • Dysphasia / Aphasia – an acquired language disorder resulting in difficulties in some or all language modalities – understanding, speaking, reading, writing. This is common after a stroke.
  • Cognitive Communication Difficulties, including social interaction difficulties as a result of cognitive changes. This is common after a head injury.
  • Motor Speech Difficulties such as dysarthria (muscular control difficulties affecting speech output / clarity) and dyspraxia (difficulties planning the movements for speech).
  • Dysphonia or voice changes / problems.
  • Dysphagia or difficulties with swallowing.