Useful links


RCSLT - the professional body for Speech and Language Therapists and support workers.

Stroke, head injury and aphasia

Connect  promoting effective services, new opportunities and a better quality of life for people living with aphasia 
Afasic helping children and young adults who are affected by the hidden disability of speech, language and communication impairments. 
Speakability national charity dedicated to supporting and empowering people with aphasia and their carers. 
Headway help and support for people affected by brain injury.

Older people

Age Concern  promoting the well-being of all older people and helping to make later life a fulfilling and enjoyable experience.

Babies & Children

Contact a Family  providing advice, information and support to the parents of all disabled children. 
Bliss the premature baby charity.


Cancer Backup  information about cancers of the larnyx and head & neck.
Macmillan Cancer Support providing practical, medical, emotional and financial support and campaign for better cancer care.


Michael Palin Stammering Centre  assessing and treating children who stammer from all parts of the UK. 
City Lit daytime and evening courses for adults who stammer.
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