Speech Therapy In Belfast and Northern Ireland

NI Speech Therapy Tots 2 Teens provides a friendly, welcoming speech and language therapy service for you and your child. Assessment and therapy are carried out through play-based, motivating activities which are tailored to your child’s individual interests, age-and-stage and speech, language and communication needs.

There is also a strong emphasis on working in partnership with you the parent as you are your child’s first educator and know your child better than anyone. This will involve agreeing your child’s goals with you and involving you at each stage in the therapy being carried out with your child.

Why is Speech Therapy Important for Children?

Speech therapy is important for children’s development, it lays the foundation for effective communication, academic success, and social integration. 

Early intervention through speech therapy can identify and address speech and language disorders, ensuring that children can both express themselves clearly and understand others. 

This is vital not only for academic learning but also for building relationships, understanding emotions, and navigating social situations. Additionally, speech therapy can boost a child’s self-esteem and confidence, preventing potential feelings of frustration or isolation that can arise from communication challenges. 

By addressing these issues early on, children are better equipped to reach their full potential in both their personal and academic lives. This type of speech therapy provides children with the tools they need to communicate, connect, and thrive in their environments.

Speech and Language Therapy Belfast

We offer private speech and language therapy services to children based in Belfast and in wider parts of Northern Ireland.

Our dedicated speech and language therapists are well-versed in the nuances of the local dialects and cultural contexts, ensuring that every child, regardless of their background, receives the best possible support.

At NI Speech Therapy, our mission remains clear: to empower every child with the tools they need to communicate confidently, fostering a brighter future in both their personal and academic lives.

NI Speech Therapy Tots 2 Teens Services

At NI Speech Therapy Tots 2 Teens, we offer a comprehensive range of speech and language services, from the initial speech assessment and diagnosis, to therapy sessions and linking with schools, we offer support every step of the way.

Check out our range of services below:

Speech Therapy assessment
Assessments are tailored to get the best information about your child’s speech, language and communication needs


A detailed assessment and observation of your child’s speech, language and communication needs:

At your first appointment, a detailed assessment and observation of your child’s speech, language and communication needs will be carried out. Information will be gathered through formal or informal/play-based assessment depending on your child’s individual age and needs.

Following the assessment, time will be dedicated to discussing with you your child’s assessment findings and, if a course of therapy is required, the most effective way to meet your child’s needs.


Speech therapy is one-to-one individualised therapy sessions following your child’s assessment session. If required, a course of therapy sessions may be offered to help your child overcome any language or communication barriers that they may be experiencing. 


Speech Therapy sessions use a wide range of activities to help your child make the best progress possible
Working with your chid’s school can help them make the best possible progress

Linking with school

Part of the therapy may involve making contact with your child’s school to share information regarding your child’s speech, language and communication needs. This will only be carried out once you have given your consent for contact with the school/nursery to take place.