Autism Service Directory

Paediatric Communication Aids Service (PCAS)

Westbury-on-Trym

Main information

Type of service: Assessment, Interventions and therapies, Training providers, Training providers

The Paediatric Communication Aids Service (PCAS) is an assessment, training and resource service. Referrals can be made to the service by families, carers and/or professionals but the agreement of the local Speech and Language Therapist (SLT). Initial assessments are carried out by a SLT and possibly occupational therapist and/or ICT advisor, if appropriate. Communication aids are loaned out as part of the assessment process. Training is also provided on a regular basis. PCAS is involved with different disabilities and conditions, seeking to provide an effective and efficient means of communication for those with communication difficulties. Clients can be visited at home or in their nursery, school or college.

Eligibility

Age: From age 1 to 14

Aimed at: Adolescent , Child

Gender: All genders

Covers: South West

Registrations & Approaches

Specialisms: Generic, Staff and volunteers get autism awareness training

Other specialisms: Learning disability

Contacts

You can contact us by phone email or post.

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Sally Chan - Clinical Manager and Speech and Language Therapist

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0117 3533613

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sally.chan@nbt.nhs.uk

Locations

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Claremont School, Henleaze Park, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, BS9 4LR