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School Age

The Children's Therapy Service is for children who are school agedattend school and who may require Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy or Speech and Language Therapy. Within this service your child will typically be seen in clinic to complete an assessment. Following their assessment a report will be compiled outlining the outcome of any assessments completed with recommendations. As required, any further appointments may be arranged within the school setting, depending on their needs.

Please see the Related Links section below for further information about various conditions of children who typically access this service.

Contact hours

Monday to Friday - 8:30am to 4:30pm

We do not offer an out of hours' service.


The Children's Therapy Service is based at the Community Health Centre (CHC) our location is:

Children's Therapy Service

Community Health Centre

Level Two

Community Health Centre Westmoreland Road.

Douglas IM1 4QA

Telephone:+44 1624 642563

The department can be located via the main entrance off Westmoreland Road, by following the Children's Therapy logos to our office.

Children's Therapy Service logo  Children's Speech & Language Therapy Logo

How to access

The School Age Service can be accessed with a referral from a medical professionalallied health professional or an educational professional. Parents and Carers may also refer to School Age service for Speech and Language Therapy. 

Suitable referrals are prioritised depending on need and are placed on a waiting list pending their allocation, so they will incur a waiting period.

Related links

Children attending this service may present with various conditions or difficulties and may not have a formal diagnosis from a medical professional.

Developmental delay in fine and or gross motor skills

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