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Keycomm - Lothian Communication Technology Service

Service
Area covered 

Lothians, Edinburgh

Population served 

All ages

Scale 

65 new referrals each year.

Services provided 

All-inclusive service including:
- Assessment
- Loan for minimum 3 months
- Ongoing support and training
- Provision of own equipment for individual use

Staffing 

- Speech and Language Therapist Coordinator: full time
- Community Occupational Therapist: 2.5 days
- Senior Teacher: 3 days
- Clerical Assistant: 22 hour
- Speech and Language Therapy Assistant: 15 hours
- Splat Toy Library Therapist: 14 hours to manage our Sure Start Switch Toy library for 0-3 year olds in the City of Edinburgh

Funded by 

- NHS Lothian
- Dept of Education
- Social Services

Permanent or project 

Permanent

Year set up 

1992

Referral process 

Open referral system. Referral forms available for download from website.