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Kent and Medway Communication and Assistive Technology Service (KM CAT) - Children & Young People

Hub - covering: 
Kent and Medway
Kent Communications and Assistive Technology Service, The Old Railway School, Wainwright Place
Ashford
TN24 0PF
Tel:  
01233 629 859
Contact:  
Sarah Lloyd-Cocks
Email:  
Service
Area covered 

Kent and Medway

Population served 

Children & young people

Services provided 
  • Assessment
  • Loan
  • Provision
  • Helping client's local therapist maintain ongoing support
  • Training therapists and clients
  • Research, development and integration with other assistive technologies
Staffing 

Multidisciplinary team comprised of occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, healthcare scientists, teachers, therapy assistant practitioners and administrators.

Funded by 

NHS and Kent County Council

Permanent or project 

Permanent

Year set up 

2006

Referral process 

Referrals will be accepted from health, education and social care professionals working in local teams.