Advanced search

SALT assessment - excessive dribbling, possible adenoid problem - what to expect?

(3 Posts)
MrsJohnDeere Thu 15-Oct-09 13:38:20

Ds1's pre-school have picked up on the fact that he dribbles a fair bit when he talks(has got worse in the last few weeks, imo). A SALT lady who was visiting for something else wants to see him to assess him properly. She thinks there might be something wrong with his adenoids and they may need to be removed.

There are no problems with his speech or language, which she praised as exceptional <insert proud mother emoticon grin>, but she raised concerns that this may be part of the reason that he eats next to nothing. He also snores really loudly.

What will happen at an SALT assessment? What sort of questions should I be asking them?

luciemule Thu 15-Oct-09 18:02:34

perhaps double check it's nothing to do with tongue tie, which could also explain excessive dribbling and not eating much.

MrsJohnDeere Thu 15-Oct-09 19:15:40

He was born with tongue tie but had it cut at 6 weeks old.

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, watch threads, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now »

Already registered? Log in with: