Guidelines are current best practice procedures based on available evidence and serve as an important contributor to high quality service delivery.
Guidelines are intended to be used alongside the therapist's clinical expertise and as such the clinician is ultimately responsible for the interpretation of the evidence-based guidelines in the context of their specific circumstances and service users.
You can read featured IASLT guidelines below:
This 2017 Guideline is intended to provide information about the speech and language therapy management of the neonate, child and adult with a tracheostomy.
Published in 2017
Guidelines for Speech and Language Therapists working with people who use or may benefit from Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), published December 2016
This guideline was published in March 2016 and is currently under review
This position paper highlights the key role that SLTs have & their scope of practice in supporting people with dementia within multidisciplinary teams, making key recommendations for change
IASLT working to ensure best practice for our youngest service users; babies, infants and children presenting with FEDS needs,
SLTs are fundamental to supporting the communication rights and needs of adults with ID by supporting the development of inclusive communication environments.