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  • Afasic – UK charity which supports children and young people with speech, language and communication impairments and their parents and carers.
  • British Stammering Association – first point of contact for impartial information and support on stammering, also known as stuttering.
  • Chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland – aims to improve the quality of life for people in Scotland affected by chest, heart and stroke illness, through medical research, advice and information, and support in the community.
  • CLEFTSiS - a managed clinical network for Cleft Lip and Palate in Scotland.
  • David Fulton Publishers – the UK’s leading publisher of books for initial teacher training and continuing professional development.
  • I-CAN – charity that exists to help children communicate, with a special focus on children with communication disability. Provides information for parents, and training and advice for teachers and other professionals.
  • Michael Palin Centre - a resource for people who stammer.
  • National Autistic Society – exists to champion rights and interests of all people with autism to ensure that they and their families receive quality services appropriate to their needs.
  • Propeller Multimedia Ltd – one of the UK’s leading resources for rehabilitation software, to assist individuals regain speech, reading and writing skills impaired due to stroke or brain injury.
  • REACT2 - the software programme developed jointly by NHS Borders SLT dept and Propeller Multimedia Ltd - an interactive programme for both adults and children with speech and language difficulties.
  • Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists - this is the professional body of which all NHS Borders SLTs are members.
  • Royal National Institute for the Deaf – the largest organisation representing the 8.7 million deaf and hard of hearing people in the UK.
  • The Scottish Society for Autism – seeks to ensure the provision of the best possible education, care, support and opportunities for people of all ages with Autistic Spectrum Disorders.
  • Talking Point – an informational resource for parents and professionals focusing on speech, language and communication difficulties.