Swallowing and Communication are key developmental skills for all children and probably more important if your child has a tracheostomy. This section details information, guidance, videos and resources that can help children with tracheostomies develop in these key area.

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This section also houses documents provided by the multidisciplinary tracheostomy team at the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital. You are welcome to download, adapt and re-use these documents. Please credit the original source as RMCH / NTSP. We hope you find them useful and as always, we value any constructive feedback.