Speech Pathology

A Speech Pathologist is trained to assess and treat people who have difficulties with communication, literacy and/or swallowing.

Our Speech Pathologists provide services within a clinic, home or pre-school/school setting. Speech Pathologists can provide individual therapy, small group intervention, provide resources and information, as well as giving advice and direction to clients, their carers and other professionals.

How we can help

Speech Pathologists diagnose and treat all forms of communication difficulties in addition to addressing swallowing difficulties. Speech Pathologists can help with the following issues:
  • Communication issues related to being Autistic
  • Language delays
  • Articulation (pronunciation)
  • Fluency (e.g. stuttering)
  • Voice problems
  • Alternate communication such as visual aids, or IPad apps
  • Reading and literacy (including Dyslexia and Dysgraphia assessments)
  • Social skills

Speech Pathologists work with:

  • Autistic people
  • Children with language delays or disorders
  • Children and adults with feeding difficulties
  • Child care centre staff to implement communication systems
  • Teachers to implement classroom strategies
  • Children with intellectual disabilities who need communication strategies
  • Children who are struggling to learn to read
  • Adults who are having difficulty communicating
  • Children with Dyslexia or Dysgraphia
  • Children who are having difficulties with social skills
  • School readiness
  • Much more…