SPEECH PATHOLOGY

Paediatric Speech Pathologists work with children and young persons to assess, diagnose and treat children presenting with a range of speech, language, social-pragmatic and language-literacy issues.

As part of your visit a comprehensive assessment will be completed to evaluate a young person’s skills to identify areas of concerns and intervention. As part of this assessment, your Speech Pathologist may liaise with the child’s parents/carers, educators, specialists or other allied health professionals.

The team of Speech Pathologists at Kids at Play Therapy Services utilise a range of play-based therapeutic approaches to engage clients and make therapy fun and engaging.  We believe in continuing improving the independence of all our clients, through a family-centred approached. Our Speech Pathologists work collaboratively with other therapists within the practice as well as other stakeholders involved with the family and young person.

For further information about Speech Pathology you can contact our therapists, administration team or refer to Speech Pathology Australia

Areas that Kids at Play Therapy Services Speech Pathologists develop independence for children and adolescents include:

  • Developmental delay or disorders
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Delayed early language development or “late talkers”
  • Unclear speech, articulation delay or dyspraxia
  • Comprehension difficulties
  • Language delay or disorder
  • Pragmatic (conversational) and play/social issues
  • Attention and listening difficulties
  • Stuttering
  • Language based learning and literacy issues.
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