Speech & Language Programs

Speech & Language Programs

Speech & Language Programs
We assist children

We assist children who are experiencing difficulties in the following areas:
• Articulation
• Stuttering
• Delayed Speech and Language Development
• Understanding what is being said to them (Receptive Language)
• Putting words together (Expressive Language)
• Pre reading skills (Phonological Awareness)
• Voice Disorders
• Public Speaking
• Social Communication Skills

Specialised Equipment includes

Your child’s Speech Pathologist will use a variety of standardised assessments to diagnose your child’s problems. These assessments include:
• Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundaments – Pre School (CELF Pre School)
• Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundaments 4 (CELF 4)
• Pre School Language Scales (PLS)
• Caroline Bowen Articulation Screener
• Nuffield Dyspraxia Assessment
• Renfrew Action Picture Test (RAPT)
• Test of Problem Solving (TOP)

Track your progress

Tracking progress helps you and your child remain motivated. Standardised and non-standardised assessments and observations are used to track your child’s speech and language abilities.

Your child’s program

A treatment plan will be developed and your child’s progress will be monitored at every appointment.
Home activities will be provided to maximise your child’s progress. Our Speech Pathologists work hard to make these fun and engaging for both you and your child.

The Team

Our highly experienced speech pathologists work together with you and your child to develop a fun and engaging program to reach your child’s true potential. In conjunction with our occupational therapists, the speech pathology team is able to assist children who require technology to communicate. We work with children using low and high tech communication aids including Boardmaker; Switches; Choose It Maker and IPads.

February 15, 2015