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Speaking and communicating are so important in building relationships with other people and in our everyday activities. Speech therapy, or Speech Pathology is an area of allied health that helps children and young adults with delayed speech and language development. It supports your child’s needs in building communication skills, literacy and social skills across a range of settings.
Some of the most common challenges or difficulties our speech therapists and speech pathologists address include:
Our Speech Therapists use a range of evidence-based strategies to develop a treatment program for your child, based on their individual needs and work with on any challenges they may have with language and social skills.
To learn more about Speech and Language Pathology or to book an appointment contact your nearest Early Start Australia clinic.
Speech therapists or speech pathologists are university trained and qualified health professionals. Using a range of evidence-based strategies they will:
At Early Start Australia, we work with you to achieve your goals for your child and family. In our therapy sessions, we develop a treatment program for your child based on their individual needs and the goals you have identified for them.
Some common goals include:
Speech pathologists use a variety of formal and informal assessment tools to identify difficulties in specific areas and use evidence-based therapies to help improve communication and other skills across a variety of everyday settings.
At Early Start Australia, all our speech pathologists have attended additional training to specialise their skills, such as SOS feeding, DIR Floortime, Early Start Denver Model (ESDM), Secret Agent Society, Hanen, PEERS and others.
Our speech pathologists will also collaborate with your child’s other caregivers, educators and health professionals to ensure your child is given the best and most consistent care possible. Parent coaching is also an approach we often use during sessions to help parents and caregivers learn how to implement strategies at home.
As part of your therapy journey your Speech Pathologist may recommend some therapy programs to assist in achieving your goals including:
We focus on supporting clients (and their families) to develop language, motor, cognitive, social and emotional skills, and provide therapy supports for children with developmental delay or disability, including autism spectrum disorder.
Our multi-disciplinary teams work together with you to understand your needs and develop a plan using evidence-based strategies to help you achieve your goals and aspirations.
We have clinics in every state and territory creating a strong community of allied health professionals with the collective knowledge and expertise to deliver you the best outcomes.
We are a registered NDIS provider and are here to help you on your NDIS journey.
Early intervention is not just for the kids. We offer therapies to cater for all ages, needs and abilities,
and we know the sooner you start your therapy journey the better.