Our Speech Pathologists are experts for all speech, language, literacy and social development for 0-18 year olds. They can help in many ways; if your child has trouble with being clear, expressing themselves, following instructions, literacy skills and forming friendships. Our Speech Pathologists make therapy sessions enjoyable, incorporating tasks into fun play that each child enjoys in an effort to meet their goals.
Our Speech Pathologists use standardised assessment tools and outcome measures to determine your child’s strengths and areas for development. Tailored programs are created for every individual child in collaboration with themselves and their families.
Our speech pathologist can assist with:
- Early language development
- Speech sound clarity development and skills
- Stuttering or stammering (fluency)
- Mealtime and feeding difficulties
- Friendship skills
At Western Kids Health, we understand that every child is unique, and as such we draw from a wide range of evidence-based techniques when working with your child. Following a thorough clinical assessment, therapeutic techniques are chosen based on clinical judgement, professional expertise and current research evidence. These may include:
- Advice and education
- Play based learning
- Early Intervention approaches including Hanen
- Traditional Articulation therapy