Speech pathology for children

Our paediatric speech pathologists are passionate about working with children to target the following areas:

  • Speech (intelligibility/clarity).
  • Expressive language (use of words, sentences, gestures and writing to convey meaning).
  • Receptive language (understanding).
  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication (ACC), e.g., iPad.
  • Fussy eating, problematic feeding and swallowing difficulties (dysphagia).
  • Reading/writing (literacy).
  • Diagnostic assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorder.
  • Education for parents and carers to maximise learning outcomes

Your child may benefit from speech pathology if they:

  • Doesn’t laugh, squeal or look toward sound at 6 months of age.
  • Have limited babbling at 9 months of age.
  • Do not point or use gestures at 12 months of age.
  • No first word, or doesn’t respond to “no” or “bye-bye” at 15 months of age.
  • Do not use at least 6-10 words consistently by 18 months of age.
  • Do not follow simple instructions by 20 months of age.
  • Have a vocab of less than 50 words or have a reduced interest in social interaction by 24 months of age.
  • Do not use simple sentences by 36 months of age.

Other Concerns

  • Picky/fussy eater, limited to 4-5 foods, gagging on certain textures
  • Difficulties with transitions
  • Repetitive or perseverative behaviours
  • Nil interest in communicating
  • Drooling excessively
  • Stutters consistently, for longer than 6 months

Speech pathology for adults

Connect Allied Health provide speech pathology services for adults who have a disability or post a range of medical issues, including intellectual disability, stroke, traumatic brain injury, neurological diseases (such as Parkinson’s Disease and Motor Neurone Disease), and many others, to target a range of areas including:

  • Swallowing difficulties (dysphagia).
  • Speech (intelligibility/clarity).
  • Expressive language (use of words, sentences, gestures and writing to convey meaning).
  • Receptive language (understanding).
  • Voice.
  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication (ACC), e.g., iPad.

You may benefit from speech pathology if you:

  • Cough when eating or drinking (referred to as aspiration).
  • Have difficulties ‘finding’ the right words.
  • Have difficulties understanding language.
  • Have unclear speech (reduced intelligibility).
  • We can provide mobile services to visit your home or Residential Aged Care facility.

Our Process

1

Contact

Call our friendly team on 08 8337 8770

2

Evaluation

Discuss individual needs, goals and preferences

3

Assistance

Discuss options for funding

4

Placement

Client is paired with appropriate clinician according to individual needs

5

Schedule

Confirm preferred days and times for therapy

6

Confirmation

Sign consent forms and service agreements

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Learn About NDIS Speech Pathology Adelaide

The NDIS Speech Pathology Adelaide seeks to deliver personalised care to individuals who have a substantial disability. Connect Allied Health provides NDIS Speech Pathology Adelaide to children and adults to help in improving in their speech, whilst providing top quality care. Our professionals are currently mobile and can visit you across South Australia, where we can offer you all our services in one site. Speech Pathology aims to enable individuals to improve their independence, education and employment opportunities, and wellbeing. The NDIS Speech Pathology allows for the patient to determine when they require support and seeks to provide the client with helpful techniques to improve their condition. We specialise in connecting you with the right treatment program to help improve your speech or a loved one. We are able to monitor and control the whole process making sure the best results are achieved.

NDIS Speech Pathology Adelaide and Connect Allied Health

Connect Allied Health provides NDIS Speech Pathology Adelaide by providing you with a qualified Speech Pathologist. Connect Allied Health can come to visit you with our mobile services. The speech pathologist will use will use the latest and most up-to-date speech pathology technique to ensure the best results. The services will be managed by Connect Allied Health to maintain our high quality approach to speech pathology. The speech pathologist will identify the patients major issues, long term goals and how best to approach improving your condition or the way in which they cope with it. Families or carers will also be included in the process and be provided with techniques to help improve the patients condition. Connect Allied Health can also provide you with dietitians, physiotherapist, podiatrists, occupational therapists and other professional medical practitioners for a holistic approach to your health.

Quality NDIS Speech Pathology Adelaide

Connect Allied will enable you to improve your health and overall increasing your confidence. Connect Allied Health will allow you to grow and have the right professionals apart of your treatment plan. Patients usually require a variety of services and with the use of Connect Allied Health, we will be able to readily provide the medical advice to them. NDIS Speech Pathology is an opportunity for you to improve your independence, ability to learn and improve your speech.

Include NDIS Speech Pathology Adelaide in your clinic

The inclusion of the NDIS Speech Pathology Adelaide will improve your speech and will be provided by our speech pathologists who are passionate about speech. Contact us on 0400 590 831.

Call and speak to our amazing Speech Pathologists today