Speech Pathology

Speech Pathology

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Supporting Children to Develop Skills in Communication and Language

A Speech Pathologist can help your child to develop skills in communication and oral movement. A Speech Pathologist will help develop skills such as:

  • Speech sounds (articulation)
  • Talking in sentences and grammar (expressive language)
  • Understanding and telling stories 
  • Following instructions (receptive language)
  • Speaking fluently (eg stuttering)
  • Eating, drinking and swallowing
  • Salvia control
  • Social skills
  • Literacy
  • Alternative & Augmentative communication (AAC) 
  • Using alternative methods of communication such as signing , symbols and electronic devices

Speech Pathology
Sophie Gimel
Speech Pathologist

Sophie has recently graduated with a Masters of Speech Pathology. She is excited to join the Speech team at Biala and is passionate about ensuring all children have opportunities to develop their communication skills so they can participate more meaningfully with their families and communities.

Susan Everard
Speech Pathologist

Susan has worked in settings such as schools, early intervention & public health. She specialises in eating/feeding skill development, early language & speech and aims to work collaboratively with caregivers to set achievable goals supporting children to confidently apply new skills in everyday life

Louise Kelly
Speech Pathologist

I am passionate about seeing children develop their own independence and communicate with the people around them. I love working with children to see the excitement when the realise that they can do something new.

Nicola Yates
Speech Pathologist

Nicola has had over 10 years' experience working with children and their families to identify and achieve their goals. She is passionate about using a child’s strengths and interests to develop communication and maximise participation in everyday activities.

For further information about NDIS, our services, and how we may be able to help you, please contact us.

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