Speech Pathology

Down South Therapy Services Speech Pathologists are highly experienced in the provision of specialized research based services to infants, children and teenagers with and without diagnoses.

We provide individual, paired and group Speech therapy sessions for individuals with a range of diagnosed and undiagnosed difficulties, ranging from but not limited to:

  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Acquired brain injury
  • Motor skill difficulties
  • Learning difficulties
  • Stuttering
  • Language difficulties – expressive and receptive language
  • Oral motor movements – eating, drinking and swallowing
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Down syndrome
  • Fragile X syndrome
  • Hearing impairment
  • Vision impairment
  • Specific skill-based difficulties impacting on performance at home and/ or in the community
  • Dyspraxia
  • Dyslexia

Our Speech Pathologists can assist individuals in the areas of but not limited to:

  • Articulation - pronunciation of sounds and lisps
  • Expressive language – vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, the words your child is saying
  • Receptive language – comprehension, following instructions
  • Literacy/ phonological awareness – letter knowledge, syllabification, rhyme, spelling and reading, all of the skills that your child needs to succeed in literacy
  • Stuttering
  • Oral motor movements (eating, drinking, swallowing)
  • Social skills
  • Play skills
  • Equipment sourcing and provision
  • Environmental modification
  • School and work performance
  • Reducing frustrations associated with difficulties in communication

Down South Therapy Services Speech Therapists are also experienced in the provision of education and information sessions to parents, siblings, families, schools and community organisations. Our Therapists provide individual, paired and group based intervention.

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