Speech Pathologists

Speech Pathologists have a Bachelor or Masters degree in Speech Pathology and are all members of Speech Pathology Australia (SPA).  A range of additional specialised training relating to children with sensory needs has also been undertaken.

Areas of support may include

  • Speech and language
  • Articulation
  • Mealtimes and fussy eating
  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)
  • Literacy
  • Play and social skills
  • Listening and memory
  • Theory of Mind
  • Problem-solving
  • Auditory Processing
  • Assessments- observational and standardised

How they do this

  • Individual therapy
  • Small groups
  • Remote services and telehealth (Skype)
  • Working alongside parents/carers and key people in the child’s life
  • Clinic-based and within community settings including home

The tools and programs

  • Key Worker Model
  • RBI
  • Cued Articulation
  • The Hanen Centre Program™- It Takes Two to Talk and More than Words™
  • DIR Floortime™
  • Mealtime and feeding
    • SOS (Sequential Oral Sensory Approach) to Feeding
    • Paediatric Feeding Education Program (Sarah Starr)
    • Mealtime Matters (Gillian Griffiths)
  • AAC approaches
    • Keyword sign
    • PODD (Pragmatically Organised Dynamic Display)
    • PECS (Picture Exchange Communication Systems)
    • High tech and low tech approaches
  •  Narrative TherapySocial Thinking
  • Auslan

 

 

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