Speech therapy for children can assist with difficulties in:
Does my child need to see a Speech Pathologist?
If you are concerned that your child is having difficulty in any of these areas, we recommend that you talk to a speech pathologist as soon as possible. It is rare for these difficulties to naturally resolve, so the 'wait-and-see' approach is no longer acceptable when it comes to speech therapy for children. Early treatment is the most effective, therefore early assessment is vital.
All children reach milestones at different times, but research in speech therapy for children has provided guidelines that can detect if your child's speech is developing normally. If you answer 'yes' to any of the questions below, an assessment by a certified practicing speech pathologist with paediatric experience is highly recommended.
This list is intended as a guide only: our blog provides more detailed information on speech therapy for children. If you are at all concerned about your child's speech development, it's always best to talk to us.
Parents or caregivers stay in the room at all times throughout the child's session. Parents need to see what's going on in order to practice more effectively at home, and without a doubt – practice is vital! So, with active parental involvement, fun and stimulating activities, up-to-date and evidence-based speech therapy programs your child will receive the best treatment we have to offer.