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are available in both the Sydney metropolitan area and the Central Coast and include;


Detailed assessment of speaking, understanding, reading and writing skills.

In a comprehensive assessment, the strengths and challenges of the individual's communication will be evaluated using formal assessment tools and clinical skills. As well, the impact of language impairment on everyday communication will be explored with the client and their close communication partner.


Research demonstrates the benefits of specific education and support programs for people  with communication impairment and their families.

Specific evidenced based information relevant to the individual’s condition and needs will be provided. Increased knowledge and support from a specialist speech pathologist can improve ability to cope and well being. As well,  some individuals choose to meet peers and this support reduces social isolation.


These are treatments, with a rehabilitation focus, that directly target language impairment with an aim to maintain maximum independent function.

Evidenced based treatment plans are developed in collaboration with the individual and their close communication partner. Options for therapy include individual face to face treatment, telehealth and home treatment programmes, all individually tailored to the specific needs of the individual.


These are interventions that aim to increase environmental support and reduce communication barriers thereby improving social participation and activity for the person with communication impairment.

Compensatory approaches are a range of methods which support communication, and include “any strategy, technique or tool that enhances, replaces, augments or supplements an individual’s communication capabilities”  (Gibbons & Fried-Oken, 2009).

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