Speech Pathology Services are provided to children presenting with communication difficulties.
Speech pathology services are provided to children presenting with communication difficulties. This may include difficulties with:
- producing speech sounds
- understanding language/following directions
- using words and grammar to communicate messages
- understanding and using communication skills socially
- stuttering or strained voice
- difficulties eating, drinking, or swallowing
Children’s speech pathologists work within a multidisciplinary team, including occupational therapists, physiotherapists, psychologists, early educational advisers, dietitians and podiatrists, working together to support families and children’s overall development
Who can access this service?
Speech pathology services are provided to:
- newborns through to school aged children
- children experiencing mild to moderate speech or swallowing difficulties
- children living within the City of Frankston and Mornington Peninsula Shire
How to access this service?
Parents, carers or paediatricians can call ACCESS on 1300 665 781.