Conditions and treatment

As a combined centre of excellence in both speech and audiology we are uniquely placed to offer integrated services in the one location.

Some examples of our specialisations and symptoms we treat are listed below but please contact us to discuss your individual requirements so we can tailor our treatment to your needs.

Speech

Children and Teens

  • Comprehensive individual assessment and treatment
    Speech, language – understanding and expression, social communication, voice, stuttering, reading, spelling, feeding and swallowing
  • Specialist services
    Speech, school-aged and high-school-aged language and literacy, planning, writing, and editing curriculum-based text types, stuttering, voice, telehealth, paediatric feeding, early and preschool language
  • Group intervention
    School readiness, parent-training, pre-school language, social skills, high-school preparation, teacher-training
  • Conditions
    Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), developmental delay, AD(H)D, childhood apraxia of speech (CAS), reading disorders
  • Complex presentations
    Multiple diagnoses

Adults

  • Comprehensive individual assessment and treatment
    Speech, language, cognitive-communication, voice, stuttering, swallowing and accent-related concerns
  • Inpatient multi-disciplinary assessment and treatment
    Macquarie University Hospital
  • Specialist services
    Tracheostomy management, swallowing rehabilitation, alternative communication needs, disability,communication partner training, telehealth, public speaking, professional voice usage
  • Group intervention
    Aphasia and art, communication, speech, accent modification, carer education and support
  • Conditions
    Stroke, traumatic brain injury, motor neurone disease, parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, myasthenia gravis, head and neck cancer, delirium, dementia, primary progressive aphasia, age-related deconditioning, respiratory illness, cerebral palsy, downs syndrome
  • Complex presentations
    Swallowing and communication challenges in the elderly, aphasia, higher level communication challenges related to memory, thinking and planning, chronic and complex physical disability and/or cognitive challenges

Hearing

Children

  • Age appropriate hearing assessment (from 9 months and up)
  • Auditory processing assessment and management
  • Swim plugs, or other custom moulded products as required
  • Pre-school and school hearing screening programs can also be organised by request

Adults

  • Comprehensive diagnostic hearing services
  • Aural rehabilitation and communication training
  • Hearing aid fittings, repairs and accessories
  • Hearing loss prevention and hearing protection
  • Tinnitus assessment and management
  • Vestibular (balance) assessment
  • Pre-employment and occupational hearing tests
  • Custom products such as musician earplugs, ear level monitors, noise protection plugs and swimming plugs
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