National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
We offer assessment and treatment for Plan Managed or Self Managed NDIS participants, or for people seeking funding. Further information about the NDIS can be found here. We provide assistance with writing reports for planning meetings which will incur an extra fee.
Chronic Disease Management Plans (CDM)
CDM was previously known as an Enhanced Primary Care Plan (EPC). You may be eligible for a rebate under Medicare's Chronic Disease Management Plans. Speak to your doctor about your eligibility. Please give a copy to us in order to receive your 5 discounted sessions. There may be some out of pocket fee for sessions. Click here for more information.
Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA)
If you have a DVA card you may be eligible for fully funded speech pathology services. There will be no out of pocket expense.
Private Health Insurance
People who have private health insurance may be eligible for a rebate. Please check with your insurer to find out if you are covered.
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A Speech Pathologist can work in either the public or private sector. They are able to assess, diagnose and treat a range of communication and swallowing disorders. Communication includes speech, social skills, voice, literacy, reading, writing, comprehension and expression of language.
Augmentative and Alternative Communication is any type of communication strategy for people who might have difficulties in communicating. There are high tech and low tech options depending on a persons needs.
Is an essential part of our daily lives. We swallow up to 900 times each day. It starts from the moment we smell and look at our food to the moment it reaches our stomach. Speech Pathologists works with the oral phase of swallowing (in the mouth) and the pharyngeal phase of swallowing (in the throat).
Communication includes speech, social skills, voice, literacy, reading, writing, comprehension and expression of language.
Part of the ageing process can mean difficulties with social language, speech and swallowing can occur. Speech Pathologists work with this population to improve communication and swallowing through direct intervention and carer training.
Our voices give us distinct sound and it expresses a lot of the meaning we want to convey. Voice disorders can be prevalent without many of us knowing it. A lot of the time, in professional voice users such as teachers, media presenters and auctioneers.