At Point Cook Therapy Centre, our founding member and principal speech pathologist has well over thirty years of full time experience, having worked with thousands of families living with communication and / or swallowing difficulties over the years.
Our speech pathologists are committed to ongoing professional development, are registered with Speech Pathology Australia, and have special interests in working with people with:
An initial consultation and assessment appointment is arranged to establish the need for as well as goals for intervention. With more complex presentations, a subsequent diagnostic session/s may be necessary. Assessments for Autism are always done as part of the multidisciplinary assessment for Autism, and in collaboration with a paediatrician and psychologist.
With young children, parents are encouraged to participate in the session, and are provided with direct demonstrations and ideas for home stimulation, in order to transfer learnt skills. Length, frequency and type of therapy sessions offered depends on individual needs and as agreed with clients and/ or their families.
We also provide specific diagnostic assessments and reports on request, for example, as part of the multidisciplinary assessment for Autism and/or for developing goals within an intervention team or as part of the process for applications for funded support at school for severe language disorder.
Paired and group sessions are also provided, depending on individual needs, and these include: