Speech Pathology

Speech Pathology

Kids Spot are a family focused speech pathology practice. We believe every child has the right to communicate and learn and that their family and the community are integral to that process. Our foundation for success is family, school and community training / support to ensure your child is able to reach their full potential.  

Kids Spot use family focused goal setting to help your child develop a range of skills for effective communication. We work with children of all ages and abilities and can help your child develop skills in many areas. Our therapists strive for excellence. We are committed to continued professional development and have undergone training in various methodologies and treatment approaches.

We specialize in and Use Therapy Approaches such as:

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) using principles and therapy techniques such as:

  • DIR Floortime
  • Gestalt Language Processing (NLA Framework)
  • Intensive Interaction
  • Hanen (It Takes Two to Talk and More than Words)

Speech (articulation, clarity and fluid speech)

Stuttering using principles and therapy techniques such as:

  • The Lidcombe Program
  • Camperdown Program
  • Syllable Timed Speech

Language (understanding and use of words, sentences and conversation)

Literacy and Dyslexia (reading, spelling and written text) using principles and therapy techniques such as:

  • Multi-sensory Literacy Instruction
  • Sounds-Write Program
  • Mulit-Lit
  • Orton-Gillingham Approach

Late Talkers using principles and therapy techniques such as:

  • Hanen (It Takes Two to Talk and More than Words)
  • DIR Floortime¬†

Auditory Processing

Social skills

Play skills and interaction

Alternative Communication using principles and therapy techniques such as:

  • Various Alternative communication devices (ProloQo2Go / Liberator etc)
  • PECS
  • Key word sign
  • Signed Supported Speech

Listening and Attention

Visualising and Verbalising skills

Genetic Conditions (e.g. Down Syndrome)

Developmental Conditions (e.g. Global Developmental Delay)

Physical Conditions (e.g. Cerebral Palsy)

Developing English as a Second Language (ESL)

Hearing Impairment and Middle Ear Pathologies (e.g. insertion of grommets)

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