Speech Therapy for Children

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Child & Family Services

Our speech pathology service assists children aged from 0 to 12 years who have difficulties or delays with language and/or communication, including:

  • Articulation (production of sounds)
  • Receptive language (understanding what other people are saying)
  • Expressive language (using words and putting words together to communicate)
  • Fluency (stuttering)
  • Voice
  • Pragmatics (social rules of language).

SERVICES PROVIDED: 

  • Assessments
  • Individual therapy
  • Small Group sessions
  • Provision of reports
  • Family education
  • Consultation with other services providers (e.g. schools, kindergartens).

APPOINTMENTS AND REFERRALS

Anyone can refer to this service. Referrals can be made via phone, fax, or electronic referral (email/S2S/Eref).
A GP referral may be required to access some funding streams (eg Medicare Benefits Schedule).

FEES AND FUNDING

Our fees are set on a sliding scale and are designed to support access for all income levels.
Difficulty or inability to pay will not be a barrier to receiving a service.
Services are offered via a range of funding streams which have varying requirements.

Funding options for this service include:

  • Community Health
  • GP Care Plan – Chronic Disease Management
  • Helping Children with Autism
  • Full cost covered by the family.

Please click here for more details on fees and funding.

Note: Interpreters can be arranged free of charge.

To enquire about any of our programs please call us on (03) 8841 3000 or
email mchs@mannchs.org.au