Perth Speech Pathology provides speech pathology across the lifespan.
We provide services to babies, children, teenagers and adults in the areas of
- Speech sound development
- Language (expressive and receptive language)
- Cognitive development including listening, attention, preverbal skills, play skills
- Stuttering (fluency)
- Phonological awareness and literacy acquisition
- Childhood Apraxia of Speech
- Feeding difficulties
- Swallowing impairments
- Voice disorders
- Transgender voice
We also provide medico-legal assessments.
We are regularly involved in training medical students, disability care staff and nursing home staff.
We provide services to
- Children with disabilities (Better Start allowance) and without disabilities
- Children having difficulty learning to read and write
- Children who stutter
- Children with feeding difficulties
- Adults with and without disabilities
- People with progressive diseases (including Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, Motor Neurone Disease)
- People who have had strokes, head and neck cancers and head injuries
- Professional voice users
- People undergoing gender transition
- Organizations such as nursing homes, disability agencies, schools.
No referral is required to access our services.
Fees are subject to Health Insurance rebates and may be eligible for Medicare under the Chronic Disease Management program (with GP referral).People registered with the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) receive free services if referred by a medical practitioner.
Feel free to contact us anytime with any queries.
Nicole has 20 years experience in providing communication and swallowing services to children and adults in the community, disability sector and hospital settings. She provides diagnosis and treatment for children with speech, language, stuttering and feeding issues as well as swallowing management for people after strokes, progressive diseases and neurological disorders. She has training in the PROMPT technique, the Lidcombe approach, LSVT and is a Key Word sign presenter.
Anastasia works with children and adults with speech and language difficulties. She loves to work with late talkers, children with feeding problems and children on the autistic spectrum. She is a trained SOS Feeding therapist and is also trained in LSVT therapy.
Senior Speech Pathologist
Fiona specialises in a range of voice disorders including spasmodic dysphonia. She has a special interest in working with people with chronic cough and professional voice users.
She has had many years experience working within major hospitals and in private practice.
Tania has worked as a Speech Pathologist for various government and private departments in both WA and NSW. Her roles have also included Special Education Consultant within the Catholic Education sector, school-based Speech Pathologist and Autism diagnostician. Tania founded and directed of the Little Language Centre for 10 years.
After a little time out to raise her 3 boys, Tania joined the Board of Autism West and later worked as Project Manager of the early intervention app, TOBY.
We welcome her to the Baby Steps/Perth Speech Pathology team!
Katie began her career working in the disability sector. Since then she has worked with both adults and children with varying communication difficulties and needs such as stuttering, language delay and difficulties with articulation. Katie also enjoys to work with clients who need extra support with swallowing and eating.
Katie has recently had her first child, she loves to travel, read and cook! She is always happy for a good chat!