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Speech Therapy


What do Speech-Language Pathologists do?

A speech & language therapist is a specialist that provides a comprehensive assessment and evidence-based intervention to ensure an effective progress of your child’s development in the following areas: communication, language, articulation and speech, fluency, feeding and swallowing, cognitive, social, auditory-verbal skills, numeracy and literacy.

Why might you consult with a Speech-Language Pathologist?

At Perfect Balance Rehabilitation Centre you and your child can visit our Speech-Language Pathologist either by being referred by your GP or Specialist, or alternatively you can self-refer, to address a specific delay/disability, need or condition, or advice to achieve a functional level of language and communication.


Speech-Language Pathology services and programs include (but are not limited to):


  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

  • Learning disabilities (dyslexia, dyscalculia, dyspraxia, ADHD, etc.)

  • Physical and cognitive disabilities (Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, rare neurological disorders, etc.)

  • Epilepsy

  • Hearing impairment

  • Oral-motor disorders

  • Childhood Apraxia of speech

  • Articulation and phonological disorders

  • Language delays/disorders

  • Specific language impairment

  • Stuttering

  • Cognitive delays

  • Any condition that may affect a child’s cognitive, social-communication, social, feeding development from 0-18 years old.

Programs & Techniques:

  • Early intervention and stimulation for premature babies

  • Natural environment interventions (nursery, school, mall etc.)

  • Curriculum modifications/adaptations at the nursery/school

  • Generating Individual Family Service Plan IFSP (0-3 years old) / Individual Educational Plan IEP (3-18 years old)

  • Developmental screenings, awareness sessions, training sessions for caregivers

What treatment can you expect from our Speech-Language Pathologists?

  • Our Speech & Language Therapists provide a family and child-centered intervention. They collaborate with caregivers (parents, teachers, nannies) and healthcare professionals to ensure the delivery of a comprehensive service to children from birth to 18 years old.

  • After the assessment, an individualized treatment plan is generated and discussed with parents to agree on long- and short-term goals. Families are encouraged to be involved in therapy to ensure the continuity of progress at home. Our Speech-Language Pathologists will provide education and training to parents during sessions, group therapy, and/or family workshops.

Our Speech-Language Pathologists

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