Services Provided

Hills Speech Pathology provides:  
  • Individual assessment
  • Individual therapy
  • Home programming
  • Consultation to preschools and schools
  • School visits to selected schools
  • Liaison with relevant professionals
  • Intensive daily sessions can be provided during school holidays.

 
Hills Speech Pathology provides school based clinics at number of co-operating schools in the local area. This is a private service requiring payment by the clients’ families. Parents are invited to attend assessment and therapy sessions. However, it is possible for children to attend sessions without a parent/guardian present. Co-operating schools include:

  • Christ the King, North Rocks
  • St Andrew’s, Marayong
  • Our Lady of the Rosary, Kellyville
  • Our Lady of Lourdes, Seven Hills
  • Bert Oldfield Public School, Seven Hills
  • Dural Public School
  • Northmead Public School
  • Lalor Park Preschool
  • Matthew Pearce Public School, Baulkham Hills

Treatment is provided in the following areas:

Language / Learning Difficulties

  • listening skills
  • following directions
  • social skills
  • oral expression
  • sentence formulation
  • narrative development
  • auditory processing
  • comprehension
  • problem solving
  • study skills
  • reading
  • spelling
  • written expression 
  • reading comprehension

Speech

  • articulation errors
  • pronunciation
  • phonological disorders
  • lisps
  • childhood apraxia of speech
  • tongue thrust
  • tongue tie
  • feeding and swallowing
     

Voice Disorders

  • nasality
  • harsh, hoarse or husky voice
  • vocal abuse (vocal nodules)

Stuttering

  • dysfluent speech