At CLUE EI Centre, our team of speech-language pathologists evaluate and provide intervention for children and adolescents with a variety of communication disorders that affect their ability to communicate. This includes children that have difficulty with language, articulation, auditory processing disorder, verbal apraxia, voice, resonance and fluency (stuttering).
The team consists of experienced speech language pathologists and trained early educators specialising in working with children, teenagers and adults with special needs, with strong clinical skills in managing a wide range of communication difficulties and/or intellectual disability. Our speech pathologists keep abreast of current research, ensuring evidence based practice that is both innovative and creative approach.
Our speech pathologists are passionate about taking a holistic and individualised approach to maximise each learner’s speech, language, literacy, social and learning potential. The clinic provides speech pathology services for both children and adults. Also, to assist the community in accessing speech pathology services, we can attend on-site at child care centres, preschools, schools and home.
Office hours are Monday to Saturday, 8:00 – 18:00; Sunday is by appointment only.
Assessment and Intervention services are provided for the following areas:
Early Language Intervention
Articulation Delay / Disorder
Phonological Delay / Disorder
Childhood Apraxia of Speech
Auditory Processing Disorders
Autistic Spectrum Disorders
Augmentative Alternative Communication and/or
Assistive Technology Needs
Sensory Processing Disorders
Speech Disorders Related to Cleft Lip and Palate & Palatal Anomalies
Social Skills difficulties resulting from difficulty in language skills
Social Pragmatic Language Disorders
Additional services include Preschool / Kindergarten/Reception Speech Language Screening Assessments; Parent Information Sessions (Preschool and school based); Preschool and School Staff Training Course in Language Development; and Specific Intervention Programs. The latter include:
HANEN “It Takes Two to Talk” for Children with Development Delay
HANEN “More Than Words” for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Various individualised Dyspraxia Program
PROMPT (PROMPTS for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets)
Lidcombe Stuttering Program
Tongue Thrust Therapy
Early Intervention Therapy
“Intensive Interaction” for children and adults with severe intellectual disability and limited interests
SCRETS (Social Communication/Emotional Regulation/Transactional Support) for children with autism