Speech PathologyCraigieburn

At our Craigieburn clinic, speech pathologists diagnose and address communication challenges, offering tailored interventions that enhance well-being and enrich interactions for those with speech and related disorders.

Speech Pathology Craigieburn

Effective communication is paramount to one's well-being and life quality. However, many individuals with intellectual disabilities, brain traumas, hearing impairments, swallowing complications, or social anxieties often grapple with the challenges of articulate speech and expression. Such barriers not only heighten behavioural concerns but can also dent self-esteem and foster feelings of isolation, particularly in those with specific conditions or heightened social difficulties.

Speech pathology, a niche within allied health, is devoted to diagnosing and remedying these communication issues. This encompasses challenges in speech, attentive listening, understanding, reading, writing, managing social interactions, and controlling voice tones.

Paediatric care deeply values the discipline of speech pathology, acknowledging that effective communication forms the bedrock of human interactions and personal development. For many children, acquiring speech and language skills is a crucial gateway to expressing feelings, narrating experiences, and connecting with their surroundings. Early engagement with speech pathology can be pivotal, helping to identify and address any communicative challenges, ensuring children cultivate robust speaking and listening abilities.

When considering children with disabilities, the role of paediatric speech pathology becomes even more vital. These young individuals may grapple with particular speech or language impediments linked to their specific conditions, from articulation challenges to understanding nuances in conversation. Skilled paediatric speech pathologists craft tailored strategies, offering these children bespoke interventions to enhance their communicative capacities. Through the lens of speech pathology, every child is equipped with the tools to articulate their thoughts and feelings, fostering enriched relationships and self-confidence.

At our Craigieburn facility, our seasoned speech pathologists offer tailored solutions, incorporating feedback from the individual's history, their loved ones, and other medical professionals. These interventions target both the physical and emotional facets of communication, such as addressing an anxiety-induced stutter. Beyond remediation, they also teach new techniques, like enhanced listening, to improve communication prowess. For those under the NDIS, partnering with a speech pathologist can usher in significant enhancements in diverse life areas, ranging from establishing social bonds and engaging in leisure to academic achievements, enabling a deeper and enriched engagement with their surroundings.

Healthcare funding types

NDIS

If you’re living with a disability, you’re probably familiar with the challenges of accessing the help you need. Not only can the required frequency of therapy can make paying fees unaffordable, funding provisions and onerous application processes can further delay treatment. At Soaring Health, we recognize the importance of accessing the therapeutic services you need, when you need them. As a registered NDIS provider, Soaring Health’s practitioners treat eligible participants under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). What’s more, our community coordinator and customer service team are well-versed in NDIS requirements and can help you to fast-track access to appropriate treatment.

Medicare

When you suffer chronic pain and persistent medical conditions, it can be hard to keep up with healthcare costs. Financial worries may cause you to forgo treatment that would relieve debilitating symptoms and improve your level of functioning and quality of life. At Soaring Health, we believe in removing barriers to you receiving the treatment you need. In the case of chronic pain lasting six months or more, we can provide fully bulk-billed treatment for up to five visits per year under Medicare’s Chronic Disease Management plan or CDM (formerly called an EPC), so you can access the treatment services you need, when you need them, without being out of pocket.

T.A.C

Motor vehicle injuries can vary in severity from minor to life-changing. At Soaring Health, we strive to resolve all injuries caused by transport accidents and collisions. The services available to TAC clients at Soaring Health have been purposefully selected and tailored to address the physical, mental and emotional effects of injuries caused by road trauma. Part of our dedicated community division, this program of services is also designed to relieve the financial burden of your accident and ensure that you receive the treatment you need, when you need it, without out-of-pocket fees. You can access our services through the TAC as soon as you have a claim number, meaning you can dedicate your full focus to making an efficient and satisfying recovery.

My Aged Care

Many people associate the Australian government’s My Aged Care program purely with practical assistance with daily tasks and activities. But if you’re aged over 65, you may also be able to access Soaring Health services such as physiotherapy, hydrotherapy and home services fee-free through My Aged Care provisions, to enable you to maintain or regain capacities necessary for daily living, and relieve pain and conditions that may otherwise compromise your quality of life. Depending on your circumstances, you may ask your case manager to request these services as part of your support package.

WORKSAFE

Workplace accidents causing serious injury can be devastating. One minute you’re earning a reliable income. The next you’re plagued by uncertainty over when, or even whether, you’ll be able to return to work – not to mention navigating daily life with pain and physical limitations and facing out-of-pocket medical costs or delaying necessary treatment until your claims are processed. Part of the answer to how well you’ll recover depends on receiving the treatment you need, when you need it, and having a collaborative and integrated team of healthcare professionals who can work together to optimise your recovery and support your return to work and daily life.

D.V.A

Serving to protect one's country is a significant human act, but it can lead to lasting physical and mental challenges for veterans. Soaring Health works with the Department of Veteran’s Affairs to provide veterans with comprehensive care at no cost to them, helping them return to civilian life. Eligible individuals can schedule an appointment by presenting their Veteran Card.

Modes of service

Providing this service in a modern and accessible clinic with fully-equipped facilities ensures that individuals can receive comprehensive and high-quality therapy that addresses their unique needs.

Clinic

Providing this service in a modern and accessible clinic with fully-equipped facilities ensures that individuals can receive comprehensive and high-quality therapy that addresses their unique needs.

We provide therapeutic services for those unable to leave home due to health or mobility issues; bringing the necessary equipment and resources to their location.

Home

We provide therapeutic services for those unable to leave home due to health or mobility issues; bringing the necessary equipment and resources to their location.

Telehealth allows for the delivery of therapy services remotely, using technology to facilitate virtual sessions between therapists and participants.

TeleHealth

Telehealth allows for the delivery of therapy services remotely, using technology to facilitate virtual sessions between therapists and participants.

We are committed to delivering our services to schools, kindergartens, and specialized care centers to ensure that participants and individuals with unique needs can access our specialized therapy services.

Community

We are committed to delivering our services to schools, kindergartens, and specialized care centers to ensure that participants and individuals with unique needs can access our specialized therapy services.

Available Services

  • Articulation difficulties
  • Phonological disorders
  • Language delay and disorder
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Stuttering/fluency disorders
  • Voice disorder
  • Central auditory processing disorder
  • Pragmatic language impairment
  • Dyspraxia
  • and many more…
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