Speech Pathology

Shae Gillmartin is an experienced Speech Pathologist with nearly 20 years of experience working in a variety of practices, both in Australia and overseas. She has a wealth of experience in brain injury rehabilitation in the acute, transitional and community settings. Read more about Shae.
I value working on communication and cognitive skills that can positively impact on your life. Shae Gillmartin

Speech Pathology can be involved in care and therapy for the following diagnoses:

 

  • Developmental Disorders
  • Acquire Brain Injuries – Stroke & Brain Injury
  • Genetic Disorders
  • Progressive Neurological Disorders

Speech Pathologists assist in all the areas of:

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Cognitive Communication Disorders

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Dysphagia - Swallow Disorders

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Social Communication

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Fluency

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Speech Sound Disorders

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Literacy

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Voice

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Receptive & Expressive Language

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Augmentative and Alternative Communication

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Motor Speech Disorders

Speech Pathology Services

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You will receive a comprehensive and nurturing service to assist with you or your family member’s cognitive, communication and swallowing difficulties.
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Assessment, therapy and rehabilitation are guided by a client and family focus.
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Speech, language, cognitive and literacy assessments, therapy and rehabilitation are guided by strongly by client goals for life.
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We believe that effective communication can and does make a difference for clients and their friendships, relationships, connections and achievements in life is highly valued. This value and therapeutic approach is backed by the latest evidence.
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Relationships with clients and families are fostered for the best therapeutic outcome.
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We collaborate with family and a range of health care professionals, including General Practitioners, Medical Specialists, Psychologists, Neuropsychologists and Occupational Therapists. This joint work is central to your therapy outcomes.
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Travel to locations near you is offered. The service operates throughout North-East Victoria and Southern NSW.
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Swallowing assessments are provided, along with supportive education and strategies.

Brain Injury Rehabilitation

We Specialise in Brain Injury Rehabilitation

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Clients with a traumatic brain injury (TBI) from motor vehicle, motorbike, sporting or workplace accidents.
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Clients with an acquired brain injury from stroke, neurosurgery or degenerative diseases.
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Difficulties from a TBI or ABI may include speech, receptive and expressive language, social communication, cognitive, high level thinking skills, behaviour and the functional impacts on aspects of life.
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Aged care residents with cognitive, speech, language and/or swallowing difficulties.

Rebates & Funding Options

Chronic Disease Management Plan

Formerly known as the Enhanced Primary Care Program

Accident Related Insurers

TAC, LTCS, CTP and Workcover

NDIS

Registered for NDIS

Concession / Pension Rates

Concession and pension rates available.