About Us

Beyond Speech is dedicated to providing high quality, family centred Speech Pathology and Orofacial Myology services to the Yarra Valley and surrounds.

We work in the areas of speech and language, feeding and swallowing, learning and literacy, fluency, communication and social skills. We work with infants, young children, teens and adults including in aged care.  Our highly experienced team work with people with a range of abilities and disabilities including developmental delay, learning difficulties, feeding difficulties, Autism, Down Syndrome, other syndromes and degenerative diseases. 

 

Beyond Speech has an excellent working relationship with schools, other Allied Health professionals, medical and educational service providers within the area. Our collaborative and family centred approach is highly regarded and sought after.

 

Our Services

SPEECH & LANGUAGE SKILLS

Assessment and treatment of difficulties with speech sounds, expressive language, receptive language (comprehension), fluency (stuttering), social skills and voice.

SCHOOL

VISITS

Assessment, treatment and consultation services are available to individual students and schools, including support for teachers with literacy development, classroom strategies, and general problem solving.

LITERACY

Assessment and treatment of spelling and reading difficulties is available for all ages.

AGED

CARE

Swallowing and communication skills can become difficult following stroke, illness or with the progression of age or dementia.   Andrea can provide assessment and treatment in either the home or nursing home setting.

OROFACIAL MYOLOGY

Orofacial Myology is the therapy for proper orofacial muscle function in relation to dental and speech development. Orofacial Myology uses positive behaviour modification to eliminate habits which can create negative dental and facial growth patterns. 

INFANT FEEDING

We assess and treat feeding difficulties including early breast or bottle feeding, commencing or progressing through solids or picky eaters.

Contact

Dedicated to quality family centred therapy

Speech is just a part of what we do.  We work on communication including AAC, language, swallowing and feeding, fluency, orofacial myology, learning, literacy and social skills.

Our whole person, family centred approach enables us to work beyond speech and help our clients to reach their greatest potential.