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 core purpose

Together we can make a difference

 

Beyond Speech exists to work together with people of all ages, their families and team to achieve their communication and swallowing goals.

Our values

HONESTLY, WE CARE

We are committed to you and each other. We treat you like you are our family. We do what we say we will do. We are thorough and we are generous.

WE THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX

We are relentless in the pursuit of the best outcomes. We search for better ways to help others. We use extraordinary thinking to solve ordinary problems. We inspire others to think outside the box. We bring energy and have fun!

WE STRIVE TO BECOME BETTER

We are passionate about growth, learning and working collaboratively. We always ask what we can do next. We are committed to constantly improving personally and collectively. We inspire others to become better. We take time to reflect. We see feedback as an opportunity to grow.

WE ARE HUMBLE

Our focus is not ourselves but others. We are open minded and flexible. We listen not just hear. We are thorough.  We love working with our clients to achieve their goals.

 

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.