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Speech Pathology Sydney

Speech Pathology Sydney

If you are looking to improve current communication skills, manage a chronic condition, or enhance your ability to swallow and drink, our skilled speech pathologists can help you. Grow your confidence and enhance your communication with speech pathology today.

What is Speech Pathology?

Speech pathology encompasses all aspects of communication from speech, language, writing, reading, signs, symbols and gestures. At Royal Rehab Private Hospital, our skilled speech pathologists can help with issues such as: difficulty expressing or understanding thoughts using language, reading or writing (aphasia), difficulty with pronunciation, pitch, volume or coordination of speech, and swallowing or drinking.

Who is it for?

Your injury or illness may affect your ability to communicate or swallow. Speech Pathology is effective for the management of complex developmental or chronic conditions such as stroke, dementia, brain injury, Parkinson’s disease, autism and more.

What are the benefits?

The benefits of speech pathology include:
  • Clear speech to aid ability to communicate with others
  • Increased social skills
  • Improved confidence
  • Advanced literacy skills (reading and writing)
  • Ability to safely swallow food and drink

What can you expect from Speech Pathology?

Our speech pathologists will assess your individual situation and deliver personalised, practical treatments, programs, exercises or groups to help you maximise your ability to communicate or swallow. Our speech pathologists will work with you in a supportive environment alongside your family, friends or work colleagues to maximise your progress.

Benefit from our multidisciplinary approach

Speech pathology is part of the Day Rehab program at Royal Rehab Private Hospital. The Day Rehabilitation program is a multidisciplinary approach to physical rehabilitation that includes a minimum of two disciplines personalised to suit your needs. Other services offered by Royal Rehab Private Hospital include LSVT BIG and LSVT LOUD, (internationally renowned programs for Parkinson’s disease), PD Warrior, exercise physiology, physiotherapy, hydrotherapy, occupational therapy and dietetics.

Each of our Day Rehabilitation programs run for a minimum of 1.5 hours (half day) or up to 3 hours (full day).

Referrals and Funding

To access the Day Rehab program, you will require GP referral and a completed Royal Rehab Private Day program referral form. You may be eligible for full funding through your health fund, third party or stakeholder (DVA, CTP, Workers Compensation), or be willing to self-fund the sessions. Please note, this program can be funded through most major health insurance companies. For more information on speech pathology or on our Day Rehabilitation program, please contact (02) 9808 0522 to discuss.