Speech Pathology: Speech and communication services for children and adults
Speech and language pathologists at ENT Wellbeing Speech Pathology specialise in issues surrounding human speech and language communication disorders. Assistance with producing words can be helpful to both children and adults who lack clear speaking skills.
Conditions treated at ENT Wellbeing Speech Pathology include cognitive-linguistic, oral motor, language, swallowing, stuttering, voice, speech impairment, singers’ voice problems and speech disorders. These disorders may be the result of a congenital disorder, cancer, stroke, injury, progressive disease, learning disability, seizure, hearing loss, cerebral palsy, or psychological condition and exist in infants through to adults.
Ms. Ashleigh Fattah is a qualified and accredited speech pathologist here at ENT Wellbeing Speech Pathology and has many years of experience. Committed to providing personalised evidence-based intervention and management for children and adults alike, Ashleigh tailors therapy to the client’s individual needs.
- Stuttering and voice
- Communication disorders
- Neurological speech disorders
- Problems with language and literacy
Meet our Speech Pathologist
Master of Speech and Language Pathology
Speech Pathology Australia Certified Practicing member (SPA)
Ashleigh Fattah completed her Master of Speech and Language Pathology Degree at Macquarie University. Prior to that she graduated from the University of New South Wales with a Bachelor of Science (Psychology). Ashleigh has experience and expertise with individual and group speech therapy from a spectrum of clinical environments including hospitals, schools and private practice. Read more about Ashleigh here.
There are a variety of rebates and funding available when seeking speech pathology services. At ENT Wellbeing Speech Pathology, patients and parents can claim their consultations and treatment under the following systems:
The Chronic Disease Management Plan or Enhanced Primary Care Program from Medicare covers up to 5 sessions per year. This rebate is available through your GP.
The Helping Children with Autism Package is available for children with ASD or a PDD and covers up to 20 treatment sessions before the child’s age of 13. Rebate amounts may vary, please contact us for more information.
The Betterstart Children with a Disability Initiative applies to children under the age of 6. Up to $12,000 can be claimed for treatment and intervention. Rebate amounts may vary, please contact us for more information.
Private Health Care
Private speech pathology is covered under many health funds, check with your insurer for policy cover and rebates.
Please call us if you have any questions about the rebates available to you or your child, or to make an appointment with our speech pathologists, phone 1300 123 368.