Speech Pathologist

What services are provided by Speech Pathologists?

Speech pathologists are qualified to assess, diagnose and treat:

Children with:

  • Speech and articulation disorders
  • Expressive and receptive language delay
  • Literacy difficulties (reading & spelling)
  • Voice dysfunction & swallowing difficulties
  • Stuttering and fluency disorders
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)

Adults with:

  • Aphasia, apraxia and dysarthria due to stroke, brain injury, degenerative diseases
  • Swallowing and voice impairments
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) aiming for increased spoken intelligibility

Why do you need a Speech Pathologist?

Communication is the process of being able to understand and be understood – iSpeech PathologistSpeech Pathologistt is something most of us take for granted. Communication disabilities are the result of problems with:

  • Speech
  • Language
  • Fluency
  • Hearing
  • Reading & writing

Difficulties in communication can lead to social, emotional and behaviour challenges as well as decreased quality of life.

Our speech pathologist can help clients overcome these challenges by providing individualised therapy tools targeted at specific impairments.

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言語治療師提供哪些服務?

言語治療師可以評估,診斷和治療:

兒童:

  • 構音和發音困難
  • 語言發育遲緩,語言表達和理解困難                              
  • 識字 (閱讀,拼寫和寫作)
  • 英語作為第二語言的發音問題 (ESL)
  • 嗓音 (聲帶問題)
  • 語言流暢性和口吃
  • 吞嚥困難

成人:

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  • 吞嚥障礙                                                 
  • 嗓音 (聲帶問題)                                                    
  • 英語作為第二語言 (ESL)

你為什麼需要語言治療師?

溝通是能夠理解和被理解的過程- 大多數人認為是理所當然。但溝通障礙通常是​​因為:

  • 無法完整表達需求和理解語言
  • 說話的時候發音讓人無法聽懂
  • 說話的流暢度較低。

當溝通有困難時會導致社交,情感和行為的問題,以及生活品質下降。我們的語言治療師Melody可以通過個人化的治療服務來幫助病人克服這些挑戰。