Our clinic staff provide evidence based comprehensive diagnostic assessments. They use a variety of methods to evaluate each individual’s skills. These include:-

  • Collection of family and individual background information
  • Review of information from referring agencies and relevant medical professionals
  • Assessment of skills based on observations and interactions in the clinic (and if appropriate in a community or education setting)
  • Use of evidence based, current and widely used assessment tools for formal data collection
  • Dynamic assessment on a range of tasks and skills
  • Use ofcriterion referenced developmental checklists
When Should You Refer Your Child For An Assessment ?
  • Being understood
  • Following directions
  • Making sentences
  • Using fluent speech
  • Articulating sounds
  • Using correct grammar
  • Dressing
  • Co-ordinating actions for gross motor activities
  • Reading and spelling
  • Retelling a story or an event
  • Using first words
  • Interacting with other children
  • Playing appropriately
  • Coping with school work
  • Self regulating behaviour
  • Participating in daily living skills
  • Using a clear voice
  • Answering questions
  • Understanding stories
  • Eating and drinking
  • Dribbling
  • Writing
  • Regulating emotions

If you are unsure as to the suitability of your referral or concerns, please phone the office and discuss your concerns with one of our therapists.

All therapists are registered with Health Funds, NDIS and Medicare.

All speech pathologists are members of Speech Pathology Australia and are certified practitioners (participating in the association’s professional development program).

Our occupational therapists are registered with AHPRA (Allied Health Practitioner Regulation Agency)

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