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Speech Therapy

If you or a loved one is struggling with speech issues, Two Hearts Therapy Woodstock in Tamborine can help. Our senior speech therapist has the experience and expertise to assist adults and children alike, utilizing outdoor spaces and animals to create a fun and encouraging environment.


Speech Therapy is a form of therapy that helps adults and children improve their speech, language, and communication skills. It is often used to treat a variety of conditions such as stuttering, articulation disorders, autism spectrum disorder, and hearing loss.


Two Hearts Therapy’s Tamborine location offers speech therapy services for both adults and children with results-oriented approaches. This type of therapy can be beneficial for those who want to improve their verbal communication skills or for those who need help with swallowing difficulties or other communication-related issues.

Speech pathology is the practice of observation, diagnosis and treatment or therapy for all types of communication and swallowing disorders across all types of modalities and across the age range. That is, difficulties with speaking, listening, understanding language and encoding thoughts into verbal and non-verbal expression, reading and writing difficulties, social skills and social communication and conversation, stuttering or dysfluent speech and voice disorders and difficulties.  

Speech Pathology (also known as speech therapy) aims to assist anyone who has trouble communicating because of developmental delay, autism spectrum disorders, brain injury, stroke and other neurological conditions, learning disability, intellectual disability, cerebral palsy, dementia and hearing loss including any other difficulties affecting speech and language. Furthermore, speech pathologists are able to diagnose and treat anyone experiencing difficulty swallowing food and drink safely.

People who might benefit from seeing a speech pathologist include:

  • people born with a cleft lip and/or palate

  • people who are having trouble communicating, or have speech that is difficult to understand

  • people who have a developmental language disorder that affects their ability to talk and understand others

  • people who have difficulties with their speech, including childhood apraxia of speech (CAS)

  • neurodiverse people, such as those who are autistic

  • people who are finding it hard to learn to read and spell

  • people with hearing loss, and those who communicate with them

  • people who stutter

  • people who use their voice professionally, such as teachers, singers or call centre workers

  • people with an acquired brain injury, for example due to a car accident or stroke

  • people at risk of choking or who have difficulty eating or drinking safely

  • people with physical, cognitive, and/or sensory disabilities

  • people who find it hard, or are unable, to communicate through speech and use alternative or augmentative communication (AAC) methods instead (for example, an electronic communication device, communication board)

  • people with neurological conditions that increase over time, such as motor neurone disease, Parkinson’s or dementia

  • people who need surgery to remove cancer of the tongue or voice box/larynx

  • people with communication or swallowing difficulties related to a mental illness (or related to the medication taken to treat a mental illness)

  • young people and adults in contact with the justice system who find it difficult to communicate effectively

  • children and young people with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties who have underlying communication needs that may be masked by concerning behaviours.

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