The Speech Pathology service provides assessment and treatment for children who have difficulty learning to:
We can also help children who are stuttering or have mild feeding difficulties.
Children birth – 12 years of age (consultation and assessment only for children 5 – 12 years of age).
Telephone the Child Health Information Link (CHIL) on 9562 5400 (select option 2).
Our services are usually provided in Community Health Centres in Sydney Local Health District.
We also provide:
Please bring your child’s
When you arrive to the Community Health Centre you will be greeted by the receptionist. This person will let your child’s speech pathologist know that you have arrived. You will be asked to wait in the children and family friendly waiting area.
During the appointment, your child’s speech pathologist will have a chat with you about your child’s medical, social, and developmental history. They will also play and interact with your child to see how they are communicating.
Together, you and your speech pathologist will decide what you need to work on to help develop your child’s communication skills.
You will meet your child’s speech pathologist. They have university qualifications in speech pathology.
Sometimes your speech pathologist will be accompanied by a student. This student is studying speech pathology at university.
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