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Adult Speech Therapy

Speech Therapy For Adults

Our centre offers dedicated speech therapy for adults, addressing a wide array of communication and swallowing difficulties.

Recognising that speech and language challenges can significantly impact daily life and self-esteem, our experienced speech therapists are committed to helping each individual regain and enhance their communication skills. We cater to a variety of needs, including speech and language impairments due to stroke, traumatic brain injury, neurological conditions, voice disorders, stuttering, and other speech-related issues.

Each therapy journey begins with a comprehensive assessment, allowing us to create personalised treatment plans that align with the specific needs and goals of our clients. Our therapy sessions utilise a combination of proven techniques and innovative approaches. We focus on practical exercises that can be integrated into daily routines, ensuring progress is both achievable and relevant to real-life situations.

For those with swallowing disorders (Dysphagia), our therapists employ specialised strategies to improve swallowing safety and efficiency, crucial for health and quality of life. We also emphasise the importance of caregiver involvement, providing education and support to family members and caregivers to reinforce therapy goals at home.

What We Aim For

Our approach is not just about overcoming challenges; it’s about empowering individuals to communicate effectively and confidently in their personal, social, and professional lives. We understand the importance of communication in maintaining relationships and independence, and we are dedicated to providing the support and guidance needed for each individual’s success.

At our center, we believe in a compassionate, client-centered approach to adult speech therapy, offering a supportive and respectful environment where every individual is encouraged to reach their full communication potential. To ensure accessibility and convenience, we offer our services both in our clinic and through mobile visits, catering to the unique preferences and needs of our clients.

Adult Speech Therapy Services at LEAP Centre

Welcome to LEAP Centre’s Adult Speech Therapy Services page. Our dedicated team of speech-language pathologists is here to support adults of all ages in achieving their communication goals and improving their quality of life. Whether you’re recovering from a stroke, managing a neurodegenerative condition, or seeking assistance with speech and language difficulties, we’re here to provide compassionate and effective therapy tailored to your needs.

Overview of Adult Speech Therapy

Speech therapy for adults focuses on addressing a wide range of communication challenges, including speech disorders, language difficulties, cognitive-communication impairments, and swallowing disorders. At LEAP Centre, our adult speech therapy services are comprehensive and individualised, addressing both the specific communication challenges and the overall well-being of our clients.

Conditions We Address

Our speech-language pathologists are experienced in working with adults who may be facing various conditions, including but not limited to:

  • Stroke
  • Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
  • Neurodegenerative diseases (e.g., Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease)
  • Voice disorders
  • Fluency disorders (stuttering)
  • Cognitive-communication impairments (e.g., aphasia)
  • Swallowing disorders (dysphagia)
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Communication difficulties related to aging

Our Approach

At LEAP Centre, we take a holistic approach to adult speech therapy, addressing not only the specific communication challenges but also considering the individual's overall well-being and quality of life. Our approach includes:

Comprehensive Assessments

We conduct thorough assessments to evaluate speech, language, cognitive-communication skills, voice quality, and swallowing function. These assessments help us identify areas of strength and areas needing improvement, allowing us to develop personalised treatment plans.

Evidence-Based Interventions

Our therapy interventions are based on the latest research and evidence-based practices in the field of speech-language pathology. We utilise a variety of techniques and strategies tailored to each client's needs, including:

  • LSVT – Voice Therapy
  • Vital Stim Plus
  • Forebrain

Individualised Treatment Plans

We collaborate closely with each client to develop individualised treatment plans that address their specific goals and preferences. Treatment plans are flexible and may be adjusted based on progress, feedback, and changing needs over time.

Flexible Service Options

At LEAP Centre, we understand the importance of accessibility and convenience. That's why we offer both in-clinic and travel visit options for our adult speech therapy services. Whether you prefer to receive therapy in our clinic or the comfort of your own home, we're here to accommodate your needs. Additionally, we offer both weekly sessions and intensive therapy programs to suit your schedule and goals.

Benefits of Adult Speech Therapy

Participating in speech therapy as an adult can yield numerous benefits, including:

  • Improved speech clarity and intelligibility
  • Enhanced language and communication skills
  • Increased confidence in social and professional interactions
  • Improved swallowing function and safety
  • Enhanced cognitive-communication abilities
  • Better quality of life and overall well-being

Get Started Today

If you're an adult seeking support for speech, language, or swallowing difficulties, the LEAP Centre is here to help. Our compassionate team of speech-language pathologists is dedicated to providing high-quality, client-centred care to help you achieve your communication goals. Contact us today to schedule an appointment or learn more about our adult speech therapy services. We look forward to partnering with you on your journey to improved communication and overall wellness.

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Frequently Asked Question

What services do you offer?

We offer a comprehensive range of therapy services, including occupational therapyspeech therapy, and physiotherapy. Each service is tailored to meet the unique needs of our clients, ranging from developmental therapies for children to rehabilitation and support for adults. We also offer programs such as group sessions, individual sessions, and intensive therapy blocks.

If you or your family member is facing challenges with speech, mobility, daily activities, or other areas of physical and cognitive function, therapy might be beneficial. We recommend scheduling a consultation with our specialists for a professional assessment and personalised recommendations. Please submit your enquiry form to book the consultation. 

Our clinic provides services for all age groups. We have specialised programs for children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly, ensuring age-appropriate and effective therapy for every client.

Therapy sessions are scheduled based on the individual needs and availability of our clients. Each session typically consists of 45 minutes of direct therapy followed by client/family feedback and therapist documentation/planning.

Our therapists are highly qualified and licensed professionals. They hold degrees in their respective fields and have undergone extensive training and certification. Continuous education is a priority for our team, ensuring we stay updated with the latest therapy techniques and research.

Yes, we actively collaborate with schools, physicians, and other healthcare providers to ensure a comprehensive and coordinated approach to our clients’ care. This multidisciplinary collaboration is essential for holistic treatment planning and effective outcomes. Contact us to collaborate with us! 

Our approach is client-centered, evidence-based, and holistic. We focus on understanding each client’s unique needs and goals, and we tailor our therapy plans accordingly. We emphasise a collaborative approach involving the client, their family, and other professionals as needed.

We accept NDIS funding, private health, medicare, and private pay. For all NDIS self-managed or private paying clients, payment is required on the day of your session. Our administrative team can assist you in understanding your benefits and navigating the billing process. Give us a call or submit an enquiry form to find out more! 

Yes we do! In addition to clinic-based sessions, we also offer therapy in the home, daycare settings, or at schools. Sessions outside of the clinic incur a travel fee consistent with the NDIS travel rate guide. Give us a call or submit an enquiry form to find out more! 

We welcome and value your feedback. You can provide feedback directly to your therapist, through our reception, or by emailing We are committed to continuous improvement and take your insights seriously.

Absolutely. We understand the importance of a good therapist-client match and will facilitate a change if needed to ensure the best therapeutic experience and outcome.

Getting started is easy. Simply contact us via phone, email, or our website to schedule an initial consultation. During this session, we will discuss your needs and create a personalised therapy plan.

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