Speech Therapy

Strengthening communication

Speech pathologists’ study, diagnose and treat communication disorders, including difficulties with speaking, listening, understanding language and more!

At Change for Life, Speech-Language therapy focuses on helping children with developmental delays or other challenges, gain skills in communication, language development and speech.

Change for Life offers Speech-Language assessment and if suitable, intervention to address your child’s specific needs.

At Change for Life, our Speech Pathologists are passionate about working with children to help them overcome:

Speech Disorders such as:

  • Delays or disorders which affect their ability to produce speech sounds correctly, and which may make them difficult to understand
  • Difficulties expressing themselves through language
  • Struggles they face in comprehending and successfully navigating social situations

Change for Life can help children:

  • Use language for different social purposes so that they can achieve their social aims.
  • Adjust their language depending on the situation or the listener: e.g., choosing different vocabulary when speaking to a baby versus an adult.
  • Follow conversational rules, e.g.: taking turns when talking, making eye contact, staying on topic, etc.
  • Learn to better recognise their own emotions and the emotions of others.
  • Build skills which are foundational to learning to read and write successfully.
  • Improve their capacity to express how they are feeling through words, gestures, or other forms of communication.
  • Develop or improve their capacity to comprehend and analyse written texts.

Please get in touch with our team here to discuss how our services can help.