Cross Care Speech Pathology Smithfield
WINNER - Best Occupational Therapy & Speech therapy Provider - Sydney 2021
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Looking for a Speech Pathologist near you?
- We provide Home Visits - We come to you
We have a dedicated team of mobile therapist ready to come to you wherever you are! How good is that?!
- Child Speech Pathology available
- Adult Speech Pathology available
Speech Pathologists study, diagnose and treat communication disorders, including:
Difficulties with speaking,
Stuttering and using voice
Difficulty communicating because of developmental delays,
Dementia and hearing loss,
Problems that can affect speech and language
Difficulties swallowing food and drink safely
Did you know cross care has Formalised Assessments for Speech Pathology that include:
CELF-5 (Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals) Language assessment
* For ages 5-21;11
- A combination of 5 key sections assessing a different component of language, yet all
contributing to the overall picture of a person’s language ability
- 5 key sections include core language, receptive language, expressive language,
language content and language memory
Provides an assessment for receptive and expressive language. Can determine if a language disorder is present, the nature of the disorder and its severity. This assessment is norm-referenced so can compare a clients speech to typically developing children of the same age
PLS-5 (The Preschool Language Scales Fifth Edition) Language assessment + articulation (speech) screener
* For ages birth - 7;11
A comprehensive, interactive and play-based developmental language assessment that
investigates both a child’s understanding of language and expressive communication, in
addition to the child’s speech sounds
- 3 sections include: auditory comprehension, expressive communication and total
This is an interactive, play-based assessment that determines if a language disorder is present. It can also provide information on a child's interaction, attention, gestures, vocalisations, play skills and literacy (e.g. letter naming etc). This assessment is norm-referenced so can compare a clients speech to typically developing children of the same age.
DEAP (Diagnostic Evaluation of Articulation and Phonology) Speech Assessment
* for ages 3- 6;11
Detects and differentiates between articulation problems, delayed phonology and
consistent versus inconsistent phonological disorders
- Provides the clinician with the sounds that a child can and cannot produce, or is not
producing, and gives an overview of their oral-motor skills
Provides assessment for articulation, phonology, promotor ability and inconsistency of a speech disorder, thus it assists with differential diagnosis of speech disorders. This assessment is norm-referenced so can compare a clients speech to typically developing children of the same age.
Here at Cross Care, we care about your Speech.
Give us a call to find out more about how we can help
The CELF–5 Metalinguistics
* For students 9-21 years
The CELF–5 Metalinguistics is designed to identify students 9-21 years old who have not acquired the expected levels of communicative competence and metalinguistic ability for their age. It assesses higher-level language skills that is embedded in upper-grade curricula and critical to classroom success.