When should I be concerned about my child’s speech and language skills?

October 14, 2019

We usually see a child for the first time after a parent, teacher or health professional has referred them for a speech assessment or a speech and language assessment. This is generally after observing what they believe to be a delay or a difficulty of some kind in the child’s communication skills. But when I…

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So what’s the difference between speech and language?

October 14, 2019

We often hear the words speech and language used interchangeably. And while they might mean the same thing when we’re talking casually about communication, to a speech pathologist, these words have very distinct meanings. Speech refers to the SOUND of what is being said. It is the sounds we make when we’re speaking such as…

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6 simple ways to encourage your child’s language skills

September 23, 2019

Over the years, countless families have come to see me concerned that their little one is ‘not talking yet’ or ‘only has a few words’. Although this can be understandably worrying for parents, particularly when friends or family’s kids are taking great strides in their development, it’s often something speech therapy sessions can greatly assist…

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Limestone Speech

May 8, 2019

The individualised support your child needs, the fun environment they love. Welcome to Limestone Speech – dedicated professionals, collaborative approach, brighter outcomes. Speech and language support, assessment and treatment for school aged children We aim to give your child the tools and skills they need to become the most confident communicator they can be. At Limestone…

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