Dedicated to your child’s development. Committed to

brighter outcomes.

We provide speech pathology services and support for school aged children and their families living in the Limestone Coast region, South Australia.

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At Limestone Speech, our amazing team of qualified and caring speech pathologists take the time to really get to know your child and your family.

Each one of our therapists brings a wide range of skills and knowledge to provide your child with the clinical support they need as well as striving to understand the unique needs of your family so you can easily incorporate simple and effective strategies into everyday family life.

Meet the

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Meet Bianca Vanstone Limestone Speech

Bianca Vanstone

Director & Principal Speech Pathologist

BAppSci (HumMove)
MSpPath
Additional training
Hanen Certified in

 

Bianca is the founder and Principal Speech Pathologist at Limestone Speech. She has previously worked as a Speech Pathologist in Melbourne, Adelaide, Horsham and the Gold Coast. Bianca is passionate about working with families to support their child in developing better communication skills and works closely with parents to set functional communication goals. Bianca has two small children of her own and an overwhelming passion for speech pathology care in children with complex development issues, particularly those with a diagnosis on the autism spectrum. Read More...

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It’s so incredibly satisfying to witness those ‘light bulb’ moments when the child suddenly ‘gets’ what we’ve been working on.
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Meet Nicole Blachut Limestone Speech

Nicole Aston

Speech Pathologist

BSpPath
Additional training

 

Nicole takes a collaborative approach when working with families to support their child’s speech and language skills. She likes to think outside the box and come up with creative ways to engage children to work on communication goals in sessions. Nicole is confident and experienced in working with children who have a diagnosis of Autism. 

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One of the things I love most about my job is getting to explore new ways we can support kids with their communication skills.
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Imogen Hole

Speech Pathologist

BSpPath
Additional training

A long-time local of the Naracoorte region, Imogen successfully completed her studies in Speech Pathology at Flinders University in 2021. Imogen started at Limestone Speech in 2019, initially assisting our senior therapists by organising the resources we use and preparing the therapy rooms for client sessions. Now as a fully qualified therapist herself, she is thoroughly enjoying working more closely with the children and their families to further support their speech and language development.

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Getting to help children (and their families) is the most rewarding job in the world.
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Bri Bates

Client Coordinator

Additional training
  • Certificate 4 in Competitive Systems and Practices
  • PECS training (an evidenced-based functional communication system)

Bri is currently completing a Bachelor of Health Science and Master of Speech and Language Therapy at Charles Darwin University alongside her role as Client Coordinator, but also brings a wealth of experience in customer service from her previous role working in the travel industry. Bri will be looking after our accounts and more importantly, building supportive, long-term relationships with our clients and families. Bri is excited to complete her qualifications and put them into practice at Limestone Speech.

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The more I learned about Speech Pathology and how it can help to improve the lives of children and their families, the more I knew it was something I wanted to pursue as a career.      
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Sophie Ellis

Speech Pathology Assistant

Sophie assists our Speech Pathologists with tasks such as organising resources and creating all of the visuals we use to support clients. In 2022, Sophie is excited to commence a Bachelor of Speech Pathology at the University of South Australia, where she will undertake her studies alongside her role at Limestone Speech.

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I really love working with children and their families. I especially love supporting kids with their speech and language skills because it opens up more social and learning opportunities for them and I find that incredibly rewarding.
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10 simple ways to support your child’s communication skills

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Simple strategies you can use in everyday interactions with your child to assist their speech and language development. 

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