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

team...
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Bianca

Bianca Vanstone

Director & Principal Speech Pathologist

Bianca is a dedicated professional with a diverse educational background and extensive experience in speech pathology. She earned her Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Movement) from UniSA in 2005, where she began her journey in personal training and exercise physiology. Later, she pursued her passion for communication by completing her Master of Speech Pathology at La Trobe University in 2008.

Bianca’s career has taken her across Australia and internationally where she worked in Connecticut in the United States of America. Bianca has a background in early intervention, and she is committed to working closely with parents to set functional communication goals.

  • Favourite colours: Green and pink
  • Favourite drink: Coffee
  • Favourite destination: Vietnam
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Nicole Aston

Speech Pathologist

Nicole is a Speech Pathologist who is passionate about working with individuals and their families. After completing her Bachelor of Speech and Language Pathology at Charles Sturt University in 2017, Nicole joined the Limestone Speech team in 2018.

Nicole prides herself on being able to quickly build rapport with her clients and their families. Known for her innovative approach, Nicole thrives on coming up with creative ways to engage children, while also reaching targeted goals. Nicole also enjoys helping individuals to develop their communication skills and create meaningful relationships with their families and broader social circles.

Nicole has experience in speech, language, literacy, and AAC. Nicole is also interested in furthering her knowledge in feeding so that she can support children and their families in this area.

  • Favourite colour: Pink
  • Favourite food: Chocolate 
  • Interests: Spending time with her family and friends, baking/cooking, and going to the beach.

 

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Aimee McCombe

Speech Pathologist

Aimee is a Speech Pathologist who is passionate about supporting children with their communication skills. Aimee completed her fourth-year university placement at Limestone Speech in 2022. She then joined the Limestone Speech team as a Speech Pathology Assistant while completing her Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Speech Pathology at La Trobe University in 2022.

Aimee has experience in speech, language, and AAC. She is also interested in furthering her knowledge in feeding so that she can support children and families in this area.

  • Favourite colour: Pink
  • Favourite food: Cheesecake
  • Interests: Going for walks, pilates, spending time with family and playing with her dog.
Bri

Bri Bates

Client Coordinator

Bri is currently on maternity leave.

 

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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Monique Martin

Client Coordinator

You may have not seen this face, but this is the person that is most likely to speak to you on the phone or via email. Monique is currently Limestone Speech’s Client Coordinator who manages all client related tasks. Monique is generally hiding out at her office desk but is always happy to come out and have a chat. If you have any questions, she is the one to ask.

Monique came to us looking for a career change. Her career background is in retail and working in a long day childcare service that also offered a Kindergarten program. Monique holds her Diploma certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care and has worked as an Assistant Educator and a Lead Educator. Over the 5 years of working in this career she has completed multiple trainings regarding children’s learning, development and health and safety. She has a passion for working with families and their children in all different areas.

  • Favourite colour: Purple
  • Favourite food: Pizza or pasta
  • Dream holiday destination: New Zealand
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Taylor Pearson

Speech Pathology Assistant

Taylor is currently completing her fourth year of her Bachelor of Speech Pathology degree at Flinders University, which will be completed at the end of 2024.

Alongside her studies and university placements, Taylor is gaining further experience working as a Speech Pathology Assistant. This role includes making resources to be used during sessions and for clients to take home, completing admin tasks, and working one-on-one with a small caseload of clients.

  • Favourite colours: Yellow and green
  • Favourite food: Pizza
  • Dream pet: Corgi puppy
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