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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 their own breadth of skills and knowledge to provide you and your child with the clinical support they need and the simple strategies you can incorporate easily into everyday family life.

Meet the

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Bianca Vanstone

Director & Principal Speech Pathologist

BAppSci (HumMove)
MSpPath
Additional training

PECS training (an evidenced-based functional communication system)

Lidcombe Program (for young children who stutter)

PROMPT training (an approach used to support speech production)

Key Worker Online (for professionals working with children with disabilities)

The Traffic Jam In My Brain course (a sensory processing approach to challenges associated with Autism, learning and behavioural differences)

Sounds-Write training (an evidence-based program to teach reading and spelling)

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.

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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

Nicole Blachut

Speech Pathologist

BSpPath
Additional training

PECS training (an evidenced-based functional communication system)

PODD training (an alternative augmentative communication system)

The Traffic Jam In My Brain course (a sensory processing approach to challenges associated with Autism, learning and behavioural differences)

 

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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meet-casey

Casey Sampson

Speech Pathologist

BSpPath
Additional training

PECS training (an evidenced-based functional communication system)

PODD training (an alternative augmentative communication system)

The Traffic Jam In My Brain course (a sensory processing approach to challenges associated with Autism, learning and behavioural differences)

Hanen Certified in

Casey has experience working with both children and adults who present with a variety of communication challenges. She particularly enjoys supporting young children who may be late talkers and children who may need to use augmentative and alternative communication systems e.g. PECS, a PODD book, or Key Word Signs

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The thing I love most about my job is seeing the positive changes in kids overtime. It’s so great when they can finally express what they want, when they want it!
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meet-gayelene

Gayelene Allen

Speech Pathologist

BSpPath
Additional training

The Traffic Jam In My Brain course (a sensory processing approach to challenges associated with Autism, learning and behavioural differences)

 

Gayelene has previously worked with adults on the Autism spectrum, with intellectual disabilities, cerebral palsy and vision impairment as well as with children in childcare settings, and as a native English teacher in Japan and Hong Kong for children aged 2 to 18 years. She is passionate about working to help young children grow and develop their communication goals.

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I love it when a child is finally able to do something they weren't able to do before, it’s wonderful to watch them grow and develop.
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Imogen Hole

Speech Pathology Assistant

A long-time local of the Naracoorte region, Imogen is currently completing her final year studying Speech Pathology at Flinders University in Adelaide. In her part-time role at Limestone Speech, Imogen provides support to our Speech Pathologists by organising the resources we use and preparing the therapy rooms for client sessions. Imogen is very much looking forward to completing her studies and working with children 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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10 simple ways you can support your child’s communication skills

at home!
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Download 10 quick and easy ways to assist your child’s speech and language development and learn how you can put them into practice while they’re in the car, in the bath, at the park, anytime! No need to carve out extra time, these practical strategies fit seamlessly into your busy schedule! We’ll also send you extra tips and handy info from time-to-time.

it’s FREE!