A key offering from CPL Queensland is our speech therapy support services, offered in many of our locations. Speech therapy is a service that is required by thousands of Queenslanders each year, focusing on communication and swallowing problems. With the help of speech support therapists, speech impediments and swallowing problems can become a thing of the past.
There are numerous elements inherent to effective speech. Each element requires it’s own specific skill set, something to tackle the problem directly, and each of which your speech therapist will be familiar with. These include:
- Phonation, producing sound
- Intonation, variance of pitch
- Voice, including aeromechanical components of respiration.
Speech therapy support services focus on any citizen who is experiencing a speech impediment, or experiences an issue swallowing. These can manifest themselves through a stutter, cluttering of words, lisping, or misuse, and may be caused by a number of issues, such as:
- Birth defects, such as cleft palate
- Autism spectral, Down Sydrome, or DiGeorge Syndrome
- Developmental disorders, such as cluttering
- Developmental verbal dyspraxia
- Specific language impairment
- Craniofacial anomalies
- Acquired injury
Our trained speech pathologists are professionals who utilises specific techniques to overcome speech impediments. They are able to aid in the strengthening of vocal chords and directly tackle any impediments to consonant or vowel delivery, offering you a new a improved method of speech.
Delivered all across Queensland, speech therapy is an important addition to the life of anyone struggling to communicate. The lessons learned, and the confidence that is gained by being able to properly communicate, carry you forward in your life, allowing you to gain and regain confidence in your ability to converse with your friends and peers.