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Telehealth at Early Start Speech Pathology

Telehealth; Making quality speech pathology services accessible for all. Early Start Speech Pathology are now offering Telehealth sessions for children in rural and remote communities. Research into Speech Pathology and Telehealth is a growing area and there is now a strong evidence base that providing speech pathology intervention via Telehealth can be as effective as […]

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Headstart For Literacy

Get a head start on literacy for your preschool kids With Early Start Speech Pathology’s School Readiness Program in full swing, we’d like to share one of the areas that we will be focussing on to help get our little owls prepared for school and what you can do at home. Learning to read is […]

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Books! Books! Books!

4 Activities (other than reading) to do with Books Here at Early Start Speech Pathology we love giving you tips on how to work on your child’s goals with activities that are already part of your routine as we know multi-tasking can make life easier. Today we are going to look at just how much […]

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School Readiness

Early Start Speech Pathology and Ability Focus Occupational Therapy have come together to run a SP & OT SCHOOL READINESS GROUP in the September school holidays. Early Start Speech Pathology are very excited to have Ability Focus Occupational Therapy join forces, after all, what’s school readiness without a focus on fine motor skills? The SP […]

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Speech & Literacy: What’s the Connection?

Did you know that many of the skills needed to become proficient readers and spellers begin with a child’s spoken language? Did you know that children who have speech sound disorders can often end up with literacy difficulties? If you think about it, it makes sense. Can’t say the sounds- can’t read the sounds. It […]

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What is Evidence Based Practice?

Evidence Based Practice (EBP) is something we’ve all heard of, but what is it and what does it mean for my child? Let’s break it down. Levels of Evidence – Not all evidence is equal! As Speech Pathologists we base our therapy and practises on the best evidence available to us however not all evidence […]

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