Speech pathologists work in the areas of communication and swallowing disorders. They also assist children and families in reaching optimal function in social settings and getting along with peers by developing play and social skills. Our Speech Pathologists support children to improve:
Our Speech Pathologists support children to improve:
Speech that is difficult to understand and may include specific errors such as ‘wed’ for ‘red’ or ‘nake’ for ‘snake’
Young children who aren’t speaking yet or aren’t speaking as much as expected for their age.
Difficulty eating a variety of textures, coughing/choking when swallowing, limited variety in diet, challenging family meal times
Reading and writing
Alternative & augmentative communication (AAC)
Communication devices and alternative means of communication
Developing and maintaining friendships
Developing an understanding of neurotypical and neurodiverse conversational skills and developing new conversational skills if they want to
We promote a model of care across our organisation which is child centred and family sensitive.
We are located at 1/16 Henry Wilson Drive, Rosebud (on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula) and Gadara Farm in Boneo.
Programs / Therapies
We offer Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology, Dietetics, Equine & Animal Assisted Therapies, Food Learning Programs & Groups
Barefoot has the honour of working with some amazing animals all of who have different personalities and strengths.