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:
e.g. errors such as ‘wed’ for ‘red’ or ‘nake’ for ‘snake’
Language delays & disorders
Following instructions, vocabulary and verbal language, limited sentence structure, use of incorrect words or grammar and sequencing ideas
Limited range of accepted foods, difficulty at mealtimes (including very slow mealtimes)
Literacy, spelling and reading skills
Alternative & augmentative communication (AAC)
e.g. communication devices and alternative means of communication
Developing and maintaining friendships
Conversational skills and understanding of social rules
We promote a model of care across our organisation which is child centred and family sensitive.
We have moved to our new premises at 1/16 Henry Wilson Drive, Rosebud (on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula)
Programs / Therapies
We offer Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology, Dietics, 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.