Speech Pathology

speech-pathology-20The speech pathologists working at Assessment and Therapy Services (ATS) have between 12 and 38 years of clinical experience. They are all members of Speech Pathology Australia and are Certified Practising Speech Pathologists in addition to being registered with Medicare.

You may request an appointment with a particular speech pathologist or we can direct you to the most appropriate staff member for your needs.

To make an appointment please contact Assessment and Therapy Services (ATS) on (02) 9959 5799
or email us at: info@northsydneytherapy.com.au

No doctor’s referral is needed.
Health fund rebates may be available.

Services are provided for infants, preschoolers, school-aged children, adolescents and adults. Individual or small group sessions are developed for each client to target specific areas including:

  • receptive and expressive language
  • literacy
  • speech clarity
  • speech fluency
  • feeding and swallowing
  • auditory perception
  • mind-mapping
  • visualisation techniques
  • voice
  • school entry skills
  • social skills
  • accent modification

The speech pathologists are trained in a variety of programs including:

  • Lindamood
  • Spalding
  • Visualising and Verbalising
  • Reading For Sure
  • Picture-Exchange Communication System
  • Hanen ‘It takes two to talk’
  • Hanen ‘More than words’ (for children with autism)
  • Nuffield Dyspraxia Management
  • The Lidcombe Program for Stuttering Management

Sessions are conducted in the clinic or by arrangement at preschools, schools and workplaces.
Liaison with other professionals involved is encouraged.
Intensive daily sessions can be provided during school holidays.

Speech Pathology

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Development of Communication Skills

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Speech Pathologists at ATS

Candice Bass
B.App.Sc.(Sp. Path.) CPSP

Cassandra Dunn
B.Hlth.Sci, MSLP, CPSP

Maree Shakeshaft
B.App.Sc.(Sp. Path.), Grad.Dip.(Comm. Man.) CPSP

Penny Tebbutt
B.App.Sc.(Sp. Path.) CPSP

Tiffany Yeo
B.App.Sc.(Sp. Path.) CPSP