SERVICES

Jane McFie Speech Pathology is a children’s speech pathology service in the Tweed and Gold Coast region. Jane provides Speech Pathology assessment and therapy services to preschool and school aged children presenting with developmental delays and communication difficulties. Jane can support your child’s communication needs in the following areas:

  • Speech Development
  • Understanding and use of language
  • Social communication
  • Early literacy, reading and spelling skills
  • School readiness
  • Stuttering

 

Referrals

Referrals are accepted from parents, carers, educators, general practitioners and paediatricians. Families are most welcome to make contact for advice or information before making an appointment.

 

Assessment

The initial visit is usually an assessment session. Comprehensive background information is gathered. Assessment may include formal assessment or play based assessment depending on the age and needs of the child. This information will be used to develop a plan and to determine if ongoing therapy supports are needed. A comprehensive report can be provided at an additional fee.

 

Intervention

Therapy goals are developed in partnership with parents based on needs identified during assessment. Duration and frequency of sessions will be determined in collaboration with the family. Family members are involved in intervention sessions and are supported and encouraged to follow up at home.

 

Child Care, Preschool or School Visits

Collaboration with your child’s educators plays an important role in the goal setting and intervention process. Jane is happy to visit your child’s Kindy, Preschool or School to make observations or to consult with your child’s educator. Information and strategies can be provided to help support your child in the classroom setting. Please ask if you would like further information about this service.

 

Funding and Rebates

Jane McFie Speech Pathology is approved and registered for Helping Children with Autism, Better Start Funding, NDIS, Private Health Fund Rebates and Medicare Rebates.