Speech Pathology – Children

Ballina Community Health – Speech Pathology

The Child and Family Speech Pathologists work in conjunction with Nursing and Allied Health services to provide assessment and intervention services to children with communication and swallowing disorders and their families. The services provided by the Speech Pathologists are in line with NSW Health, Families NSW Policy directives in prioritising children. All children with communication or feeding difficulties are eligible for assessment. The level of treatment service offered will depend on the child’s age and presenting difficulties. Treatment may range from parental/teacher advice and support, direct home or school based programming, regular review or individual/group therapy programs.

  • 8.30am – 5.00pm (Mon-Fri).
  • Service operates Mon-Fri from 8.00am-4.30pm
  • Children 0-18 years of age are eligible for assessment for this service
  • Phone and speak directly with Speech Pathologist who will complete and intake and place child on waiting list for assessemnt. Waiting list times will vary according to clinical need and age of the child
(02) 6686 8977 (02) 6686 0187

Location of Service

Ballina Community Health, 50 Fox Street (Situated on the grounds of the Ballina Hospital), Ballina NSW, 2478, Australia