Home Visit Speech Therapy

Home Visit Speech Therapists specialise in the assessment and treatment of communication problems and speech disorders, performed by professional and highly qualified speech therapists. Speech therapy techniques are used to improve communication in all ages of clients, whether they are young children learning to speak or the elderly that may need therapy to regain the use of speech.

Our mobile speech therapist services are readily available in a range of major Australian cities, covering Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth & Canberra.

For a list of home visit speech therapists operating in your area, please enter your postcode, suburb or town below.

Why choose a speech therapy home visit?

Clients have many reasons for choosing a speech therapist to come to them for an in-home visit, rather than travelling to a clinic. Home visit speech pathologists can provide the same services as one would receive by travelling to an external clinic.

Speech pathology home visits cut down on waiting and travelling times for clients, so a home visit from a speech pathologist is usually more convenient for a client that is time poor. It also provides an opportunity for the speech pathologist to better understand the home environment of the client which, in turn, helps the overall therapy process.

Other patients who may choose to have a speech pathologist come to their home include those who are advanced in age or the very young. Increasingly these patients are maintaining their independence by being able to stay in their homes longer by utilising mobile speech pathology home care.

What ever the reason may be, Home Visit Network will make the process of finding a local independent speech pathologist that will come to your home quick and easy.

What does a home visit from a speech pathologist entail?

Speech therapy is the assessment and treatment of communication problems and speech disorders and is conducted by a speech therapist. Speech therapy techniques are used to improve communication.

A home visit speech therapist comes to the client’s home to provide care for the elderly or for children, plus anyone in between. The services they provide could include; articulation, fluency and voice disorders, receptive, expressive or cognitive-communication disorders plus many other treatments.

What Speech therapy treatments are usually covered?

Treatments that are usually provided by home visit speech therapist include ;

For children

  • hearing impairments
  • cognitive (intellectual, thinking) or other developmental delays
  • weak oral muscles
  • chronic hoarseness
  • cleft lip or cleft palate
  • autism
  • motor planning problems
  • articulation problems
  • fluency disorders
  • respiratory problems (breathing disorders)
  • feeding and swallowing disorders
  • traumatic brain injury

For Adults;

  • Stuttering
  • Voice disorders
  • Acquired Communication Disorders
  • Language comprehension and expression deficits
  • Language difficulties
  • Cognitive difficulties
  • Swallowing disorders
  • Accent modification

It is important that you confirm with your therapist which treatments they provide before any home visit.

Looking for other types of home visit therapists? The Home Visit Network also offers home visit physiotherapyhome visit occupational therapy and home visit podiatry. See our providers here.