Hilltops Speech Therapists

Hilltops, New South Wales

Hilltops Speech Pathology for Children

Hilltops Speech Pathologist

Hi, we are Speech Clinic Hilltops. We're a Kids' Speech Pathologist that provides services in the Hilltops location. We help kids with their speech, language, literacy, fluency and social interaction. We provide telehealth appointments online – This means that kids can experience speech pathology in their most natural location, their home.

Our Clinician and Founder, Lauren, is a PhD Candidate and Research assistant at UQ.

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Why

Speech Clinic?

We value evidence-based practice and family-centred approaches.

We will support your child’s uniqueness and individual profile in the comfort of their own home environment. We provide a range of suitable speech therapy appointment times for those who live in Hilltops. Clients love accessing Therapy in their own house, saving you a long trip and providing speech pathology to your child in their most natural environment, their home.

We can offer before and after school appointments, weekend appointments, and traditional business hours appointments. Please contact us for availability.

Certified & Accredited

Accredited in Lidcombe, DIR Floortime, Hanen (It Takes Two To Talk) + more.

Gold Standard Treatment

We offer interventions such as Lidcombe Therapy that are the Gold Standard.

We’re an Online Speech Therapist

We provide speech therapy in the most comfortable location for your child, their home in Hilltops.

Medicare, Private Health & NDIS

Claim back through Medicare or Private Health - we're compliant.

Certified Practising Speech Pathologist

Lauren is a Certified Speech Therapist

Exclusively for Children

We assess and treat children aged 16 months to 18 years.



Our Clinician and Founder

Lauren Crumlish

  • Founder & Clinician
  • Hilltops Speech Pathologist
  • B.Biomed.Sc(Hons.1) MSpPathSt(Hons.1) CPSP
  • PhD candidate at The University of Queensland (UQ)
  • Research Assistant at the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (UQ)
  • Casual Academic at The University of Queensland (UQ)

Prior to working as a speech pathologist, I worked in the medical research field. I worked at the Queensland Brain Institute and Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology. I am currently undertaking a PhD project at The University of Queensland (UQ). This PhD project examines current clinical practices for children with traumatic brain injuries.

As a paediatric speech pathologist, I work with children exclusively. I have experience working with infants through to late-stage teens in a variety of areas – speech clarity, language impairments, complex communication and disability, reading and writing, stuttering and social communication.

If you’re searching for a Speech Therapist in Hilltops, get in touch today.

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Kids’ Speech Therapy in Hilltops

Speech Clinic Hilltops supports children with speech therapy across their childhood and teenage years who live in the Hilltops location. We are strong advocates for early intervention. Recognising signs of potential speech, language, social, or literacy difficulties is important, as this helps us to reduce future impacts on academic success and a child’s social life.

Should you wait and see?
We are often asked, “when is the best age to start speech therapy?”. Straight away is always best. Speech and Language Pathologists can complete assessments and provide treatment to kids from 16 months to 18 years old. There is strong evidence supporting early intervention. When a speech therapist can support a child from birth until 4-5 years old, they can reduce the long-term impacts of a communication or language disorder. This provides children with the best chance to be school-ready. Sometimes speech, literacy, fluency, language and social interaction difficulties can become apparent throughout a child’s schooling years. We also love to support school-aged kids to reach their full academic and social potential.

Have concerns for your child?

Reach out to our friendly Speech Pathology team today and find out more about the services we have available in Hilltops. You can book an initial assessment or therapy session for your child. Please note, we are currently experiencing high demand and may have an extensive waiting list in Hilltops.

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Our Speech Pathologists servicing Hilltops are perfectly equipped to treat and assess in the most natural location for your child – within their home. Together, we craft an individualised, evidence-based intervention plan that will suit your child’s needs.

Contact us for availability information and our services for the suburb of Hilltops.

Healthcare Compliant

Claim back on Private Health provider, Medicare or NDIS – we’re fully compliant.

Online Therapy

We are a fully equipped practice, providing therapy in the most natural environment for your child – their home.

Certified & Accredited

Lauren is a Certified Speech Language Pathologist and is accredited in Hanen (ITTTT), Lidcombe Therapy, DIR Floortime and PECS.

Exclusively Paediatric

We provide assessments and therapy to children of all ages.

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