Mount Barker Speech Pathologist

Mount Barker, South Australia

Mount Barker Speech-Language Pathology for Kids

Mount Barker Speech Pathologist

Hello, we are Speech Clinic Mount Barker. We are an exclusively Paediatric Speech Pathologist that provides services in the Mount Barker area. We help children with their speech, language, literacy, fluency and social interaction. We provide online speech therapy appointments – This means that your child can experience speech therapy in their most comfortable environment, 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 your home environment. We provide a range of suitable speech therapy appointment times for those who live in Mount Barker. Children love accessing Speech Therapy in their own home, saving you from waitlists, wait rooms and getting the kids into the car, 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 Hanen (It Takes Two To Talk), Lidcombe therapy, DIR Floortime, PECS + more.

Gold Standard Treatment

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

We are an Online Therapy Service

We provide therapy in the most familiar environment for your child, their home in Mount Barker.

Medicare & Private Health

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

Certified Practising Speech Pathologist

Lauren Crumlish is a Certified Speech Therapist

Exclusively Paediatric

We treat and assess kids of all ages.



Our Founder and Head Speech Pathologist

Lauren Crumlish

  • Founder & Clinician
  • Mount Barker 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 young toddlers through to late-stage teens in a variety of areas such as – speech clarity, social communication, complex communication and disability, reading and writing, stuttering and language impairments.

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

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Kids’ Speech Therapy in Mount Barker

Speech Clinic Mount Barker supports children across their childhood and teenage years who live in the Mount Barker location. We advocate for early intervention. Recognising signs of potential speech, language, social, or literacy difficulties is important, as this helps us to reduce future impacts on social and academic success.

Should you wait and see?
Frequently, we’re asked, “when is the best age to start speech therapy?”. Early 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, language, literacy, fluency and social interaction difficulties can become apparent throughout a child’s schooling years. We also love supporting school-aged children 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 Mount Barker. You can book an appointment for your child. Please note, we are currently experiencing high demand and may have an extensive waiting list in Mount Barker.

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Our Speech Pathologists servicing Mount Barker are perfectly equipped to assess and provide therapy in the most comfortable environment for your child – within their own home. Together, we craft an individualised and evidence-based intervention plan that will suit you, your family and your child’s needs.

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

Healthcare Compliant

Claim back on Medicare or through your Private Health provider – 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 who are 16 months to 18 years old.

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