Wangaratta Speech Pathologist

Wangaratta, Victoria

Wangaratta Speech Pathology for Kids

Wangaratta Speech Pathologist

Hello, we are Speech Clinic Wangaratta. We're a Paediatric Speech Therapy service that provides services in the Wangaratta area. We support children with their speech, fluency, language, literacy and social interaction. We provide speech therapy online in Wangaratta – This means that children can experience speech pathology in their most comfortable environment, their own home.

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

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Why Choose

Speech Clinic?

We value family-centred, evidence-based practice.

We love to support your child’s uniqueness and individual profile in the comfort of their own home. We provide a range of flexible appointment times for those who live in Wangaratta. Families love accessing Speech 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.

Accredited + Certified

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 provide Speech Therapy Online

We provide speech pathology in the most comfortable location for your child, their home in Wangaratta.

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 for Children

We assess and work with children of all ages up to 18y.



About Our Founder & Clinician

Lauren Crumlish

  • Founder & Clinician
  • Wangaratta 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)

Before working as a speech therapist, 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.

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

If you’re looking for a Speech Pathologist in Wangaratta, get in touch today.

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Kids’ Speech Therapy in Wangaratta

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

They’ll grow out of it, right?
We’re always asked, “when is the best age to start speech therapy?”. Straight away is always best. Speech Therapists can complete assessments and provide treatment to children 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 gives our children the best chance to be ready for school. Sometimes speech, language, literacy, fluency and social interaction difficulties can become present throughout a child’s schooling years. We love to support school-aged children and adolescents to reach their full academic and social potential.

If you have concerns

Reach out to our friendly Speech Pathology team today and find out more about the services we have available in Wangaratta. You can chat about booking an appointment for your child or children. Please note, we are currently experiencing high demand and may have an extensive waiting list in Wangaratta.

We believe in

Transparent Speech Therapy Pricing

Our Speech Pathologists servicing Wangaratta are perfectly equipped to assess and provide therapy in the most natural 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 Wangaratta.

Healthcare Compliant

Claim back on Medicare or through your Private Health provider – we’re fully compliant.

Telehealth 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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