Whitsunday Speech Pathologist

Whitsunday, Queensland

Whitsunday Speech Pathology for Kids

Whitsunday Speech Pathologist

Hello, we are Speech Clinic Whitsunday. We are an exclusively Paediatric Speech Pathologist that provides services in the Whitsunday location. We help kids with their speech, language, literacy, fluency and social interaction. We provide Telehealth therapy speech pathology appointments – This means that your child can experience speech pathology in their most comfortable environment, their home.

Lauren, our Founder, is a PhD Candidate, Research Assistant and Casual Academic at UQ University.

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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 session times for those who live in Whitsunday. Clients love accessing Speech Therapy in their own home, saving you from waitlists, wait rooms and getting the kids into the car, and providing sessions 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 speech pathology in the most comfortable location for your child, their home in Whitsunday.

Medicare & Private Health

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

Certified Practising Speech Pathologist

Lauren Crumlish is a Certified Practising Speech Pathologist

Exclusively Paediatric

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



Our Founder and Head Speech Pathologist

Lauren Crumlish

  • Founder & Clinician
  • Whitsunday 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 as a medical researcher. 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 variety of areas such as – speech clarity, social communication, complex communication and disability, reading and writing, stuttering and language impairments.

If you’re looking for a Speech Therapist in Whitsunday, get in touch today.

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Kids’ Speech Therapy in Whitsunday

Speech Clinic Whitsunday supports children across their childhood and teenage years who live in the Whitsunday location. We strongly advocate for early intervention. It’s critically important to recognise signs of potential speech, language, literacy or social difficulties, as this helps us to reduce future impacts on social and academic success.

Should we wait and see?
We’re always asked, “when is the best age to start speech therapy?”. Straight away is always best. Speech Pathologists can provide therapy and complete speech pathology assessments 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 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 love to support school-aged children to reach their full academic and social potential.

If you have concerns

Get in touch with us today to find out more about the services we have available in Whitsunday. 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 Whitsunday.

We believe in

Simple Pricing

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

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

Healthcare Compliant

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

Therapy in your Home

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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