We are a multidisciplinary private practice offering speech pathology, occupational therapy and psychology. The clinic comprises a team of experienced independent practitioners who all have a special interest in the well-being of families and individuals and work together to identify concerns and provide effective intervention for each client. Each client’s treatment plan is tailor made to suit their individual needs. Our Speech Pathologists are all trained Certified Practicing Speech Pathologists, and along with our Occupational Therapist and Psychologist, are recognised Service providers for a range of Government and Medicare approved programs and initiatives.
We are a child and family centered practice.
All in a name……The name ‘Language for Life’ is derived from a philosophy that solid language skills are important for each individual across the life-span. There is a growing body of *evidence which suggests that oral language competence in early life enables individuals to be more engaged in education, employment and relationships across the life-span.
At Language for Life, the team of team of experienced independent practitioners strive to work collaboratively with parents, carers, kindergartens, schools, maternal and child health nurses and medical health professionals to ensure that each child achieves their communication potential. This enables each child to engage in their surroundings, to their maximum communication potential, across their life-span.
Language for Life Speech Pathology services all of Western Suburb of Melbourne such as Truganina, Laverton, Manor Lakes, Point Cook, Hoppers Crossing, Werribee, Tarneit,Wyndham Vale, Williams Landing, Werribee South, Sunshine, Deer Park, Albion, St Albans, Albanvale, Kings Park, Derrimut, Sydenham, Taylors Lakes, Keilor, Hillside, Maribyrnong, Braybrook, Footscray, Yarraville ,Tottenham, Seddon, Kingsville, West Footscray, Burnside, Burnside Heights, Brookfield, Kurunjang, Melton, Taylors Hill, Hillside, Caroline Springs. In special circumstances we attend localities beyond our territorial borders when our expertise is called for.
Our services also extends to the inner city areas such as Docklands, East Melbourne, West Melbourne, North Melbourne, Flemington, Kensington, Bundoora, Thomastown, CBD, Carlton, Port Melbourne, Kew, Boronia, Wantirna, Croydon, Dandenong and Ringwood.
*Snow, P.C., 2009, Oral language competence in childhood and access to equity in education and health across the lifespan, in Communication in Healthcare, eds Karen Bryan, Peter Lang, Oxford, UK, pp. 101-134.