Delayed Speech and Language Development | Telethon Speech & Hearing

Speech and Language Development

Do you know a late talker?

Natalie deputy principal of the Talkabout program which focuses on speech and language development through playgroup

Telethon Speech & Hearing’s Talkabout Program offers:

Therapy Playgroups

Therapy playgroups are intended for two and three year old children with a language delay or who might just need that extra bit of support to encourage their language development.

Play Based Learning

Talkabout therapy playgroups aim to develop skills through play based experiences in vocabulary, sentence building, understanding of language, play skills, fine and gross motor.

A Multidisciplinary Approach

Talkabout therapy playgroups are supported by a range of specialists:

  • specialist teacher
  • specialist education assistant
  • speech pathologist
  • occupational therapist
  • psychologist
  • family liaison officer

Our play based learning is delivered through a team of passionate educational and clinical specialists. Telethon Speech & Hearing offers a holistic approach to each child’s development on speech, language, learning, play and socialisation. We do this through our specialised playgroups, kindergarten and pre-primary programs for children with speech and/or language delays or disorders.