The role of a Speech Pathologist is to “study, diagnose and treat communication disorders, including difficulties with speaking, listening, understanding language, reading, writing, social skills, stuttering and using voice.” Speech Pathologists can also support children (and adults) who have difficulty swallowing.
At Xavier we work with children and young people with complex and multiple disabilities and their families to provide therapy support that helps them to live better lives. Through our multi-disciplinary team, we provide various types of therapy support for children in Brisbane and surrounding areas
Finding the right Support Worker (or team of Support Workers) for your child and your family is an important process. Your Support Worker should play a key role in helping your child to meet their goals as well as providing care and support for your child and your family.