WCH Speech Pathologists work in the areas of speech, language, fluency, voice and feeding. They work with other allied health staff, hospital staff, and community agencies involved in the care of children.
WCH Speech Pathologists work in the areas of:
Speech Pathologists work with other allied health staff, other hospital staff and with community agencies and others involved in the care of children.
Services are provided for inpatients and outpatients.
How to access this service
Only children with specific medical conditions are eligible to use the WCH speech therapy services. Eligibility also depends on where you live. Children being treated by the WCH for a medical condition are also eligible for Speech Pathology at the WCH. For other children, the WCH complements the services provided by community health centres and the Department of Education and Children’s Services.
Written referrals are accepted from WCH doctors, private paediatricians and general practitioners. We will let you know your appointment time once we have received the referral.
Monday to Friday, 9:00am – 5:00am
Ground floor, Good Friday building
After an initial assessment is made, a management plan is developed. Outpatients often attend weekly therapy sessions.
(08) 8161 7381
(08) 8161 7040
Paediatric Allied Health
Women's and Children's Hospital
72 King William Road
South Australia 5006