Neurological Disorders

neurological disorderOur team has a wealth of experience in assessment and management of neurogenic communication and swallowing disorders. Our treatments include:

  • Stroke Management – Our special interests include in Intensive Treatment of Aphasia, Instrumental Swallowing Assessment and Dysphagia Rehabilitation.
  • Motor Neuron Disease – One of our senior clinicians, Sally Pittendrigh, provides services to the Macquarie Neurology MND Service in addition to our community support of complex communication and swallowing needs. 
  • Parkinson’s Disease – Our OSP team is excited to be amongst the first providers of SPEAK OUT!® and LOUD Crowd® therapy programs in Australia.  We share the mission of the Parkinson’s Voice Project https://www.parkinsonvoiceproject.org and are committed to “preserve the voices of individuals with Parkinson’s and related neurological disorders through intensive speech therapy, follow-up support, research, education, and community awareness” For more Parkinson’s resources and information about Speak Out and LOUD Crowd, click here or check out this page – Speak Out and LOUD Crowd: New Therapies for Parkinson’s Disease

Leading the Way

Our commitment to our ongoing professional development ensures that our management is current and well evidenced. We work hard at applying research findings into our everyday clinical practice.

This includes access to technological advances in swallowing assessment, computer-based home programs and inclusion of smartphone technology to support therapy.