• Reduced articulatory skill or clarity
  • The need for accent reduction
  • Experiencing difficulties with fluency
  • Exhibiting signs of hesitation
  • Air and voice flow or maintenance of rate control
  • Experiencing reduced voice quality, pitch range or power
  • Reduced confidence in self expression or verbal ability
  • Difficulty processing information and memory function
  • Reduced speech or language function due to neurological impairment or stroke


  • Frequent coughing or choking on food or liquids
  • Hesitancy in swallowing food or fluid
  • Prolonged time frames for chewing and swallowing
  • Persistent, prolonged chewing of foodstuffs with delay in swallow initiation
  • Coughing during or immediately after eating or drinking
  • Pain during swallowing
  • `Wet` sound on voicing or taking breath
  • Drooling
  • Recurring chest infections or pneumonia
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Regurgitation
  • Significant food residue post swallow
  • Heart burn or epigastric discomfort

Clinic Locations

  • Essendon
  • Box Hill
  • Mitcham
  • Caulfield
  • Footscray
  • Mooroolbark
  • Dandenong
  • Glen Waverley

When to seek help

Please seek professional opinion and advice if you are concerned about a communication, developmental or swallowing problem. Click below for more.


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