Servicing Newcastle, Lake Macquarie & Port Stephens (02) 4044 1122 hello@agrowingunderstanding.com.au

Growing Your Child’s Communication Skills and Confidence

Everything in life needs a strong support system to grow. We will work with you and your child to build foundation skills that support the development of communication abilities, encourages growth, and cultivates confidence.

Growing Your Child’s Communication Skills and Confidence

Everything in life needs a strong support system to grow. We will work with you and your child to build foundation skills that support the development of communication abilities, encourages growth, and cultivates confidence.

Growing Your Child’s Communication Skills and Confidence

Everything in life needs a strong support system to grow. We will work with you and your child to build foundation skills that support the development of communication abilities, encourages growth, and cultivates confidence.

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Our services

Supporting Children and their Families

Speech Pathology

A Growing Understanding

SPEECH PATHOLOGY

A GROWING UNDERSTANDING

A Growing Understanding Speech Pathology, servicing Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Port Stephens and the Hunter Region, is committed to providing speech pathology and therapy services that are based on current research, and are individualised to suit your child’s needs.

Our unique approach to identifying your child’s strengths, needs, and interests, enables us to provide a personalised service that is engaging, fun and helps your child reach their full potential.

We also work with families to grow their knowledge, understanding and skills, so they can feel confident in supporting the growth of their child.

Celebrating Small Wins to Achieve Big Goals

Celebrating Small Wins to Achieve Big Goals

As defined by the Collins English Dictionary, to celebrate is to do something enjoyable because of a special occasion or to mark someone’s success. But what does this have to do with speech pathology and the journey we embark on during therapy? At A Growing...

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How to Navigate Your Speech Pathology Journey

How to Navigate Your Speech Pathology Journey

Understanding the steps to take when embarking on your speech pathology journey can be daunting. Perhaps you have noticed that your child isn’t speaking as clearly as their peers. Maybe your child has just been diagnosed with a language delay, and you start to...

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Meet The Team

Your Professional Speech Support Network

Melissa Roberts

Melissa Roberts

Speech Pathologist & Special Education Teacher

Melissa holds both a Bachelor of Speech Pathology and a Bachelor of Teaching / Bachelor of Arts.

Jackie Parsons

Jackie Parsons

Speech Pathologist

Jackie has over 10 years’ experience working as a speech pathologist in paediatrics and in disability.

Clare Crockford

Clare Crockford

Speech Pathologist

Clare has worked with students for over 20 years. This experience has driven her passion for early intervention.

Jess Kiely

Jess Kiely

Speech Pathologist

Jess is a dedicated and passionate speech pathologist who enjoys working with families to grow children’s communication skills.

Shaylee Thomas

Shaylee Thomas

Speech Pathologist

Shaylee has experience working across both early intervention and private practice settings.

Lauren Haskins

Lauren Haskins

Speech Pathologist & Director

Lauren obtained a Bachelor of Speech Pathology from the University of Newcastle in 2005.

We had a fabulous day at the HPMI - the Hunter Postgraduate Medical Institute seminar and trade display today- From Cradle to Grave. It was also great to neighbour and catch up with our occupational therapy friends from Ability Focus Occupational Therapy! Lauren will share some of the information from her presentation on dummies/pacifiers and speech in the upcoming week- stay tuned! ... See MoreSee Less

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🤩 Our practice director Lauren will be presenting to local doctors at the HPMI - the Hunter Postgraduate Medical Institute Cradle to Grave Seminar tomorrow (25/5/2019). Shaylee and Clare will also be there throughout the day at our table for the trade show/expo! It is going to be a great day! 🤩 ... See MoreSee Less

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Hi Five Leo! ✋🏻 Leo has been working so hard over the past few weeks to keep his speech smooth! We are so proud of you and your fantastic smooth talking! Congratulations!
👏🏼🎉🎈 ~ Jess
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🖌🔎Imitating your child’s actions and movements can be a wonderful way to encourage joint attention skills and other early language skills. Look at the fun that Mr C and his mother had today stamping on paper!! Mr C loved watching his mother copy him in an activity that he lead. Plus it’s instant artwork for the wall! .~Melissa :-) ... See MoreSee Less

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⏰ Last Minute Appointments ⏰
Our clinicians have been working hard with our families this week smashing goals! You may have noticed our celebration tree is growing! 🖐🖐🖐🖐

Here are all of our last minute appointments for this week. We are very excited that we are currently able to offer you an appointment now, no waiting lists!

These appointments are firstly being offered to new families, looking to start their journey with us.

Be in touch as soon as possible to secure your place. ~ Jordan

#childrenstherapy #speechpathology #newcastlemums #newcastle #lakemacquarie #portstephens
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Our Locations

Lake Macquarie
Unit 7-8, 48 Oakdale Road, Gateshead NSW

Port Stephens
Building E, 1 Technology Place, Williamtown NSW

Our Locations

Lake Macquarie
Unit 7-8, 48 Oakdale Road, Gateshead NSW

Port Stephens
Building E, 1 Technology Place, Williamtown NSW

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