How we can help

We believe that parents/carers and families are invaluable to the development of positive relationships, effective communication and learning potential.  We aim to provide quality services with a person-centered approach in order to ensure the maximum impact for our clients.

Therapy Services

We offer individual therapy with a qualified speech and language therapist, student speech and language therapist or a trained speech and language therapy assistant depending on specific therapy needs and goals. These packages are available to appropriate clients dependent on the outcome of the initial assessment.

Group Therapy Intervention Packages

Attention Autism

We offer Attention Autism therapy created by renowned autism specialist, Gina Davies designed to support the development of joint attention and engagement which are fundamental to achieving functional communication.  These sessions are exciting and create an irresistable sensory experience for the children with a variety of visually appealing elements each week to capture their attention.

SpecialTalk

We have developed a unique and empowering therapy for parents of preschool children with special needs.  These are groups sessions with an individualised element each week aimed at developing specific strategies to improve speech, language and communication skills tailored to the specific needs of each child and family.

More Than Words® by Hanen 

The Orchid Practice is proud to provide the evidence-based, More Than Words training course delivered by a Hanen Certified Speech and Language Therapist.  This is a group training but can also de delivered individually.  Here’s what Hanen have to say,

“Benefits of Taking the More Than Words® Program: Practical strategies to use in everyday situations

The More Than Words Program focuses on your natural, day-to-day life with your child. You’ll discover how to take everyday activities like meal time, story time and bath time and use them to help your child improve his communication and social skills. And you’ll have fun together while you’re doing it! The More Than Words approach is easy to understand and easy to put into practice. With every strategy you learn, you’ll be given ample opportunity to practice and discuss it so that you won’t forget it.” Taken from the Hanen website http://www.hanen.org/

Speak to our team to find out if this approach is right for you.