Early Start Speech Pathology are highly qualified Speech Pathologists in Newcastle and Lake Macquarie.

We are well known in the area as one of the most established and experienced private speech pathology practices.

We aim to put the fun back into therapy.

Using your child’s unique strengths and interests in therapy ensures that the children remain engaged whilst still achieving their goals.
Speech Pathology Assessments
Speech Pathology Visual Testing

We offer screening assessment appointments, which means getting started is affordable.

Our Speech Pathologists work collaboratively with Teachers, Doctors and other Allied Health Providers to ensure your family member has a holistic approach to achieving their communication goals.

Early Start Speech Pathology provide assessment and therapy for toddlers, preschoolers, school-age children, adolescents and adults in the areas of:

  • Late talkers
  • Developmental delay and disabilities
  • Speech sounds and speech difficulties
  • Language difficulties and communication challenges
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Stuttering
  • School Readiness
  • Literacy and Learning Difficulties associated with reading and spelling
  • Social communication skills
  • Voice problems
  • Swallowing (adults only)

We offer individual, small group sessions, school and home visits across the Newcastle and Lake Macquarie regions

Speech Pathology Speech Sounds


Speech Pathology Autism


Speech Pathology Literacy


Speech Pathology Stuttering


Speech Pathology Language


Speech Pathology Late Talkers


Early Start Speech Pathology are known throughout Newcastle and Lake Macquarie for running innovative, supportive and inclusive groups for children with social challenges.

Check out some of the fun our kids have in the videos below, or…