South Coast Speech Pathology is an innovative, community orientated practice based on the beautiful South Coast of NSW. We can visit you in your home, school, child care centre or aged care facility. Alternatively you can visit us at our Moruya or Nowra clinics.
We also provide outreach services for those in the Bega Valley area. Where appropriate these outreach services can be supported by real-time Telehealth (yes, we’ll provide interactive therapy over the web!)
To confirm that we service your area feel free to search by district below. If you are unsure or your area is not listed please call us during business hours on 0433 562 902. If your query is outside of business hours please use the contact form on our ‘Contact Us’ page or find us on Facebook.
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Claire Price - Director & Speech Pathologist
BBehavSc(Psych), MSpPathSt, GradCertEd(LrngDiff), CPSP
Claire is the founder of South Coast Speech Pathology. She is an experienced Speech Pathologist who has worked throughout Sydney, on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast and Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula before settling with her partner on the idyllic South Coast of NSW. She looks forward to forming long lasting relationships with local families and organisations.
Claire holds a Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology), a Master of Speech Pathology Studies and a Graduate Certificate in Education, specialising in Learning Difficulties.
Claire has completed additional training in a number of evidence based programs:
- The SOS Approach to Feeding
- Ellyn Satter: Division of Responsibility in Feeding
- Hanen: It Takes Two to Talk
- The Lidcombe Program for stuttering
- The Spalding Method
- MULTILIT: Reading Tutor Program
- Lindamood-Bell’s Visualizing and Verbalizing Program
- Circle of Security – Parenting
Claire’s experience and post-graduate training assist her to create individualised and holistic therapy sessions that help children and adults reach their potential. She believes in client-centered care, and building on an individual’s strengths to help them to become valued members of their community.
Kate Patten - Speech Pathologist
A graduate from The University of Sydney, Kate relocated to the beautiful South Coast of NSW in 2018. Kate holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech Pathology) and is a member of Speech Pathology Australia.
Throughout her studies, Kate worked with paediatric clients both around Sydney and in Darwin. She has experience working in the public hospital system and a specific interest in providing speech pathology assessment and therapy to adult clients.
Kate has a passion for working with clients post stroke and clients with neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s. She has experience across a range of practice areas including dysphagia management, speech, language and voice interventions. Kate enjoys building rapport and working collaboratively with her clients and their families, in order to ensure client-centred practice.
When Kate is not working, you’ll find her exploring outdoors, playing sport or cafe hopping.
Our Speech Pathologists are certified practising members of Speech Pathology Australia (SPA). SPA is the national peak body for the speech pathology profession in Australia.