Speech pathologists help people with communication and swallowing problems. Learn more about speech pathologists, what they do and how they can help.
Dysarthria is when the muscles used to breathe and speak are weakened or paralysed, slurring your speech. Learn more here.
Links to articles about speech problems.
Allied health practitioners are trained professionals who are not doctors, dentists or nurses. Learn more about what these professionals do here.
Stuttering is a speech disorder that affects the flow of speech. Learn about the treatments and programs that can help people who stutter to improve their speech.
Apraxia of speech
Apraxia of speech is a speech disorder that makes it difficult to move the mouth to produce sounds and words. Find out how a speech therapist can often help the person’s speech improve.
A laryngectomy is surgery to remove the larynx, most often because of a cancer of the larynx. Either the whole or a part of the larynx can be removed.
Australia’s healthcare system
The Australian healthcare system can sometimes seem confusing. Learn more about the types of services available, and how you can access them.
Dyspraxia is a disorder of movement and coordination that can be picked up in childhood. Through the right treatment, you can help manage its symptoms. Read more about dyspraxia symptoms and treatment.
Stroke rehabilitation helps the brain to relearn skills that have been affected. Learn about the most common problems and types of rehabilitation.