About Us



Burnside Speech Pathology specialises in:

  • Speech Delay/Speech Disorder
  • Language Delay/Language Disorder
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Feeding Difficulties

Burnside Speech Pathology is an approved provider for the following Government Funding Schemes

Burnside Speech Pathology Options

The therapists at Burnside Speech Pathology, Trish, Bec and Chelsea are committed to working with infants, preschool children, and school age children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Developmental Disability , within a fun child centered framework, and in close liaison with parents, extended family, child care, kindergarten and school staff.  Trish is able to diagnose Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Evidence Based

Our therapists regularly attend professional development conferences and seminars to ensure that our therapy approach is supported by research and evidence of efficacy.

Trans-disciplinary Approach

We work closely with other professions to ensure that all your child’s needs are met.   We have a close working relationship with the therapists at Thrive Occupation, Naomi Quick and her team, Skills For Learning Occupational Therapy (Tatiana Arellano) and with Kelly Kerr Physiotherapist at A Bright Choice Paediatric Physiotherapy, Peng Ha Yeo Physiotherapist.   We also work closely with Paediatricians, General Practicioners, Audiologists, Dieticians, Social workers, teachers and child care providers.

Value of Communication

Communication is more than the words we use to talk.   It encompasses our facial expressions, our gestures, our body language and our joint interaction with others.   Communication enables us to be able to express our thoughts and feelings and have our needs met.

“The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives”.                                                                                                                        Anthony Robins


Communication is a skill that you can learn.  It’s like riding a bicycle or typing.  If you’re willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality of every part of your life”.        Brian Tracy