• GOLD COAST SPEECH THERAPY
  • Building 9, 3 Jackman Street, Southport. Qld 4215
  • OPTIMAL COMMUNICATIONS PTY LTD
  • Call now: 07 5528 2222
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Individual Therapy

Designing your program based on your specific needs, availability and family budget

Our Speech Pathologists are able to provide comprehensive assessment and treatment for children and adults who demonstrate challenges with the accuracy of their speech production, their ability to listen and to express using words and language, their capability for literacy and learning behaviour, their social communication skills, their eating/swallowing competency and with the sound of their voice.

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Group Therapy

Developing school readiness, social skills, group dynamic behaviour and project development skills for children of all ages

Our Group Therapy programs enable you and your child to learn important fundamental skills for speech, listening, language, literacy and social skills that enhance their  skills learned in individual therapy.

Group therapy programs such as Club Yicketty Yak, Club Literacy and Inward Bound supports integration of your speech therapy goals into formal schooling classrooms and further. Our programs enables more access to therapist time at a cost effective rate. They teach group dynamics and project development whilst we focus on the behavioural, social, emotional and psychological development of each participant.

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Online Speech Therapy

Our specialised Speech Pathology program reaching you at home, kindergarten and at school

Speech therapy online enables you to attend your speech therapy lessons for individual and group therapy at home. It also allows for direct integration with your school program and to share knowledge with your teachers at your school or kindergarten. At Optimal Communications we strategically remove the obstacles for distance, availability and funding that can restrict your access  to vital speech therapy support. Why? Because we understand the value long term of the early intervention in you and your child’s life.

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Programs, Products & Equipment

Speech Pathology resources & equipment developed for speech and literacy therapy by a Speech Pathologist

Speech therapy products and equipment are developed and made available to make the activities creative, exciting and memorable for children using the Phonic All Star Speech and Literacy correction program. This comprehensive step by step syllabus is implemented with your Speech Pathologist into your individual and group therapy program at the Gold Coast clinic as well as your online program. We welcome sharing and integration into your home, kindergarten and school program for fast traction of the gains you are getting with our clinical program.

Meet Our Team

Highly qualified professionals
Senior Speech Pathologist
Company Director
Katrine Elliott has 22 years experience on the Gold Coast in Private Practice. She specialises in Adult Voice, swallowing and eating, Literacy and Group Therapy and Autism Spectrum Disorders. She mentor’s the younger therapists and prepares them to take on the role of practicing Speech Pathologists.

Katrine is the imagination, hard work and inspiration behind not only Optimal Communications and the philosophy held by the clinic, but also the development and design of the Phonic All Star Program. She has written the book, Teach Me Speech Sounds and recorded two Children’s Music CD’s.

Speech Pathologist
Southport Clinic
Carly was a Registered Nurse in Melbourne working on general surgical wards, specialising in Plastic surgery and Ears, Nose and Throat (ENT) surgery. She also provided medical care for the aged in their homes. She has a degree in Nursing and also a Masters in Speech Pathology.

After moving to Qld she completed her Masters in Speech Pathology. She has a keen interest in Children’s Speech disorders but also visits some of our elderly patients in their homes.

Speech Pathologist
Southport Clinic
Liz is fairly new to our team, having graduated in 2014. She is being trained and mentored by Katrine Elliott (Senior Speech Pathologist).

Liz is getting a wide range of experience in all aspects of Speech Pathology, including Disabled Patients, Adults and Children. She is also part of our Mobile Speech Therapy team, delivering speech therapy to homes, Kindergartens and Schools.

For all bookings:

Please contact our Southport Clinic

Optimal Communications Pty Ltd.

Gold Coast Speech Therapy Clinic

Suite 9/ 3-15 Jackman St

SOUTHPORT, GOLD COAST

AUSTRALIA 4215

Phone: (07) 5528 2222

Email: info@optcom.com.au

Fax: (07)5528 4194

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Why choose our clinic? → We have built a purpose built free standing clinic with Therapy and families in mind. We have viewing rooms with one way mirrors and state of the art equipment.

Team of Professionals → All our Speech Pathologists are highly qualified professionals with the relevant degrees. They care about you and will develop Therapy plans tailored to your specific needs.

Useful Resources → State of the Art facilities and resources. The only place you will get the famous Phonic All Star program.

Jobs and Careers → We are a vibrant and growing Clinic and our junior staff are under the guidance of the owner Katrine Elliott. She has established a detailed training system. If you are looking for a career with a dynamic caring group we would be happy to hear from you.

Are you a Speech Pathologist looking for depth and breadth of clinical experience, professional support, a mixed and varied caseload and professional and personal satisfaction? We are currently interviewing for a full time position in our team.