• 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 Speech Therapy program based on your specific needs, availability and family budget

Our Speech Pathologists at Optimal Communications Speech Therapy 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. For more information for Gold Coast Speech Therapy call 07 5528 2222.

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Group Therapy

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

At Optimal Communications Speech Therapy 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. For more information for Gold Coast Speech Therapy call 07 5528 2222.

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Online Speech Therapy

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

Optimal Communications Speech Therapy can provide online 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. For more information for Gold Coast Speech Therapy call 07 5528 2222.

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Programs, Products & Equipment

Speech Therapy 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. For more information for Gold Coast Speech Therapy call 07 5528 2222.

Meet Our Team

Highly qualified professionals
Katrine Elliott - (Owner & Senior Speech Pathologist)
Owner and Senior Speech Pathologist
Katrine Elliott has 25 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. For more information for Gold Coast Speech Therapy call 07 5528 2222.

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.

Lauren GRAY - Speech Pathologist
Speech Pathologist
Lauren originally from the UK graduated from City University of London with a BSc (Hons) Speech and Language Therapy. “She is now fully evaluated and recognised by Speech Pathology Australia as a Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist.” Since then Lauren has worked in the public health sector of the National Health Service in England for an Adult Community and Acute Speech Therapy service. She has experience in treating adult voice disorders, swallowing impairments, progressive neurological conditions and brain injury clients.
Charlotte Hughes - Speech Pathologist
Southport Clinic
Charlotte graduated with her MSc in Speech and Language Therapy from the University of Limerick in 2015 and a double BA (hons) in 2010 from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.

She has a keen interest in children’s language development and has experience working with a range of communication needs and diagnoses. Charlotte believes in a holistic, client-centred, and evidence-based approach to practice.

She has also spent many years volunteering with a children’s autism group, a minority voice clinic, elderly communication charity, stroke support programme and as a foreign language teacher in China.

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 to directly work with the Phonic All Star puppets and the associated speech and literacy 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.