Ready to make some changes with your speaking?Learn more about Stuttering Therapy for adults at Voice Science
Perhaps you had speech therapy as a kid for stuttering. Maybe you gave up on ever getting on top of the stutter. Or possibly it is just time for some new ideas to keep your fluency on track.
Our team is passionate about delivering stuttering therapy for adults in Melbourne and online. We’ve worked in this area since 2013.
We can offer you speech therapy sessions for cluttering or stuttering.
Why Choose Voice Science™ for your Stuttering Therapy?
Our clinic is accessible and located in Collins St, Melbourne which means you can easily schedule times for your appointments if working in the city.
Not in Melbourne?
We also offer online and use great tech to get your stuttering therapy goals on track. Our online clinic has been providing stuttering treatment to regional, interstate and international clients for over six years.
Hey, nice to meet you!We are the Voice Science Team: Advocating for Communication Impact since 2013
Many adults who stutter and clutter select our speech pathologists to reduce the syllables stuttered and create practical management solutions fo their speech fluency.
Stuttering and Cluttering therapy is at the core of our clinic since 2013. Our team is motivated to assist adults who stutter. We read the research base regularly around stuttering therapy to ensure that best practice occurs. Our clinic team is upbeat and enthusiastic. We are here to advocate for you and your speaking.
Our team are vibrant and kind. Our role is also to advocate for your communication participation & well being so you can find strategies to move your communication forward. We always screen how much stuttering is having an impact on you expressing yourself in your daily life or fulfilling your career goals and social needs. Strategies in our clinic will work to serve your lifestyle to optimise fluency where you need it the most.
Science based.Speech Pathologists trained in Stuttering therapy
If you sit down with one of us and ask about our career and stuttering we’ll all tell you that this is an area we feel empowered to serve.
One of our core interests at Voice Science™ is to deliver accessible and evidence based fluency treatment to adults who stutter. We provide a supportive and detailed model for treatment that is focused on ensuring tangible communication improvement.
Speech pathologists study, diagnose and treat stuttering and cluttering, using a scientific approach. Since our core interest is to deliver evidence based practice, we use prolonged / smooth speech techniques for adult stuttering therapy since research validates this as the most effective method.
Need clearer speech for work?
Progressing your Speaking Fluency & Reducing StutteringIs a long term goal
You’ve got to make daily drill and practise as ritual as brushing your teeth.
We are here to show you how.
Our team will put in place speech therapy drills using smooth speech techniques so you can start working daily on your fluency.
By now you must realise that stuttering sadly can not yet be cured in adults. So what does therapy involve?
Learning new muscle motor patterns for speaking using smooth speech techniques is currently the best method to reducing stuttering. Regular, ongoing drill is necessary to make your muscle memory tight for recall when speaking daily and make the new speaking habits stick. This is a lifelong, daily process.
Our team have training in how the brain prepares words for speaking and gets all the sounds out. We have also learnt a lot in our studies about anatomy & physiology for communication, neurology, behavioural therapy theories.
All of this information we bring to the room. We work to find the simplest and most engaging way to get you working hard on your speaking.
But you will have to apply what we show you and try to sharpen a strong growth mindset.
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How do speech pathologists work with clients who stutter to optimise speech fluency?
Read more about how speech pathologists deliver stuttering therapy on this Speech Pathology Australia Fact Sheet About Stuttering
At Voice Science™ we take data is to determine a clinical impression of how severe the stutter is. We examine the stuttering behaviours alongside the communication impact stuttering is having on you. Your clinician will undertake extensive outcome measures to ensure that your stuttering treatment is customised to you. This will ensure that treatment goals align with your needs.
Your speech pathologist will record and code the type and nature of speech dysfluencies observed in your spontaneous speech. Measurements of other speech aspects will occur including speech rate, voice quality and physical movements during speech. Following this assessment a training program will be recommended to instate increased speech fluency.
In adults a complete removal of stuttering is unlikely. This is because research indicates that if a stuttering persists after school entry it is likely to remain throughout adult life.
Do you want to be more fluent?
Book Your Appointment
Want to come visit Voice Science & get your stuttering therapy started?
You can find us at Level 2, in the T&G Building, right in the heart of Collins St. We are available by appointment only.
If you don’t live in Melbourne,
you can also book online appointments.
We work with lots of clients in other cities and countries for their stuttering therapy sessions.
Click the button below to select a time for your first appointment. This will take you to our online booking site.
DIAGNOSTIC STUTTERING / CLUTTERING ASSESSMENTThe first step to stuttering therapy
About the Program
Individually tailored clinical stuttering assessment undertaken by one of our speech pathologists.
Every Assessment includes:
+ Case history interview to determine the history of the fluency/ stuttering disorder and impacts.
+ Assessment into core communication environments impacted by the presence of stuttering behaviours.
+ Careful consideration of your current communication needs, workplace setting, career aspirations, areas of concern.
+ A full diagnostic report with comprehensive treatment plan
+ Correspondence with your General Practitioner – if desired.
Please allow 45 minutes for this session
If you have questions about this service, please contact our helpful reception team.
What happens after the assessment?Choose your Fluency Program
We can’t wait to get you started!
INDIVIDUAL SPEECH PATHOLOGY SESSIONSSession by session
About the Program
+ 1 X 45 minute session
+ Solo sessions
This is a good option if you are on a Medicare CDM Plan or intend to use Private Health to cover your sessions.
Purchase in Clinic
SILVER STUTTERING THERAPY PROGRAMExpand your Fluency
About the Program
+ 5 X 45 minute sessions
+ Solo sessions
+ 10 weeks Introductory offer to Cadenza™ – our separate practise product
Our SILVER PROGRAM will take you on a firm & fun adventure into Stuttering therapy and integrate your daily practise in our membership practise suite.
YOU WILL RECEIVE RESOURCES FOR
✪ Smooth speech techniques
✪ Transfer drills and activities
✪ Strategies to advance your speech rate with the techniques
✪ Booster modules on smooth speech
✪ Practise tools like habit trackers, goal writers and self rating tools to get your techniques sticking hard
Pay in full or pay in 2 instalments online
Stuttering Sucks...but good stuttering therapy is an asset.
We hate stuttering as much as you and wish research could uncover the magic potion to stop it completely. Until a cure is found for adults who stutter, we stay on top of the latest research in how to reduce stuttering effectively. We use best practice to help you strategise, alleviate stutters and manage your speech fluency better day by day.