Speech Pathology forCognitive Communication

Cognitive communication refers to the ability to use language and communication skills in conjunction with cognitive processes such as attention, memory, problem-solving, and reasoning.

Symptoms can include:

  • Difficulty paying attention in a conversation
  • Difficulty staying on topic and taking turns
  • Lack of ‘filter’ when expressing thoughts and feelings
  • Difficulty following instructions, presentations, tv and radio
  • Difficulty with memory and reasoning
  • Difficulty understanding jokes and humour.

Commonly occurs in stroke, traumatic brain injury, brain tumours and dementia.


What we can help with


Dysphagia is a medical term that refers to difficulty or discomfort with swallowing.

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Social Engagement

Social engagement refers to the active participation in social interactions, relationships, and activities.

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A voice disorder refers to any condition that affects the quality, pitch, loudness, or resonance of a person’s voice, leading to difficulties in communication.

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Stuttering, also known as stammering, is a speech disorder characterised by disruptions or interruptions in the normal flow of speech.

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Language difficulties include challenges individuals may face in understanding, producing, or using language effectively.

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Motor Speech

Motor Speech disorders are characterized by difficulty moving the muscles needed for speech production due to weakness or reduced coordination.

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Mobile, Telehealth and in-clinic Speech Pathology appointments for ages 13+