restoring conversations

We’re still open and restoring conversations during the COVID-19 situation. 

How can we help you?

Communication

Do you struggle with communication in daily situations and to participate fully in conversations? Our experience and dedication to our clients will help you achieve independent communication in your daily life.

Swallowing Difficulties

Comprehensive assessment and tailored treatment for swallowing problems to improve your quality of life and enjoyment of eating and drinking again!

Parkinson's disease

Do you want to be heard again and not have to repeat yourself? Do you want to control saliva and enjoy food and drink again? Find out about proven and effective treatment for speech, voice and swallowing difficulties.

Voice disorders

Brief sessions of voice therapy with an experienced therapist can make a significant difference to your voice quality and allow you to enjoy communicating again with a strong voice.

Traumatic brain injury

Following a brain injury, you may have experienced slurred speech, communication problems, cognitive (thinking) difficulties or challenges with social skills for home, community and work that are affecting your ability to return to your previous life.

Stroke

Word finding difficulties, unclear speech, reading, writing/spelling and the ability to express yourself can be improved with targeted therapy that is focused on your goals combined with the support of your family.

Experience Matters

Vanessa Sciacca is a highly experienced and passionate professional who has been helping adults improve their communication, voice, speech and swallowing for over 30 years.

Whether you are looking to communicate with clarity and confidence, improve your vocal quality or understand what you can do about a swallowing difficulty Vanessa will  develop a customised, tailored program for you. 

At Adult Speech Pathology we have the expertise to thoroughly assess communication and swallowing difficulties and design individual, targeted intervention to assist you to achieve your goals.

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About Vanessa

Vanessa is a Certified Practising Speech Pathologist and Member of Speech Pathology Australia (SPA) with over 30 years’ experience in helping clients with a broad range of communication, speech, voice and swallowing problems. 

She is accredited to conduct programs that are proven by years of research in their effectiveness including Lee Silverman Voice Therapy (LSVT ©) LOUD and SPEAK OUT! for Parkinson’s voice problems.

Vanessa also works with local ENT specialists to improve voice difficulties due a wide range of reasons. 

When you come to Vanessa Sciacca Adult Speech Pathology, you can always expect friendly and professional services from a therapist who is passionate about providing therapy that is proven and effective.  

After-hours appointments are also available by appointment only.

Contact us today to find out more about our speech pathology services on the Central Coast.​