Please contact reception to discuss your support requirements.
We encourage individual discussion regarding access to services, eligibility and fees. MRH provides a range of services with varying access and fee criteria including government subsidised programs, access to private health rebates,TAC, Workcover and others.
Laura Hansen, Speech Pathologist
Macedon Ranges Health offers speech pathology services for children aged 2-12 years old on a Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
Laura has a passion for working with children. She enjoys the preparation and planning of sessions and the excitement of seeing children learn and develop.
Parents should expect their preschoolers to meet the following milestones:
By 2 years, the average child will be able to:
- Say at least 50 words
- By 2 ½ will start linking words together
- Be understood by their parents at least 50% of the time
By 3 years, the average child will be able to:
- Say 250-500 or more words
- Be speaking in 3-4 word sentences
- Be understood by familiar adults
By 4 years, the average child will be able to:
- Use 4-5 word grammatically correct sentences
- Are able to be understood by everyone
If you have any concerns with your child's development, please contact Macedon Ranges Health on 5428 0300 for an appointment with our Speech Pathologist. Referrals are not required.
For adult sessions please contact Castlemaine Health on 5471 1555.