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Why does choice of Speech Pathology services matter?

  • HSP is a 'Private Practice' clinic, specialising in individualised assessments and customised interventions.

  • HSP is local and personal, offering friendly prompt service, with minimal waiting times.

  • HSP works collaboratively with a network of valued Medical & Allied Health Professionals, to ensure a team based approach is available, as required.

  • Eva Harrold, (Certified Practising Speech Pathologist, Member of Speech Pathology Australia, with a Masters of Communication Disorders), has proudly supported individuals and their families, since 1986.


Our services

  • Assessment of infants & children of all ages, including teenagers and young adults.

  • Now offering services for adults.

  • Customised interventions, based upon evidenced based methods.

  • Referral and collaboration with Medical, Allied Health and Educational based services, including MCHN & Childcare Centres & Pre-schools.

  • Prompt and reliable advice regarding communication and learning related difficulties.

  • Outreach services, by request.

Funding support

HSP is a provider of services including those supported by:

  • Private Health Insurance (Extras)

  • Medicare Benefits Schedule (as determimined by GP or Specialist referral)

  • FaHCSIA: Helping Children with Autism Funding (HCWA) & Better Start Funding.

  • NDIS (self-managed individuals)


Vision statement

  • To provide advocacy for individuals with communication difficulties; including speech, hearing, language (expressive & receptive), literacy, learning and social communication.

  • To promote and represent the initiatives of the Association of Speech Pathology Australia. Strategic Plan PDF 2017 - 2019.

  • To pursue knowledge and further professional development, in the field of Speech Pathology and associated fields of Paediatric Practice.

  • To build partnerships with quality providers of Paediatric Services, in the Yarra Valley.


Why do we matter? HSP is a local service, valued for its provision of  community based solutions, for individuals living in the shires of Yarra Valley and Murrindindi. 

— Director HSP Eva Harrold