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ABOUT US

Why Essential Speech
Pathology?

Essential Speech Pathology, Pragashni (Prags) Pillay, Speech Pathologist, Speech-Language Therapist, Niddrie, Victoria. Specialising in children from 2 years to 18 years of age with Hearing Loss (mild to profound hearing loss); Expressive and Receptive Language Delay; Speech delay; Autism; Down's Syndrome; Literacy Delay; Auditory Processing Disorder; Developmental Delays; and Cerebral Palsy.
Essential Speech Pathology, Pragashni (Prags) Pillay, Speech Pathologist, Speech-Language Therapist, Niddrie, Victoria. Specialising in children from 2 years to 18 years of age with Hearing Loss (mild to profound hearing loss); Expressive and Receptive Language Delay; Speech delay; Autism; Down's Syndrome; Literacy Delay; Auditory Processing Disorder; Developmental Delays; and Cerebral Palsy.
  • We are dedicated to our clients’ wellbeing and to successful outcomes.

  • We listen to clients' needs; supporting and guiding them during the entire process.

  • We stay abreast of the latest therapy advances, research and best practices.

  • We provide clients with the necessary therapy materials for home practice.

  • We supply professionally typed and detailed session notes after every consultation to ensure clients have a record of all sessions and are able to continue with home practice.

  • We seek clients' consent prior to carrying out any additional services.

  • Our Speech pathologists are all certified practicing speech pathologists and members of Speech Pathology Australia (SPA). We adhere strictly to SPA’s position on ethical guidelines and professional code of conduct.

Essential Speech Pathology, Pragashni (Prags) Pillay, Speech Pathologist, Speech-Language Therapist, Niddrie, Victoria. Specialising in children from 2 years to 18 years of age with Hearing Loss (mild to profound hearing loss); Expressive and Receptive Language Delay; Speech delay; Autism; Down's Syndrome; Literacy Delay; Auditory Processing Disorder; Developmental Delays; and Cerebral Palsy.
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Essential Speech Pathology, Pragashni (Prags) Pillay, Speech Pathologist, Speech-Language Therapist, Niddrie, Victoria. Specialising in children from 2 years to 18 years of age with Hearing Loss (mild to profound hearing loss); Expressive and Receptive Language Delay; Speech delay; Autism; Down's Syndrome; Literacy Delay; Auditory Processing Disorder; Developmental Delays; and Cerebral Palsy.

WHO WE ARE

Essential Speech Pathology, Pragashni (Prags) Pillay, Speech Pathologist, Speech-Language Therapist, Niddrie, Victoria. Specialising in children from 2 years to 18 years of age with Hearing Loss (mild to profound hearing loss); Expressive and Receptive Language Delay; Speech delay; Autism; Down's Syndrome; Literacy Delay; Auditory Processing Disorder; Developmental Delays; and Cerebral Palsy.

Pragashni (Prags) Pillay

  • Pragashni (Prags) Pillay, is the Owner and Senior Speech Pathologist at ESP.
     

  • Prags is a Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist and a registered member with Speech Pathology Australia (SPA).
     

  • She has 30 years of extensive experience in early intervention, mainstream and specialist educational settings, as well as within private practice.
     

  • Prags is highly experienced with children ranging from infants through to teenagers.     

Essential Speech Pathology, Pragashni (Prags) Pillay, Speech Pathologist, Speech-Language Therapist, Niddrie, Victoria. Specialising in children from 2 years to 18 years of age with Hearing Loss (mild to profound hearing loss); Expressive and Receptive Language Delay; Speech delay; Autism; Down's Syndrome; Literacy Delay; Auditory Processing Disorder; Developmental Delays; and Cerebral Palsy.
Essential Speech Pathology, Pragashni (Prags) Pillay, Speech Pathologist, Speech-Language Therapist, Niddrie, Victoria. Specialising in children from 2 years to 18 years of age with Hearing Loss (mild to profound hearing loss); Expressive and Receptive Language Delay; Speech delay; Autism; Down's Syndrome; Literacy Delay; Auditory Processing Disorder; Developmental Delays; and Cerebral Palsy.
  • Prags began her career, qualifying as a Speech Pathologist and Audiologist, and holds both a Bachelor’s Degree in Speech and Hearing Therapy and a Master’s Degree in Education of the Hearing Impaired.

  • During a stint in the UK working as an Audiologist, Prags decided that her love of children and watching them learn meant she was better suited as a Speech Pathologist. She has not looked back since!  

  • Prags worked for the National Health Service in London, providing Speech Pathology services to children between the ages of 2 to 18 years.

  • Since moving to Australia, Prags has specialized in Early Intervention, working extensively with children from birth to school age, diagnosed with hearing loss.

  • She began her private practice in 2005.

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