Medicare & NDIS Registered Provider


Welcome to Layburn Speech & Language

Layburn Speech & Language is a quality service providing expertise in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of childre​n's communication skills, and is located in the historic township of West Wallsend, Lake Macquarie.

The Practice is owned and operated by Amber Layburn.  Amber has been lucky to pursue her passion - helping children achieve their communication goals - for over 20 years. She has grown up in the region, completing a Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours I) at the University of Newcastle and proudly receiving the University Medal, in addition to awards for academic achievement and clinical practice.

Layburn Speech & Language offers services for:

  • Early communication development and late talkers
  • Speech difficulties - including delayed speech development, lisps and motor planning disorders (including childhood apraxia of speech/developmental coordination disorder)
  • Early childhood stuttering
  • Language delays/disorders - including receptive (understanding language) and expressive (using language) difficulties
  • Phonological awareness - building the foundations for literacy
  • Difficulties with spelling, writing and reading comprehension
  • Social communication skills - developing social skills for effective communication
  • The communication needs of children with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities

If you have concerns about​ your child's speech, language or literacy skills, Amber invites you to contact her.​