For people who are dependent on lip reading, wearing a face mask can become a challenging communication barrier.
Cerebral Palsy Alliance therapy services manager Anne Burns said therapists are working with clients who are fearful of face masks to make them feel at ease.
"Our therapists work every day with clients who can be anxious in new situations or new experiences and are very skilled at managing these situations," she said.
Ms Burns also said speech therapists have continued offering therapy services throughout Covid with telepractice and are offering services on site again.
"By the very nature of their work, speech pathologists need to look at the client's mouth," she said.
"To reduce the risks around this, in addition to utilising telepractice, CPA is taking all necessary precautions including temperature checks and screening clients and therapists through a range of questions.
"We are also training parents to work with their child on their goals at home."
According to Ms Burns, many families have reported back on how much they appreciate the option of telepractice.
"The families are citing significant time and cost savings due to reduced travel times and flexibility with sessions with telepractice," she said.
"For these clients and families, it will still be an option."
The Western NSW Local Health District is also providing speech pathology services for people in preschools, schools and residential aged care settings.
A Western NSW LHD spokesperson said the service has been able to transition to virtual consultations and continue face-to-face sessions.
"For clients that are not able to undertake a virtual consultation, quiet clinic spaces have been established within our facilities," they said.
"This space allows for adequate room to maintain the 1.5 metre physical distance requirements, therefore, therapy can be implemented without the need for a mask."
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