Reconnect in KwaZulu Natal

Heidi Allan’s Practice is an Audiology and Speech Therapy Practice at the Umhlanga Hospital Medical Centre, at Strathmore Park in Musgrave Road and also at Reconnect Hillcrest Inc. at 22-on-Main in Hillcrest. 

At these practices, all communication areas including hearing, speech and language concerns are addressed through extensive assessment, and where required management and remediation. The members of this practice adopt a team approach and work in association with numerous other medical and educational specialities including GPs, Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists, Paediatricians, Physicians, Neurologists, Neurosurgeons, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapists and Educators.

The cost of the services provided by these practices are supported by most medical aids.

Meet The Team

Professionals with a wide range of interests and expertise

Heidi Allan
Heidi AllanAudiologist and Speech- Language Therapist (B.Sp & H Therapy.)
Member of the South African Speech-Language-Hearing Association, the South African Audiology Association, the American Academy of Audiology and the American Speech and Hearing Association, and practicing for more than 20 years as a speech therapist and audiologist with a special interest in Central Auditory Processing Disorders.
Jessica-Lee Shaw
Jessica-Lee ShawAudiologist (B.Comm. Path. - Audiology)
Member of the South African Speech-Language-Hearing Association and the South African Audiology Association, with a special interest in both adult and paediatric Aural Rehabilitation.
Stella Cotsiou
Stella CotsiouSpeech-Language Therapist (B.Comm. Path. - Speech Language Pathology)
Member of the South African Speech-Language-Hearing Association, with a special interest in paediatric communication as well as school-based language learning difficulties.
Maureen O'Meara
Maureen O'MearaSpeech-Language Therapist (B.A. - SP. & H.Th.) cum laude
Member of SASLHA with forty-three years’ experience, the first eight as a hospital speech therapist and audiologist. Areas of special interest are language-based learning difficulties, stuttering and voice disorders.
Leeandri Govender
Leeandri GovenderSpeech - Language Therapist (B.Comm. Path - SLP)
Member of the South African Speech-Language-Hearing Association, with a special interest in in early language intervention as well as paediatric feeding and swallowing disorders.
Taryn Neethling
Taryn NeethlingSpeech-Language Therapist (B.Sc - Speech Language Pathology)
Member of the South African Speech-Language-Hearing Association, with a special interest in autism, paediatric communication, school-based language learning difficulties.
Melissa Hazle
Melissa HazleSpeech-Language Therapist and Audiologist (BA - Speech and Hearing Therapy)
Member of the South African Speech-Language-Hearing Association with a passion for the early identification and intervention of a range of communication disorders.
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