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Jane Mackenzie
Certified Practising Speech Pathologist (CPSP)
Member of Speech Pathology Australia (MSPA)
Growing minds with children, parents and professionals

Growing Minds Speech Pathology is a paediatric service based in Birpai Country, Port Macquarie NSW.

I offer assessment, therapy and consultation for children aged

0-15yrs and their families.

I provide clinical supervision, training and education services for Speech Pathologists, other professionals, and organisations.

Growing Minds Speech Pathology is a trauma-informed service.

This service uses the Neurodiversity Model which frames neurological differences like ADHD, Autism, Dyslexia, and other neurotypes as disabilities but not disorders, diseases, or deficiencies.

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Practicing skills with children to grow their communication

Partnering with parents to support their child with therapy at home

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Preparing professionals to implement evidence based teaching

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How I work

Through education, guidance and support I help you make informed decisions about intervention.

 

I engage families in an ongoing and honest conversation about the best approach for your child.

 

I understand the importance of shared decision making. After the initial assessment, I present families with a range of options which are realistic and achievable for your child and family.

 

From here we'll find the right intervention for your child. This includes identifying how you can take steps to help your child at home. Together we identify the appropriate frequency and intensity of sessions, to suit your goals and circumstances.

 

Children with communication difficulties require ongoing support. My goal is to find a rhythm with you and your child to best equip your family to navigate the learning years.

Let's start with what's achievable and grow our knowledge to boost your child's learning potential.