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Therapy Services

Speech Pathologists are qualified Allied Health Professionals who work with people across the life span to optimise communication, feeding and swallowing skills. I specialise in working with babies, toddlers, preschoolers and school age children, to assess, diagnose and provide treatment for a range of communication and feeding concerns.

COVID-19: All services are also available by Telehealth.

Please get in touch to discuss how I can support you and your child at this time.

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EARLY FEEDING SKILLS FOR BABIES

Breast and bottle feeding, reading your baby's feeding cues, introducing solids, chewing skills, mealtime management in toddlers.

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EARLY COMMUNICATION DEVELOPMENT

Babies, toddlers and preschoolers at the beginning of the communication journey.  Learning to talk, listen, play and connect with others.

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STUTTERING

Evidenced-based intervention for children as young as 2 years of age.  Management of stuttering in school age children.

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SPEECH

Speaking clearly for your age and stage: Childhood Apraxia of Speech, articulation and phonology, cleft palate, speech sound disorders. 

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SCHOOL AGE LANGUAGE AND LEARNING

Improving daily functioning in class: listening, speaking, following directions, written expression, vocabulary, problem solving skills.

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LITERACY INTERVENTION

Reading and spelling intervention, systematic synthetic phonics instruction, decodable readers, phonemic and phonological awareness. 

Sounds-Write Linguistic Phonics Program.

LETRS trained.
 

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AUTISM

Autism is fundamentally a neurodevelopmental difference that is lifelong and appears in utero. Autistic brains develop differently in terms of structure and neuronal connectivity. 

Autistic individuals think, process, sense, move and interact differently. 

The Autistic community often define Autism experientially, as differences in 

  • thinking

  • moving

  • communicating and interacting with others

  • transitioning

  • experiencing and displaying emotions

  • forming and defining friendships and relationships

  • innovating, imagining and playing

  • perceiving or sensing the world around us (sensory profile)