Paediatric Speech Pathology
Amy is a Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist with 12 years of experience. Amy graduated from the University of Newcastle in 2009. She has had extensive experience working with children with hearing loss, Autism, late talkers, stuttering, Developmental Language Disorders and Speech Sound Disorders. She is a Mum to two beautiful boys, and knows the reality of raising children.
Amy has a special interest in working with children with a hearing loss as she has had her own personal journey with her son having experienced conductive hearing loss. Amy is exceptionally lucky to be working with some of the leading Ear Nose and Throat surgeons from Hunter ENT. Amy thrives in this collaborative approach that provides the best possible service for her clients.
Amy has a passion for working with children with all communication disorders and has undertaken extensive additional training and professional development. Amy is a certified practitioner in MULTILIT and Sounds Write, two evidence based literacy programs. She is also certified in the Hanen program, It Takes Two to Talk for late talkers and PEERS – a social skills program for teens with social challenges. In addition, Amy has had extensive training for children with Autism and AAC users, including LAMP Words for Life, Intensive Interaction and DIR Floortime.
Amy’s approach to speech pathology assessment and intervention is creative, fun and warm. She uses the latest evidence to ensure that each child is getting the best outcomes. Amy loves working with families as this creates the biggest ripple effect for improving a child’s communication system.