Speech & Language Pathology
B Health Sc (Hons), M Speech Path
Emma Ho is an experienced and energetic speech pathologist, who is passionate and committed to helping people reach their goals and always goes the extra mile for her clients. She has special skills in diagnostic assessments and interventions with children from diverse backgrounds and ages.
Fields in which Emma has extensive experience include:
• Autism Spectrum Disorders
• Development delays
• Apraxia of speech
• Pragmatics/ social skills
• Alternative and augmentative communication.
Emma has additional training in:
• SOS (Sequential Oral Sensory) approach to Feeding
• ‘What’s the buzz?’ (Social skills program)
• Novita’s Key word signing.
B Speech Path (Hons)
Rachel Lee is a passionate and dedicated speech and language pathologist. She completed a Bachelor of Speech Pathology with first class honours at the University of Sydney. Her extensive background working with children and adults as an experienced vocal coach and singing teacher naturally led her to speech pathology in order to understand and treat a variety of voice issues.
Rachel has a passion to see both children and adults communicate to the best of their ability. She is client and family focused and works closely with parents, families, teachers and health professionals. Rachel believes that working as a team will achieve the best outcomes for clients and lead to meaningful change in everyday life. She is mindful of every child’s unique needs and personalities and her warm and friendly manner provides a comfortable, inclusive setting during assessment and therapy sessions. Rachel believes that education is key and enjoys working within the community. She is passionate about early intervention and has experience providing assessment and therapy services in preschools and schools.
Rachel has provided services in rural and metropolitan areas to children from a range of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds including children with English as a second language. She uses a range of positive teaching strategies to engage children in therapy so that sessions are fun, motivating and continually working toward achievable goals.
B Arts (Psychology), B Speech Path (Hons)
Zara Fraser is an enthusiastic speech and language pathologist with a passion for working with children. She is committed to providing family-centred therapy and achieving client-centred goals. She has a focus on making therapy interactive and engaging for her clients. She prides herself on having strong rapport building skills and using this rapport to motivate and challenge her clients.
Her first degree was an undergraduate in Arts (Psychology). She then completed training in Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) therapy in order to work with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. From there she completed a Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Hons).
Zara has a key interest in providing therapy for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. She is also highly interested in paediatric speech, language and stuttering. She is highly competent in implementing diagnostic assessments and interventions for children varying in age, background and communication needs.
She is able to provide therapy for the following areas: speech, language, stuttering, literacy, Autism Spectrum Disorders, developmental delays, pragmatics/social skills, apraxia of speech and Alternative and Augmentative Communication.
Zara provides therapy through evidence based practice and ensures that her skills are up to date through ongoing research. Zara believes that good communication with other health professionals and the medical team is essential for providing the best care and achieving the best outcomes for the client.
She is passionate about improving the communication skills of children in order to improve their quality and enjoyment of life and understands that each child is an individual and has varied strengths and personality traits and takes this into account within her therapy approaches. Zara ensures her clients are highly motivated and is delighted when their goals are achieved.
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