Talking Time Blog

We welcome Nataly!

My name is Nataly and I am so excited to be joining the DWSP team. I am amazed at just how much I have learnt in such a short time from the amazing individuals on the team. Everyone brings new knowledge, culture and ‘spice’ to the group, which I am hoping to absorb. I’m originally…

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We welcome the lovely Laura

My name is Laura and I am a speech pathologist who joined the DWSP in October 2019. I am thoroughly enjoying working here at DWSP in our well-equipped clinics and alongside a team full of supportive, kind and experienced clinicians. I have always enjoyed working with people with additional needs. In high school I volunteered…

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Did you know humans swallow up to 700 times a day?

Senior Speech Pathologist, Tamsin, discusses what dysphagia is and how we can help Dysphagia – pronounced dis-fay-juh. It means  – “Difficulty or discomfort in swallowing” Did you know around 1 million Australians have dysphagia?  That is around 1 in 17 people who will experience some form of dysphagia in their lifetime. We swallow, on average around 700…

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Starting school in 2020? Get Set, Prep!

Get Set, Prep! is our school readiness program for 2020. Families often ask us what they can do to help their child be as ready as possible for school entry, and there’s lots of skills our team can help with. Our Get Set, Prep! program begins with a 1:1 individual and goal setting session, where…

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A day of learning about lip and tongue ties with Dr Kestenberg

Our newest speech therapist, Amelia, was invited to spend the day with Dr. Jeffrey Kestenberg from Coburg Dental Group. Dr Kesteberg is a dentist who specialises in laser frenectomies, that is, the removal of lip, tongue and cheek ties by laser.   The Coburg Dental Group on Moreland Rd is really close to our new Coburg clinic,…

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We welcome to Amelia to Melbourne’s chilly winter!

We’re thrilled to welcome Amelia to have joined the DWSP team as a Speech Pathologist.  Amelia is a Melburnian but applied for our role from her home in Townsville – helping us to a new “first” in our practice – a job interview over Skype!   Amelia is giving up her role in a sunny…

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Diana joins our team in May

We’ve been really lucky to fill our maternity leave therapy spaces with some super new clinicians.  In May we have Diana joining us at the Eltham, Coburg and Thornbury clinics.  Here she is in her own words! “My name is Diana and I am very excited to have joined the team at DWSP.  I’m particularly eager…

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Carolyn begins her Speech Pathology career with DWSP…

We don’t often bring on new graduates to the DWSP team, due to the demanding nature of our work – with families and clients providing feedback that they prefer working with more senior clinicians.  However, when we met Carolyn we were really excited to have her to begin her career with us. She’s dynamic, passionate…

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