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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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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Two and Talking – Term 2, 2019

If your Miss or Mr 2 is not quite using the words you’d expected, or if you’d like some ideas and strategies for encouraging your 2 year old to use more words, then this group program, running in Term 2 and 3, might be just what you’re looking for. “Two And Talking is a group…

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We welcome Dilinie back from Alice Springs!

Hello. My name is Dilinie and I’m very excited to be joining the DWSP team this year. I have always loved working with children and became a speech pathologist because I loved the idea of helping children learn the power of communication. I love my job as I get to play with children all day…

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Welcome to Jaclyn!

Jaclyn joined the DWSP team in early 2019 after returning from working and travelling in London and Europe. Prior to her international roles Jaclyn worked with the Department of Education across Melbourne schools for over 5 years. Jaclyn completed her postgraduate study with a Masters of Speech Pathology at The University of Melbourne and is…

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Services now in Eltham!

From 1 September, 2018, we’ll be offering services at our new clinic at 22 Dudley St, Eltham The new clinic is a short walk from the train station, with easy parking in the Coles carpark across the road from the clinic. We’re sharing the new premises with a child and adolescent psychologist, a podiatrist and…

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My day at work in a school – a speech pathologist story

  “What did you do in speech therapy today?” his teacher asked. “Played Bop It!” said the student. Yes! Mission accomplished! I thought, as I looked at the teacher and laughed out loud. Since we use so many games and activities to work on our goals – our students often don’t realise they’re learning new…

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