COVID-19 DWSP Update: Issued 29 September 2020

We have some new guidelines this week!  Here’s the run down: In good news for Melbourne, COVID-19 case numbers continue to drop, childcare is back and primary schools are set to return to campus in Week 2, Term 4.   It’s a very welcome change for us all, especially for parents with young children who have…

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Meet and Greet with Annaliese

How long have you been with DWSP? For just over 6 years. In a couple of sentences, talk us through your role with DWSP. I work as one of the Speech Pathologists in the team here at DWSP. I see clients both at schools and the Thornbury clinic and I work with a wide range…

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Conquering the Poos and Wees – Top Tips from the Professionals

Our Occupational Therapist, Rachel Hammond, checked in to give us some top tips for toilet training our little ones. Rachel says: Toilet training can be a really tricky time and achieving clean and dry can be a challenge for so many of our little people. Understanding your child’s current toilet routines and putting in place…

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Introducing Loretta

I’m the newest kid on the DWSP block, joining the team in July 2016, after 9 years working in the public sector.  I started out teaching ESL in Singapore to adult learners then later made the serendipitous switch to Speech Pathology and haven’t looked back since. Being able to spend your day with children is…

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A pleasing Victorian Government Budget announcement…

On April 27 2016, the Victorian Government announced the key initiatives it would fund in the 2016-2017 Budget – it’s a good one for health / education (and therefore Occupational Therapy and Speech Pathology).  Hopefully it means more access to our services in schools, and faster referral pathways for preschoolers needing assessment. The budget included…

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We are now working in Yarrambat!

We are super excited to be partnering with the team at Rivers of Yarrambat to be offering sessions in their Health Centre.  If you’ve never been there, it’s a beautiful spot with coffee, hairdressing and massages on site – with a great cafe and a duck pond for the kids. As Melbourne’s northern suburb expansion…

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