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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Meet Esther

How long have you been with DWSP? I’ve been working at DWSP for 4 and a half years now. In a couple of sentences, talk us through your role at DWSP My role is a Senior Speech Pathologist.  This means I provide Speech Pathology services to a wide range of people from preschoolers through to…

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Meet Rachel Hammond

How long have you been with DWSP? I started work as a Senior Occupational Therapist in the DWSP team just over a year ago. In a couple of sentences, talk us through your role at DWSP My role at DWSP involves a clinical case list working as an Occupational Therapist, supporting our clients and families…

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Meet Julianne

How long have you been with DWSP? Since the very beginning, back in 2006 when the practice was just Dee on her own.   I was on maternity leave at the time, so I helped out occasionally when she needed an extra pair of hands. That gradually grew over the last 12 years to the…

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Meet Rebecca Black

 How long have you been working with DWSP? I have been working at DWSP for 3 and a half years In a couple of sentences, talk us through your role at DWSP I work as an Occupational Therapist. Many people don’t really know what that is or just think that it involves playing games all day long! My…

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Meet Roxanne

Roxanne is a Speech Pathologist based at our Thornbury rooms and also working in several schools.  She enjoys supporting upper primary and secondary students in the school based setting.   How long have you been with DWSP? I have been part of the DWSP team for almost 3 years.    In a couple of sentences,…

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Term 4 is a good time for School Entry Check Ups!

Speech pathologists are specialists in speech and language – both of which are very important ingredients for success in the classroom. Literacy, oral language, written expression, and comprehension are all areas in which speech pathologists can work with a primary school child. For example, if a child has trouble with producing speech sounds, this may…

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We are now offering The Early Start Denver Mode as a therapy approach!

What is the ESDM? How does it work? The Early Start Denver Model, or ESDM, is a family centred, play based, multi-professional therapy program for preschool children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Our clinic is really excited to be offering this model of service with several therapists in 2016. Social relationships are at the heart…

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