Loretta joined our team in 2016, working across our Thornbury and Footscray clinics as well as providing some school based services to a paediatric caseload. She believes strongly in evidence-based practice and involving family and caregivers in a child’s development and success.
Loretta brings over 7 years experience from her work in community health, early intervention services and schools. She is passionate about working with children with disorders of speech, language, literacy and fluency and incorporating games, books and play in therapy strategies that parents can feel confident about replicating in home routines. Loretta has a special interest in complex feeding, children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, and early speech and language development.
Loretta is PECS, Hanen and SOS accredited and also provides services for fluency services for children aged 3-7 under the Lidcombe certified program.