Janine is a Certified Practising Speech Pathologist with a Bachelor of Speech Pathology from La Trobe University.
Janine is a warm and caring professional who loves helping children develop communication skills to the best of their ability. She enjoys engaging with parents and helping them explore the best ways they can facilitate their child’s language development through everyday life experiences.
She has a particular interest in speech, developing language through play skills, early eating and feeding skill development, ASD and social skills. She is currently up to date in evidence-based practice in all range of practice areas.
She has worked with children of all ages including pre-school, primary and secondary age groups, including a paediatric dysphagia speciality role in London.
Janine has a family-centred approach to treatment and understands that families are often busy juggling the needs of multiple family members. Her approach is to make therapy and recommendations functional, achievable and meaningful for the child and family.
Janine has completed training in Hanen – More than Words, PECS, Lidcombe, Westmead Paediatric Feeding Education and Social Thinking.