About our practice

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A gameplan for life

We know that speech, language and literacy acquisition is a continuum that extends from birth right through to adulthood, which is why we take the lifelong connection between speech, language, literacy and learning very seriously.  We believe that language and literacy development is the most important thing that your child will learn at school.

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A collaborative approach

We know that parents play the most important role in a child’s development and that the majority of children’s speaking and listening happens at home with family and friends. We work with the family, educating about language and literacy and providing you with a toolbox of strategies to work on at home. We also work with educators to ensure a consistent approach as children learn best when the specialists, families and schools work together to achieve common goals.

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A team of specialists

Our therapists not only have an in-depth understanding of school curriculum, they are also trained in the language and literacy foundations that underpin all school subjects. If you want the experts who can build up the fundamentals that your child is missing whilst incorporating grade appropriate curriculum work, then we can help you.

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A commitment to your child's future

We work with you to determine whether your child may benefit most from individual, group, or a home program implemented by you. Regardless of the program, you can help to support your child’s learning by: ensuring regular attendance; sharing information about your child with us and other educators; talking about what you want your child to learn; being involved in regular learning activities involving listening and talking; and working on learning goals at home.

 

The Gameplan team

Everyone works at Gameplan because they like seeing that “lightbulb” moment with kids.
— Nate, Gameplan consultant 2014-2016
 

We are a group of speech-language pathologists and teachers dedicated to ensuring that your child has the best chance to succeed at school. Our specialists not only have an in-depth understanding of school curriculum, they are also trained in the language and literacy foundations that underpin all school subjects. Our team are experts who can build up the fundamentals that your child is missing whilst incorporating grade appropriate curriculum work.

 

Click on the photos below for more information about each team member.

Olivia Connelly
Director, Gameplan

Kate Augello
Speech-Language Pathologist

Lauren Walsh
Speech-Language Pathologist

Mel Anthonisz
Speech-Language Pathologist

 

Saskia Hammond
Education Consultant

 

Emily Stewart
Speech-Language Pathologist

Sharon Klieve
Speech-Language Pathologist

Dylan Mercieca
Speech-Language Pathologist

Teri Sibson
Speech-Language Pathologist