Emily is a Speech-Language Pathologist who completed a Bachelor of Speech Pathology at La Trobe University.
Emily has extensive experience working with children of a range of ages in a variety of settings; including pre-school, primary and secondary schools. Her professional specialisation in paediatric speech pathology is based on experience in both 1:1 and small group settings. In this work she has focused on language, literacy, articulation and fluency (stuttering).
Emily has worked with children and families from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, including in Islamic schools around Melbourne and in Shepparton.
Due to a background in early childhood education along with her calm and gentle personality, Emily is naturally attracted to working with young children. She also has a particular interest in developing children’s phonemic awareness to support the early development of reading and writing skills.
Emily strives to make sessions motivating, fun and rewarding for students. She also places a strong emphasis on building supportive relationships with students, parents and teachers.
Emily is a registered practicing Speech Pathologist with Speech Pathology Australia.