Natalie is a paediatric Speech Pathologist with over 20 years experience. She been working in the Victorian Paediatric Rehabilitation Service at The Royal Children's Hospital and Monash Children's Hospital for the past 10 years and previously worked in the acute hospital and community health settings. In February 2020, along with joining The Children's Private Medical Group, Natalie will begin working for the Acute Speech Pathology department at The Royal Children's Hospital.
Natalie specialises in feeding/swallowing difficulties for infants and children, has experience with and Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) and also conducts assessments for children to explore whether eye gaze technology access would be suitable for them. Natalie is also interested in facilitating functional communication skills for children with a wide range of communication needs.
Natalie is available to do general and specialist speech and language assessments, including assessments for Autism and also have past experience with managing feeding and speech needs of children with Cleft Lip and Palate.