Kate Meredith (Principal Speech Pathologist)
Kate’s experience in the profession of Speech Pathology is highly varied. She has skills and experience in:
- Paediatric feeding
- Early intervention for children with delayed communication skills i.e. ‘late talkers’.
- Preschool and school aged language, articulation and fluency.
- Adolescent language and literacy.
- Voice therapy for adults with Parkinson’s Disease (LSVT).
- Consultation to Nursing Homes on modifying diets for residents with swallowing difficulties.
- Quality services to clients with a range of disabilities (including- but not limited to- Autism Spectrum Disorder, Intellectual Disability and Down’s Syndrome).
- Assessment and Implementation of Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) Systems, including high tech devices.
Throughout her career, she has worked in the public and private sector. As well as being a skilled student educator, she has mentored a large number of Speech Pathologists clinically and assisted them to develop their skills. Her most recent role in the public sector was as Head of Department at a busy Sydney Hospital, coordinating and maintaining a high quality service to inpatients and outpatients.
She is a dynamic presenter and has a keen interest in Adult Education and training.
Kate is a proud mum of 2 beautiful children.
Kate is joined at Educate to Communicate by fellow Speech Pathologists (Rashmi and Hayley), a therapy assistant (Ana) and Practice Manager (Matt).