After personally benefiting from speech pathology services, Danielle has a unique appreciation for the role speech pathologists play in the lives of individuals and families. During her studies, Danielle worked in placements with children and adults with various communication and swallowing difficulties across numerous settings.
Danielle also has over 2 years experience as a disability support worker. She is passionate about supporting individuals to access the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), advocating for assistive technology and caregiver supports, and supporting families to participate in and develop relationships within the community.
Danielle is dedicated to integrating the skills acquired from both fields of speech pathology and disability. Supporting early speech and language skills through augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) such as key word sign (KWS) particularly in the population of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are of particular interest for her. She is committed to working within the multidisciplinary team at Bayside Health Nook and professional development to provide high quality, practical support enhancing quality of life for clients.
Dani is a Certified Practising Speech Pathologist (CPSP) and a Member of Speech Pathology Australia (MSPA).
Bachelor of Speech Pathology - Honours (Southern Cross University, Gold Coast)
Steph is a Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist who is passionate about delivering speech therapy across the lifespan. She believes that it’s never too early or late to receive intervention and strives for everyone to have access to high-quality communication and meal time experiences.
Steph has worked on speech, language, voice and swallowing/eating with a range of clients, including toddlers, school-aged children, the elderly population and people post-stroke and head-and-neck cancer. Steph obtained her Masters of Speech Pathology from The University of Queensland, where she also completed her Bachelors of Arts (Psychology & Linguistics).
She is a member of Speech Pathology Australia and speaks multiple languages, including Indonesian and Japanese.
Masters of Speech Pathology (University of Queensland)
Bachelor of Arts - Psychology & Linguistics (University of Queensland)
Paediatric Feeding and Swallowing Education (PFASE)
Adult Videofluoroscopic Swallowing Study (Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital)
Speech Pathology Management of the Adult Patient with a Tracheostomy (Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital)