B SP. Path (Hons), University of Queensland
Certified Practising Speech Pathologist, Speech Pathology Australia (CPSP)
Marion is a paediatric Speech Pathologist who graduated in 2003. She has worked with children across a number of settings including schools, homes, kindy/childcares and in the hospital context before starting Kids in the Hills Speech Pathology in 2015. Marion has previously worked at the Royal Children’s Hospital helping children with hearing impairment and cochlear implants to develop oral communication skills. She has also worked at Montrose, a not-for-profit community organisation, supporting children with a wide range of disabilities and delays in their feeding and communication skill development.
Marion is a practising member of Speech Pathology Australia and regular participates in further professional development activities. She has a specific interest in helping younger children 0-8years in the areas of late talking, prep readiness and during the first few years of schooling. Her specific areas of interest include working with speech sound disorders, late talkers and literacy difficulties. She has completed further training in the following areas:
Hanen “It Takes Two to Talk" (late talkers)
Derbyshire Language Scheme (early language development)
Sounds-Write and Read3 programs (literacy skills)
the SOS Feeding Approach