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Natalie Gerrard

Natalie graduated from The University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Health Science (Speech and hearing). She then completed her Masters of Speech and Language Pathology at the University of Technology Sydney.

Natalie is an empathetic and kind clinician who is always prepared for a challenge. She enjoys working with not only children but also their caregivers and family to achieve personalised and meaningful goals. Natalie is passionate about all areas of Speech Pathology and has a particular interest in early speech and language, stuttering, and literacy for school age children. Natalie has had experience working with children and adults in private practice, community health and mobile settings.

Natalie is committed to continually expanding her knowledge to ensure she is able to provide the highest quality of care to her clients. She has training in Social Thinking (Early Learners) for Social Skills and in Accessing AAC Systems (Liberator AAC).

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Janelle Gardiner

Janelle Gardiner has a Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech Pathology) from University of Sydney. She is a Certified Practising member of Speech Pathology Australia and a member of the Private Practitioners network group in Macarthur. Janelle has 33 years of experience in Speech Pathology since graduating in 1987 and commenced her professional career working in the Macarthur Area Health Service. Janelle has worked with clients of all ages, from infants through to aged care but since 1990 she has worked only with children, both individually as well as part of a multidisciplinary team. 

From 1998 through to 2013, Janelle worked in her own Private Practice while raising her three children before moving into the Macarthur region and commencing at Glenda Browne Speech Pathology in 2013. 

Janelle has a special interest and expertise in the area of language-based learning difficulties and literacy, and has trained in the Lindamood Auditory Discrimination-in-depth Program and Visualising-Verbalising Program. 

Janelle enjoys working with children and their families to assist them in developing functional communication skills so that they reach their full learning potential and become effective communicators for life.

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Rebecca Smith

Rebecca has a Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours) with 1st Class Honours where she received the University Medal from the University of Newcastle. Rebecca has work in private practice previously before starting her journey at Glenda Browne Speech Pathology in 2019.

Rebecca is currently completing her PhD at The University of Technology Sydney. Her PhD is examining the quality of life of people with dysphagia and if their quality around mealtimes can be improved by creating visually appealing meals through the process of 3D food printing.

Rebecca believes in adapting therapy to suit her clients and their families to help them become confident communicators.  She has interest in working with children with literacy, school aged language and speech sounds difficulties. Rebecca has experience working with pediatric caseloads focusing on speech sounds, language, literacy and fluency. Rebecca has training in Developmental Language Disorders (Nat Munro), The Lidcombe Program and Blades. 

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Laura Pullin

Laura has a Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours) with 1st Class Honours from the University of Newcastle. Laura’s Honours project related to the development of speech sounds. Laura started her journey at Glenda Browne Speech Pathology in 2018.

Laura enjoys working with children and families to help them achieve their goals and develop their communication skills. She has interest in working with children with speech sound disorders. Laura has experience with paediatric caseloads ranging from speech to language, literacy, fluency and voice disorders.

Laura is continually expanding her knowledge through webinars and attending professional development days including the NSW Cultural responsiveness Workshop, a Pragmatic Organisation Dynamic Display (PODD) interest group and the Read3 Literacy workshop.