languageforlife-logo

Speech Pathologist

Qualifications:

Tharasi is a Certified Practising Speech Pathologist with a Bachelors in Science majoring
in anatomy and neuroscience at the University of Melbourne and a Master of Speech
Pathology at the University of Melbourne. She has completed additional training in DIR
Floortime and PROMPT.

Experience:

Tharasi  has a clinical experience delivering services to children between the ages of 0-10
years across a range of settings including community (home, kindergartens,
schools), in clinic and telehealth.

She has experience in supporting children with.

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Speech Sound Disorders
  • Global Developmental Delay
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Pura Syndrome
  • Angelman & syndrome
  • Down Syndrome
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

 

Areas of expertise:

She is strongly passionate about supporting all children to achieve their

  • Language
  • Speech
  • Literacy and communication goals
  • Advocacy and empowering those involved in the children

Her special interest areas include

  • Early intervention
  • Fluency
  • Alternative Augmentative Communication (AAC) and social communication.

She is also a strong advocate for inclusion and supporting families from
linguistically/culturally diverse backgrounds in the process of assessment, diagnosis
and overall care.

Little about me

Tharasi is dedicated to delivering family-centred practice, working collaboratively with parents, to ensure best quality of care for their children.