Naomi is a Speech Pathologist that completed her Bachelor of Speech Pathology at James Cook University in 2014. Since graduating, she has gained experience in multidisciplinary private practice with individuals across the lifespan with varying presentations; including a large representation of children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Intellectual Disabilities. Having lived in Townsville since the rollout of NDIS in 2016, she is familiar with the NDIS framework and expectations for both participants and providers.
She is trained to assess, diagnose and provide therapeutic intervention for various communication disorders including speech sound disorders, language disorders, fluency difficulties, feeding difficulties, social skill and pragmatic difficulties, and some Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) systems. Naomi is a Hanen Certified Speech Pathologist for both the More Than Words (MTW) and It Takes Two to Talk (ITTT) programs. Naomi is also trained in the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2) assessment.
Naomi enjoys supporting individuals and their families to achieve functional outcomes. She believes in celebrating the small achievements on the way to reaching long term goals.