Holding a Masters in Speech Pathology from Curtin University, Ann-Marie has extensive experience working with children and adolescents in the areas of speech, language and literacy. She enjoys supporting children to reach their full potential across all aspects of communication, enabling them to more effectively engage with the world around them. She has been trained to use evidence-based programs, including the structured synthetic phonics program Sounds-Write and the Talk 4 Writing program which develops spoken language skills, teaches the necessary steps for sentence, paragraph and text construction, builds vocabulary and reading comprehension skills. Ann-Marie also works as a research assistant in communication skills training relating to dementia care. Prior to becoming a Speech Pathologist, Ann-Marie worked in the corporate sector in communications and marketing. In her spare time, Ann-Marie enjoys travelling and spending time with family and friends.
Ann-Marie is a Certified Practising Speech Pathologist.