Learning From Our Clients

Learning From Our Clients

There is no one that teaches us more about the work we do than our clients themselves. This is true for any of the helping professions and is certainly true for speech pathologists. It is through our interactions and applying theory, practically, to the presenting...
Just Time and Juggling in Times of Covid

Just Time and Juggling in Times of Covid

Just Time and Juggling in Times of Covid (Or, you couldn’t write a manual to solve this!) We all maintain good health and hygiene practices, right? 1.5m apart, washing hands with soap, sneezing into elbow, staying at home if unwell, etc. It’s this ‘staying home if...
Change Flooding Up

Change Flooding Up

Above image: left to right: Linda McKillop, speech pathologist & Orton-Gillingham master trainer; Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Kate Warner AC, Governor of Tasmania; Rosie Martin, speech pathologist. “We’ve been talking about improving the literacy rates...
My Friend Linda

My Friend Linda

I first met my dear friend Linda McKillop more than 30 years ago. I met her in the waiting room at the then Clarence Community Health Centre. I was a 24 year old ‘speechie’ working there two days each week; she was a 22 year old speechie working for the Education...