Catherine Downs is a Certified Practising Speech Pathologist (CPSP) with Speech Pathology Australia (SPA) and is an affiliate member of the American Speech- Language- Hearing Association (ASHA).

Catherine holds a BA in Psychology from the National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG) and a BAppSc of Speech Pathology from The University of Sydney. Catherine's qualifications and experience give her a unique set of skills for dealing with clients who are having communication, literacy and learning difficulties.

Catherine is a mother of three who is passionate about helping children become confident and effective communicators.

Catherine Downs has extensive experience working with children and adolescents (18 months - 18 years) who have been diagnosed with delays and disorders, including:

• Specific Language Impairment
• Literacy and learning difficulties
• Childhood Apraxia of Speech & Phonological Disorders
• Developmental Delay
• Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
• Down Syndrome
• Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorders (ADD / ADHD)
• Hearing Impairment

Catherine is a PROMPT Trained Speech Pathologist and has had training in the DIR / Floortime approach to intervention.

For more information on the above, refer to these websites:

http://www.promptinstitute.com

http://stanleygreenspan.com/
http://www.icdl.com/

 

 

If you have any questions regarding your child,
please do not hesitate to phone Catherine for a confidential discussion on
0417 255 062

BA Psychology, BAppSc Speech Pathology, CPSP
Speech Pathology Australia Member: 10187 ABN: 33 730 277 543

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