Yvette is a certified practising speech pathologist and the founder of Interactive Speech Pathology. She has worked for almost 20 years as a speech pathologist in the area of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC). She is passionate about every person having a voice, no matter how significant their challenges may be. She continues to increase her skills and knowledge of developments in this area through ongoing quality professional development, attending interstate and international conferences and training to deliver 'best practice' intervention in Western Australia. Due to her strong interest and work in AAC, Yvette is currently one of the WA representatives for AGOSCI. Yvette is also a certified PODD presenter. She has implemented PODD communication books with people from 9 months to 46 years of age, believing that nobody is too young or too old to begin with AAC. She has supported their communication partners in many different settings, including home, mainstream and special education environments, child care and in the community. Yvette has worked in programs that provide holistic intervention and understands the importance of considering the 'whole person' when considering their speech, language and communication development. Yvette is particularly passionate about supporting people with complex sensory and motor challenges to access communication. Currently Yvette is available for workshops in WA only and offers 2-day Introductory, one-day overview workshops, Alternative Access and PODD for SGDs workshops.
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