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About Us

To bring hope and honour the dignity of each person we serve...
Mildred Tan  Director (Speech Pathologist/ Keyworker)
Masters of Speech Pathology (Queensland University)
Masters of Special Education (Newcastle University Sydney)
Postgraduate Diploma (Food Technology) (University of New South Wales).

Mildred is passionate about supporting her clients and wants to make a positive difference in the lives of the people she works with, whilst making therapy enjoyable and giving support to the family and their communities. She believes that it is of great importance to increase the self-esteem and confidence of the individual, whilst working towards their goals.

She has had 20 years of experience working in both Paediatric and Adult Speech Pathology. She has worked in a variety of settings including early intervention, school age clinics, playgroups, preschools, schools and hospitals as well as in Private Practice and various NGOs across Australia and Asia. She has extensive experience and knowledge working with children with developmental and genetic disorders, audiological, communication, Dyslexia, literacy and speech needs as well as adults with neurogenic speech, language, hearing and swallowing difficulties. In 2007, Mildred was awarded a Postgraduate Scholarship by the Royal Institute of Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) in Sydney to complete a Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies (Auditory-Verbal Practice) at the University of Newcastle in Sydney. Mildred is currently completing her higher degree research studies at the University of Adelaide and is specializing in individuals with Multiple Sclerosis that have swallowing and communication difficulties.


Mildred is a continuation education junkie and has completed many workshops as well as run presentations for parents, other professionals and education staff. She is a certified LSVT clinician, holds certificates in dyslexia, literacy, dyscalculia and numeracy teaching and is PODD and is M.O.R.E sensory integration and a PEER  trained clinician. She holds a Masters in Special education from the University of Newcastle in Sydney and continues to attend continuing education courses and train with the interest to support clients with the latest updates in alternative, augmentative communication devices.

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