Amanda is a dedicated and compassionate speech pathologist who enjoys working with adults to achieve their communication and swallowing goals.
Since graduating, Amanda has worked across a variety of settings including within the community, residential aged care facilities, and inpatient and outpatient hospital settings.
Amanda is passionate about supporting her clients to achieve functional communication and optimal safety and enjoyment at mealtimes. Amanda strongly believes in adopting a person-centred approach when delivering therapy whereby meaningful and individualised therapy programs are developed collaboratively with the person, their support network and the wider multidisciplinary team.
Amanda has a special interest in acquired neurological communication disorders resulting from stroke, brain injury, or neurodegenerative conditions. Amanda also enjoys supporting communication and swallowing in those who present with Autism Spectrum Disorder, neurodegenerative conditions (such as Parkinson’s Disease, Motor Neuron Disease, and Multiple Sclerosis), Cerebral Palsy, and Intellectual Disability.
Amanda has experience in prescribing and delivering therapy using alternative and augmentative communication methods; providing mealtime assessments and recommendations for those with complex disabilities; and, providing social communication therapy guided by neuro-affirmative practices.
Amanda graduated from the University of Queensland in 2019 with a Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours) and is a certified member of Speech Pathology Australia
Amanda can see clients in their homes, the community, in clinic or via telehealth for appointments. Sheis based in Brisbane South and supports Brisbane South, CBD, North Brisbane, and Logan areas.