Kate Jackson is a Speech and Language Pathologist, who came to this profession following a long, and rewarding career in education, both in Australia and overseas.
Kate has a Master of Speech Language Pathology from The University of Sydney, and a Master of Special Education from Macquarie University. Kate is a Practising Member of Speech Pathology Australia.
Kate has worked with children and their families for over 20 years. She brings to her work a wealth of knowledge and skills that have been acquired through working as a Speech and Language Pathologist and as a Special Needs Teacher. This makes her unique, as she is acutely aware of the speech, language and literacy skills that are required for pre-school and school aged clients to function in a classroom setting.
In addition to providing assessments and therapy services directly to clients, Kate is experienced with working with educators to help them support children with speech, language and literacy needs in the mainstream classroom. Kate is experienced with the consultation and collaborative planning process required to ensure children with delays in speech, language, and literacy receive the support they need at school. Her experience has led to invitations to present at conferences and network meetings in Asia, and locally.
Kate is accredited by the internationally regarded Hanen Centre in Canada to run the ‘It Takes Two to Talk’ Hanen parent training program. She is a qualified facilitator of Secret Agent Society Program. She is trained in the Lidcombe Program for childhood stuttering. Kate has extensive literacy qualifications including; Spalding Method for literacy (Levels 1 and 2), MultiLit Reading Tutor Program (Revised) and MiniLit literacy intervention program. Kate is experienced in providing systematic, intensive instruction to people with delays in literacy.
Kate is dedicated to working with clients to reach their potential, and with schools, as they work to support students with speech, language and literacy challenges.
Kate Mulheron is a dedicated and caring Speech and Language Pathologist. She completed her Master of Speech Language Pathology at the University of Sydney, where she developed her holistic, family-centred approach to her assessments and therapy sessions. When creating plans for clients’ management, she works collaboratively with families, teachers, and other professionals, to ensure that all goals are functional, achievable, and realistic for everyone involved.
Kate has experience working with clients of all ages in homes, hospitals, schools, and clinics. She particularly enjoys working with pre-school and school-aged children to help them reach their full potential with their speech, language, literacy, and social communication. Kate works hard to ensure that all her sessions are enjoyable for her clients while also being evidence-based and effective for achieving the clients’ goals. She tailors each of her therapy plans to the individual needs of her client.
Kate is accredited by the internationally regarded Hanen Centre in Canada to run the ‘It Takes Two to Talk’ Hanen parent training program. She is trained in PEERS Social Skills Program for Adolescents. Kate has literacy qualifications in Sounds Write. Kate is experienced in providing systematic, intensive instruction to people with delays in literacy.
Kate is a member of Speech Pathology Australia and is committed to life-long learning, keeping up with current research and attending professional development.