Practice Name

Mandy the Speechie

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Description

Mandy the Speechie offers practical, engaging, evidence-based care for your child. Mandy Pszczola is an experienced Paediatric Speech Pathologist (MSPA-CPSP) who has worked with families for 15+ years. She LOVES working with babies and little people who have extra challenges with their communication and feeding. Mandy has a special interest in infant development and feeding and can support your child regardless of their medical background, motor, sensory or cognitive profile.

  • Appointments are held in Ardross, WA. Mandy can also support families living in rural or remote areas- video calls and phone consults are available. Home visits on request.
  • Mandy the Speechie offers services for children with an NDIS plan (self-managed and plan-managed only), private health fund rebates and Medicare rebates for children with a Chronic Disease Management Plan (speak to your GP).
  • Mandy is trained in Hanen (It Takes Two to Talk and Target Word), PROMPT, Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) approach to feeding, Circle of Security, Infant Monitor of vocal Production (IMP), Key Word Sign and Bayley-4 developmental assessment.

Mandy looks forward to working with your family to support your child's development.

Phone

0490 854 900

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  • Monday

    9:00 am - 3:00 pm

  • Tuesday

    12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

  • Wednesday

    9:00 am - 3:00 pm

  • Thursday

    9:00 am - 3:00 pm

  • Friday

    N/A

  • Saturday

    N/A

  • Sunday

    N/A

  • May 19, 2024 4:07 am local time

Services

Babies: Making sounds- Babbling- Using actions and gestures- Interacting with the special people in their world- Moving towards first words- Playing with people and toys- Understanding their world- Looking to faces- Listening to voices- Book sharing- Singing- Enjoying feeds- Swallowing safely- Starting solids- Progressing through food textures

Toddlers: First words- Using actions and gestures- Sending more messages- Using more sounds- Connecting with others- Using a range of word types- Interacting with words and phrases- Learning through play, songs, books and fun interactions- Understanding words and phrases- Enjoying family mealtimes- Swallowing safely- Enjoying more tastes and textures

Young children: Using language in play- Using language to connect with others- Learning speech and language through play, songs, books and fun interactions- Using new sounds- Saying words clearly- Using longer sentences to communicate- Using a range of words to send messages- Understanding questions and concepts- Following instructions

Feeding: Infant feeding- Feeling safe and comfortable to accept feeds, start solids, be a part of family mealtimes and try new foods- Working towards positive oral feeding experiences- Working with your team (family, Paediatrician, OT, Dietitian) to holistically support oral feeding- Following your child’s cues to build feeding skills at their pace- Assessment and management of swallow safety- Developing chewing skills- Progressing onto new textures- Tube weaning (with your team)

Referral information

Self-referrals welcome.

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