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Genevieve Ward

Qualifications

Bachelor of Health Science

Professional Associations

Certified Practising Speech Pathologist (C.P.S.P) with Speech Pathology Australia

Genevieve is a friendly and engaging clinician who adores working with children and providing evidence-based speech pathology services. She is passionate about empowering families to help their child in reaching their full potential. Genevieve strives to keep therapy fun whilst providing parents with education to enrich her sessions. Genevieve has recently, worked in another large private practice in the Northern suburbs where she worked closely with occupational therapists and joined with Melbourne Child Development in early 2018. Genevieve previously worked as an Early Childhood Educator for 5 years whilst undertaking her Masters Degree in Speech Pathology at La Trobe University.
Genevieve has additional training in a variety of speech pathology programs including:

  • The Hanen Centre: It Takes Two to Talk Program
  • The Lidcombe Program (stuttering treatment for young children)
  • PECS: Picture Exchange Communication System
  • Cued Articulation
  • SAS: Secret Agent Society

Genevieve’s areas of special interest include:

  • Late Talkers
  • Stuttering
  • Speech delays/disorders
  • Leading Social Skill groups

Genevieve hopes to expand her clinical knowledge within the feeding domain and assist infants and young children with feeding difficulties.

When Genevieve is not working she enjoys spending time with her family, creating delicious foods or exercising outdoors. She is known to others by her vibrant and warm personality and devotes her time to supporting families and nurturing children.