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Robyn Stephen – Principal Speech Pathologist

B. App. Sc (Speech Pathology), M.S.P.A.A., V.I.S.P., C.P.S.P.

 

Qualifications

Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech Pathology)

Trained provider and facilitator of the Secret Agent Society program

Cellfield Reading Intervention Provider

DIR Floortime Practitioner

Social Thinking Clinical Trainee

Certified provider of Hanen programs

 

Professional Associations

Certified Practising Speech Pathologist with Speech Pathology Australia

Robyn is the founder and Principal of Robyn Stephen and Associates and has over 30 years clinical & management experience in Speech Pathology in public health, education, and independent practice.  Her vision together with her team of 5 Speech Pathologists and her client services team is to provide the highest standard of Speech Pathology service to families to investigate, create means, and facilitate a child, adolescent or young adult’s ability to achieve their communication and learning potential.

Robyn has worked extensively with Speech Pathology Australia (SPA) educating and advocating for children’s communication and learning opportunities including recently writing and presenting a self study module on Screening, Assessment and Differential Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders; presenting an industry professional development workshop on A Developmental Approach to the Treatment of Children with Autism and their families, consultation on their response to the Autism State Plan; contribution to the SPA Autism Spectrum Disorder Advisory Group; and various contributions to media, forums and presentations to school groups, parent groups and colleagues. Robyn Stephen & Associates is also a founding member of the Beyond Autism and Better Start Therapy consortiums: Early Intervention Provider Panel Members under the helping children with disabilities Federal Government initiative and are the lead Victorian licensee of the highly successful Cellfield program: a breakthrough computer intervention for reading disorders.

In May this year, Robyn was elected to the National Council of Speech Pathology Australia.

 

Media Appearances

Robyn was recently interviewed by Alan Brough (11/9/11) on ABC 774 (click here to listen to the interview), and was a talkback guest on Hilary Harper’s show (8/10/11), also on ABC 774.