Erica graduated from La Trobe University in 2013 with a Master of Speech Pathology and has been practising as a Speech Therapist for 8 years. She was a healthcare scholar with the MOHH, and is fully registered and holds clinical supervisory status under the Allied Health Professions Council.
She has had opportunities to work in both public healthcare settings and early intervention centre where she received training in managing speech, language, cognition, swallowing and fluency disorders in adults and children.
Her experience in a local restructured hospital spans across the acute, rehabilitation, outpatient, and community settings. Apart from clinical work, she trained new graduate therapists and mentored experienced speech therapists who are taking on supervisory roles in their journey to train new therapists.
Erica worked with paediatric clients across various settings in Australia, including clinics and mainstream primary schools, as well as collaborative classroom interventions with parents and teachers in the AWWA early intervention centre in Singapore. Her experience in paediatrics includes work in the areas of Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC), literacy, speech and language disorders. She is proficient in English and Mandarin, which enables her to provide assessment and interventions in both languages, in addition to caregiver and parent training.
She strongly believes in a collaborative approach with clients and/or their caregivers to achieve the best possible outcomes.
She has seen and worked with clients ranging from 24 months to 6 years of age, with the following conditions:
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Global Developmental Delay
Training & Qualifications
Erica has attended the following:
Oral Placement Therapy Course (basic) online by TalkTools.
Introduction to PROMPT
Infant Feeding Foundation Workshop ( Babble and Munch)
Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) Level One
Master of Speech Pathology LaTrobe University, Melbourne
Recipent of Healthcare Graduate Studies Award, MOHH