SARAH BARTON (SLP DIRECTOR)
As the principal Speech and Language Pathologist, Sarah has gained broad ranging professional skills. Sarah has worked with adults in acute and rehabilitation hospitals and in nursing homes; as well as with children in community health centres. Currently, she works with schools (in collaboration with Sydney University) to help pupils better engage with the curriculum. Sarah has spoken at many forums and popular demand seminars to principals, allied health teams, nursing staff and parent groups.
MELANIE CHIN (BHLTHSCI, MSLP)
Melanie graduated with a Masters of Speech Language Therapy from the University of Sydney. As a senior clinician and mentor, she brings valuable experience in a range of services for children in clinic, pre- school and school settings. She has also worked in hospitals providing dysphagia assessments for people who have had traumatic brain injuries and strokes.
Being able to speak Cantonese has also enabled Melanie to support Chinese families where English is not the primary language spoken in the home.
SHIRLEY TAN (MSLP)
Shirley graduated with a Master of Speech and Language Pathology from the University of Sydney. Her clinical experience includes working with young children in primary schools, focusing on speech, language and stuttering difficulties. She has also worked with adults in various settings including nursing homes and hospitals. Shirley has a special interest in working with young children as she believes early and effective intervention has a significant impact on improving their communication skills and lives. Apart from English, Shirley is also fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese and Malay.
MARWA ELARIF (BACHELOR OF APPLIED SCIENCE IN SPEECH PATHOLOGY)
Marwa is a Speech Pathologist, who has worked with clients from infancy to adulthood in a variety of settings including schools and rehabilitation hospitals. She enjoys working with people and helping them achieve their goals and improve their quality of life. Being naturally warm and vibrant helps her to develop connections with clients. Marwa is passionate about engaging children in therapy to get the best results possible in their session. Marwa is also fluent in Arabic.
MIA KHOMA (MSLP)
Mia graduated with a Masters of Speech Language Pathology from the University of Sydney. Her clinical experience includes working with clients of all ages from pre-schoolers to elderly and across a range of settings including community health centres, schools and hospitals. She has a special interest in developmental disabilities and neurological disorders with impairment of speech, language, fluency or swallowing. Apart from English, Mia is fluent in French, Portuguese and Spanish.
SAMAH TAWBE (B.APP.SCI.SPEECH PATHOLOGY).
CURRENTLY ON MATERNITY LEAVE.
Samah has had the opportunity of working in a range of schools across Sydney as well as in the country in Broken Hill and Wilcannia. More recently Samah has worked in the public schools of Penshurst West, Carlton South, Lugarno, Sans Souci and St Mary Star of the Sea (Hurstville). Her experience includes working together with teachers to deliver language enrichment activities to students throughout preschool to year 3. Samah is also fluent in Arabic (Lebanese dialect).
EVELYN URBANIAK (MSLP)
Evelyn graduated with a Master of Speech and Language Pathology from the University of Sydney. She has clinical experience with paediatrics in the school and home environment, in particular the areas of speech, language, and disability. As well as this, she has experience with adults in the community, nursing home and hospital setting including the areas of speech, language, stuttering and dysphagia. She is passionate about helping clients of all ages achieving functional goals. Evelyn is also fluent in Polish.
MEGAN TRAINOR (MSLP)
Megan completed a Masters of Speech Language Pathology at the University of Sydney. She has had clinical experience working with children in preschool, primary school and private practice environments in urban and rural settings. This experience included assessment and treatment of speech, language, stuttering and social skills difficulties. She also has experience working with adults in a variety of hospital settings, targeting speech, language and swallowing difficulties. Megan has a special interest in speech sound disorders and dysphagia.
SALLY CHOK (LEVEL 2 THERAPY ASSISTANT)
Sally is a level 2 therapy assistant who is currently studying her Masters of Speech Pathology at University of Technology Sydney. Upon graduation this year she will become a speech pathologist working in a variety of areas with adults and children. She hopes to make a positive impact on clients by improving their skills and quality of life. Apart from English, Sally can speak Cantonese and understand Mandarin.
SANA MUNRO (B.APP.SCI.SPEECH PATHOLOGY)
Over the last 4 years with ALLSALT, Sana has gained valuable experience working with both adults and children across a range of settings. She has a special interest in helping adults who have neurological disorders, in particular those resulting from strokes.
DOMONIQUE WESTON BAPPL.SCI SPEECH PATHOLOGY (HONS CLASS 1)
Dominique brings a wealth of experience to the AllSALT team having worked in Asia and extensively in the UK. She has a particular interest in working with children and adolescents. Dominique works in whole school settings and with students with Autism and Downs Syndrome.
SARAH ORLOVICH (LEVEL 2 THERAPY ASSISTANT)
Sarah is a Level 2 Therapy Assistant who is currently in her final year of Masters of Speech Pathology at University of Technology Sydney. Sarah has experience as an Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) Therapist working for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). She loves to work with both adults and children and has a strong passion for assisting clients in reaching their highest potential
After many years of managing not-for-profit organisations and businesses across a variety of industries, Richard's administrative support ensures that all our clients receive timely responses to enquiries in a professional manner. Additionally, Richard oversees AllSALT’s education and media profile, assisting our clinicians to keep up to date with the latest evidence based research into best practice in Speech-Language Therapy.