About Us

At SOS Therapy and Learning Centre we recognise that each client has an individual learning style, which needs to be respected and supported.  Children learn best when they are in a positive environment that is fun, nurturing, safe and allows them to maintain a calm and alert level of arousal in order to learn.

 

SOS Therapy and Learning Centre provides speech pathology services using movement and play based learning. We are a child and family centred practice, and believe in supporting parents with information, resources, advice and techniques to enable them to assist and encourage their child’s development at home.

 

Clare Catmore, Hannah Graham and Annabel Vaughan are members of Speech Pathology Australia and registered with Medicare and all Private Health funds. Additionally, Clare Catmore is a member of the Private Speech Pathologists Association of WA, (PSPAWA), and is a provider for the Department of Veteran's Afairs.

Our Mission

Our mission is to identify and support each client’s individual learning style, to foster a lifelong love of learning. We don’t expect children to fit into a particular pattern of learning, rather we provide the flexibility to bend to meet the individual needs of the child.

Our Team

Our Services

We provide assessment and intervention for both children and adults with speech, language and literacy difficulties, including:

  • Acquired and developmental language disorders

  • Articulation/speech sound difficulties

  • Stuttering

  • Voice Impairments

  • Delayed language development

  • Auditory processing

  • Literacy difficulties

  • Comprehension

  • Intellectual Disability

  • Learning difficulties

Clare Catmore is a Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist, who graduated from Curtin University with Distinction in 2002 (Bachelor of Science, Speech and Hearing Science).

Clare has 16 years experience as a practicing speech pathologist, 11 of these in the private sector, working with both children and adults.

 

Clare continues to maintain best practice through participation in the Speech Pathology Australia Professional Development Program, a commitment she believes is essential due to  continual advances in the field of

speech pathology.

Clare is mother to three boys aged 21, 12 and 8, and is a proactive and involved parent who continues to research child development, behaviour, learning and evidence based practice in order to support both her children and clients growth and development.

Clare has the specialist qualifications :

Lee Silverman Voice Treatment Certified clinician, Hanen Certified, PROMPT Trained, Sounds~Write, Talk For Writing, Voicecraft, Floortime and Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) trained . Clare also participates in ongoing training in the Neuroscience of Reading, Stuttering, Positive Behaviour Support, Self Regulation, Working Memory, Executive Functioning, Sensory Processing and Auditory Processing. 

Clare Catmore
BSc(Sp&HSc) CPSP
Principal Speech Pathologist

Hannah Graham
BSc(Sp) CPSP
Senior Speech Pathologist

Hannah completed her Speech Pathology degree at Curtin University, graduating with Distinction (Bachelor of Speech Pathology).

 

Hannah is a full-time practicing Speech Pathologist working with both children and adults. Hannah provides assessment and therapy across clinic, school based and community settings. She has experience providing intervention in the areas of early language development, receptive and epressive language, school based language and literacy, speech sounds, stuttering and Dysphagia (swallowing).

 

Hannah provides client-centred, holistic practice, tailoring assessment and therapy to the individual needs of each client. When working with children, Hannah provides child-centred, play based therapy in a supportive nurturing environment that fosters a life-long love of learning.

Hannah is PROMPT,  'Sounds~Write'  and 'Talk For Writing' trained and involved in ongoing professional development in the Neuroscience of Reading, Self-Regulation and Sensory  Processing.

 

Annabel Vaughan
BSc(Sp) CPSP
Speech Pathologist

Annabel graduated from Curtin University with a Bachelor of Science  (Bachelor of Speech Pathology).

 

Annabel is experienced in delivering a wide range of evidence-based language and literacy programs to children in school, community and clinic settings. She is also passionate about supporting children with speech sound difficulties and stuttering.

 

Annabel is mother to three children, aged 8, 4 and 2 years old. She is a proactive, involved, parent and speech pathologist, dedicated to supporting and nurturing children's strengths to help them develop into confident, successful individuals.

Annabel enjoys making speech therapy sessions as fun as they are functional. She believes in providing holistic services and the importance of family involvement to promote successful communication and literacy outcomes across all settings. She is 'Talk For Writing' trained and committed to ongoing professional development  in the Neuroscience of Reading, Self-Regulation and Sensory  Processing.

 

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