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April Yumang – Speech Pathologist

April Yumang – Speech Pathologist

 

April is a paediatric Speech Pathologist who holds a Masters’ degree in Speech Pathology from Macquarie University in Sydney and a Bachelors’ degree in Science from the University of the Philippines.

She has worked extensively in Sydney private practices, and has also held professional roles in community health and hospital settings.

April is a bright, fun and knowledgeable speech pathologist who helps children of all ages and abilities to overcome their communication difficulties.

She particularly enjoys providing early intervention for very young children and has extensive experience with pre-schoolers.

April is also highly trained to help children aged 5 to 15 who have speech and language delays, speech sound disorders and literacy difficulties.

As a bilingual person, April has successfully helped many bilingual children to meet their age appropriate speech and language milestones.

With a special interest in stuttering and training in respected protocols such as the Lidcombe and the Camperdown therapy programs, April has also helped many children to eliminate their stutter and go on to happy, confident experiences at preschool and school.

April is passionate about the well-being of children with disabilities and enjoys supporting kids who have special needs. She has strong experience and post-graduate training in treating children who struggle as a result of developmental delays and conditions such as autism.

She is an integral member of our multi-disciplinary Early Intervention team and also supports children who receive NDIS, Helping Children with Autism and Better Start for Children with Disability funding.

April values the important part that families play in achieving children’s therapy goals.

She works closely with parents, teachers and other professionals so that children benefit from evidence-based strategies that work at home and in the classroom.

Rebates for appointments with April can be claimed through private health funds and Medicare (when a plan has been set up by a GP).

April works Monday to Friday at Kids First. To make an appointment with her, contact Kids First Children’s Services today on (02) 9938 5419

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