About

Kimberley Archer is a Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist with over 13 years experience working with children from 18 months to 18 years.

Kimberley has worked within the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development as well as for prominent speech pathology Practice, Robyn Stephen and Associates. Kimberley became a senior speech pathologist in this Practice and was recognised for her knowledge and immediate rapport with students and families.

Kimberley has worked extensively with children on the Autism Spectrum. She is a member of Partners in Communication consortium in delivering FaHCSIA services for children diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder.

As a mother of two young children, Kimberley understands the importance of listening to the family needs, as well as working closely with childcares, kindergartens and schools to ensure the best possible outcomes for your child.

Kimberley has completed training in the following areas:

Kimberley Archer Speech Pathologist - Complete Communication Speech Pathology

Kimberley Archer Speech Pathologist

PROMPT (Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets)

This technique uses touch cues to the jaw, tongue and lips to help the child feel where the sound is to be made. This technique teaches a higher level of understanding of articulators and hierarchy of sound production.

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PECS (Picture Exchange Communication System)

PECS is a form of augmentative and alternative communication. Itis used to help children with difficulties with spoken language, or an Autism Spectrum Disorder to access communication to the best of their abilities. xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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Hanen – It Takes Two to Talk

It takes two to talk is a Program for parents of young children (birth to five years of age) who have been identified as having a language delay. Kimberley is able to provide this parent training. xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxximages-1

Introduction to DIR/Floortime

Developmental, Individual, Relationship based. This approach “helps educators, clinicians and parents develop an intervention tailored to the unique challenges and strengths of the child with Austism Spectrum Disorder.”¬†

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