Speech Pathology

Assessment and intervention.

Speech Pathology

Meet the Team

Kylie Blaszczyk

With over 20 years of clinical experience as a Certified Practising Speech Pathologist, Kylie has worked with a wide range of client groups experiencing speech, language, communication and literacy difficulties. Kylie has worked across a number of settings including Melton Health (Speech Pathology Team Leader), RCH CAMHS (Autism Assessment Team Leader), schools, hospitals, community clinics and private practice. Kylie’s current caseload as a Director and Senior Speech Pathologist consists of Autism Spectrum Disorder assessments, supervision and training of the Speech Pathology team and consulting for various stakeholders. Kylie has extensive experience and a special interest in teaching and training others about the impact of speech, language and literacy difficulties. Alongside her private clinical caseload, Kylie also works as a Clinical Educator for LaTrobe University and the Australian Catholic University (ACU) supervising Speech Pathology students undertaking the practical component of their training whilst on professional placements within Little Kingdom Therapy.

Kylie enjoys spending time travelling with her family and friends and is an avid reader.

Paris Bowden

Paris graduated from La Trobe University with a Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Speech Pathology. Paris has a special interest in supporting young children with literacy difficulties such as Dyslexia and Dysgraphia. She also enjoys ensuring goals are functional, to receive the most impact from therapy. In her spare time, she loves to bake sweet treats or play with her Golden Retriever, Aubrey. You can usually find Paris running baking groups at Little Kingdom Therapy, as she loves to blend her passion for cooking and social skills together.

Paris looks forward to supporting you and your child to achieve their goals!

Navleen is a Speech Pathologist at Little Kingdom Therapy. She has a Bachelor of Speech Pathology and is a member of Speech Pathology Australia. Navleen has worked in schools as well as public and private clinics with children 1 to 17 years of age. She is passionate and enthusiastic about getting to know children and using their interests to make therapy more engaging. Navleen enjoys working in all areas of Speech Pathology but is particularly interested in early language, minimal/non-verbal children, feeding and swallowing. Navleen goes above and beyond for our Little Kingdom Therapy families and strongly believes in a family-centred approach to therapy and empowering and creating partnerships with families.

In her spare time, Navleen loves baking, arts and crafts.

Jenna Goricanec

Jenna graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Speech Pathology. Jenna is particularly interested in speech sound disorders, language facilitation and literacy. She enjoys her role as a Speech Pathologist for children as she can use her creativity to plan and provide sessions that are highly engaging and incorporate the child’s interests. Jenna loves getting to know clients and working with their families to establish relationships that create a positive change.

In her spare time, Jenna loves going to the gym, playing netball, playing with her dogs and spending time with her family friends.

Annie Cao

Annie is a Certified Practising Speech Pathologist with Master’s degrees in Speech Pathology and Education. She is also a Victoria registered teacher. Before joining Little Kingdom Therapy, Annie worked in a private clinic and school. She has experience working with individuals from a broad range of age groups, from early intervention to adults.

Annie is passionate about supporting individuals with swallowing and communication needs to strive for their full potential and to achieve their functional goals. Her professional training includes Hanen’s More Than Words Program and the Lidcombe Program for stuttering. She is also able to provide assessment and intervention in Cantonese and Mandarin. 

Early Intervention

Speech Pathologists provide a range of early intervention sessions as well as work with children, adolescents and adults.

This includes:

  • Developmental Delays in Language Production
  • Receptive and Expressive Language Disorders
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
  • Feeding Difficulties
  • Minimally Verbal Children
  • ADHD
  • Stuttering
  • Hearing Loss
  • Articulation
  • Specific Learning Difficulties including Dyslexia
  • Dyspraxia
  • Auditory Processing
  • Literacy