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Yamille Bequis

Hanen Certified Speech Pathologist

A bit about me:

Yamille is one of our newest additions to our Leaps & Bounds East Maitland team. She is an enthusiastic and passionate Speech Pathologist who works with clients across the lifespan.

Yamille is trained to treat both adults and paediatric clients,with a special interest in treating swallowing and neurological disorders. She is dedicated to helping her clients reach their potential and advocating for the community. Yamille is involved with Speech Pathology Australia as a general member of the board. She is dedicated to making a difference in her client’s lives and practices client-centered practices.

Yamile is LSVT certified for voice disorders, and Hanen Certified Speech-Language Pathologist with training in "More Than Words" (a specific program for children with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder), and enjoys continuing education in the areas of voice and swallowing. She has completed post-graduate training courses in numerous evidence-based programs, including the PROMPT technique (a system that gives input to the muscles of speech by using touch and pressure), Sounds-Write (a structured phonics program for literacy development), HANEN, LSVT, and VFSS Quality Improvement.

Yamille’s clinical approach to therapy is focused on client goals and their particular interests in life. She is skilled in individualising session goals to be functional and meaningful for clients, all the while making it fun and exciting! She is goal orientated and determined to help you reach your potential.

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Fun Fact:

Yamille is an ex-pat from the United States and about to become an Australian citizen. She loves Australia, the people, and the culture. She is full of life and energy, and enjoys advocating for her clients and optimizing quality of life.

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