Cassie Wilcox and Chloe Shields are Certified Practicing Speech Pathologists with Speech Pathology Australia. Cassie and Chloe studied together at La Trobe University and share passions, philosophies and a love of connecting with others. Together they hold extensive and far reaching experience across a range of areas of speech pathology.
Chloe has worked in both Private Practice and Community Health settings, currently also working in Early Childhood Intervention, with children and adolescents with a disability, within a multidisciplinary Autism assessment team, and with Kindergarten teachers in early childhood education settings. Chloe has completed training in Key Word Sign, Cued Articulation, Hanen 'More than Words' and 'Learning Language and Loving It', Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), and Pragmatic Organisation Dynamic Display (PODD). Chloe is passionate about working in partnership with families and working with an individual's strengths to achieve the best therapy outcomes.
Cassie is an experienced speech pathologist who has worked in both public and private settings and is currently part of a research team within La Trobe University. She engages fantastically with children and their families and has a thorough understanding and appreciation of early intervention for childhood speech and language development. Her extensive experience working with children and adolescents with developmental delay, Autism Spectrum Disorder and speech and language difficulties coupled with her experience working with adults with a range of presentations places Cassie in a great position to help those within the local community. Cassie is an advocate for Communication Partner Training to enrich the lives of people after a stroke, currently holds a position on the Aphasia Victoria professional committee and is passionate about raising awareness of aphasia.