About Acquired Brain Injury in Children
Children with an Acquired or Traumatic Brain Injury may have learning needs that change as the demands of the curriculum become more abstract, especially in secondary school. Kathryn brings experience across K-12 and is able to tailor strategies and adjustments to maximise student success and help students demonstrate their knowledge.
Traumatic Brain Injury Speech Therapy Activities and Learning Strategies
Kathryn is able to work within the curriculum content in order to support student learning and customise activities, supports and strategies to individual student needs.
Kathryn has experience working with school age students across K-12 at all stages of their traumatic brain injury recovery journey, as both a member of the HNE Kids Paediatric Brain Injury Team and classroom teacher. She is able to support students to achieve their potential across all areas of learning whether they are completing a mainstream program of study or a Life Skills program of study within the mainstream classroom.
In addition, Kathryn has a successful track record of supporting Stage 6 students to access appropriate Disability Provisions for their HSC and understands both the Nationally Consistent Collection of Data Model (NCCD) for school based funding supports as well as the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
Kathryn brings experience in oral language and literacy to support students in the areas of academic learning and essay writing and maximise their success at their final Year 12 Examinations (NSW HSC) and can support their successful transition into life beyond school.