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Sound Bites (Speech and Feeding) is an Adelaide-based Paediatric Speech Pathology Service which specialises in feeding and communication from birth to adolescence. We have a mix of experience and enthusiasm designed to help you and your child reach their goals.

Alison Spurr

Alison Spurr is an experienced Speech Pathologist who has worked at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital (Craniofacial Department and Allied Health), Department of Education and is now a Senior Paediatric Speech Pathologist at Flinders Medical Centre. Alison has been a Clinical Educator for Flinders University for nearly 10 years and currently lectures in the areas of cleft lip and palate in the Masters, Undergraduate and Audiology programs.

 

 

Brianna Musolino

Brianna Musolino has experience supporting babies and children with communication and feeding difficulties across a range of settings, including as a student at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital Early Communication Clinic and at Flinders Medical Centre Cleft Clinic and Feeding Clinic. Brianna has worked as a paediatric speech pathologist for over two years, delivering speech pathology services within homes, schools, kindergartens, child care centres and at our clinic. Brianna excels in this area of practice having a natural and authentic understanding of the difficulties that children and their families face at mealtimes and when there are communication difficulties. Brianna has a particular interest in working in the area of early intervention to support babies, young children and families to foster and develop early communication skills. Brianna has specific training in Augmentative and Alternative Communication including PODD (Pragmatic Organisation Dynamic Display) and Proloquo2Go. Brianna is also trained in the S.O.S. (Sequential Oral Sensory) approach to feeding and working with children with sensory processing challenges.

Rhianna Cheney

Rhianna Cheney is an empathetic and passionate Speech Pathologist that will work closely with you and your family. Her genuine and caring interest in supporting people with communication difficulties guides her to build trusting relationships with each person that she works with. It is this that has driven Rhianna to enjoy over two years working in private practice across a range of settings, including homes, schools, kindergartens and in-clinic. Whilst she was studying, she also travelled to India to work in a special school, and competed placement through the Department for Education and Child Development in Port Augusta. Rhianna’s motivation and ongoing dedication to learning, supports her to seek the most appropriate evidence based approach and to ensure that therapy is tailored to suit each individual and their needs. She has completed specific training in Augmentative and Alternative Communication including PECS (Picture Exchange Communication System), PODD (Pragmatic Organisation Dynamic Display) and Proloquo2Go. Rhianna also enjoys supporting children with their social interactions and so completed further training presented by Michelle Garcia Winner on “Using the Social Thinking Methodology to Support Social Learning”. 

Quinn Dang

Quinn Dang is a certified paediatric Speech Pathologist with over a years’ experience working with children of all ages, ranging from babies through to adolescents. She has worked in various settings, including child care centres, kindergartens, schools and homes. Quinn adopts a family-centered approach, working closely with children and their families to address the child’s speech, language and feeding difficulties. She believes in building a strong rapport with her clients and ensures that therapy sessions are always fun and motivating, tailoring them to each child’s interests and needs. Quinn is a fluent Vietnamese speaker and has a particular interest in working with families across different backgrounds to support them with understanding and addressing their child’s needs. She has had experience working at the Flinders Medical Centre Cleft & Feeding Clinic and at an Indigenous school with the Department of Education for her university placements. Quinn is also trained in Augmentative & Alternative Communication, including PODD (Pragmatic Organisation Dynamic Display) and Proloquo2Go, as well as in using the S.O.S. (Sequential Oral Sensory) approach to feeding for problem feeders.

Alison, Brianna, Rhianna and Quinn manage patients as a team, with continuous liaison regarding the best evidence and the best supports for children and families.

We are a registered provider with private health funds, medicare and the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIS).

Sound Bites has links to other Allied Health professionals and Paediatricians. In this way, we are happy to support a holistic approach to your child’s development. 

Sound Bites has clinic rooms available in Blackwood, but are supportive of home, child care, school and kindergarten visits to support your child as much as possible in their natural environment.