You can make a difference to your child's future

Our mission: To give families the knowledge, skills and confidence to find their children’s strengths, so they can engage and learn.

Our amazing team uses therapy techniques that can be done during everyday activities in a fun, natural way. Therapy does not need to be a chore!
Research proves that the people who make the most significant impact on a child’s d
evelopment are the ones they spend the most time with. So we mainly work with you.
This way, progress is faster!

Laura Harvey

Speech Pathologist / Director

​Laura has extensive experience working in hospitals, community centres, Speech Pathology clinics and early intervention programs. She loves her work and has studied; early language development, social interactions, picky eating, speech sound disorders, sensory processing, behaviour support strategies, stuttering, and alternative communication methods (e.g. devices).

 

Her extensive professional knowledge allows her to see children and families holistically which improves the outcomes of children.

Laura has an energetic and playful personality. She loves reading, spending time with her family, running and

eating ice-cream.

Meko Williams

Senior Occupational Therapist

Meko completed her degree in Occupational Therapy at La Trobe University in 2012, and for the past 9 years has worked in a variety of paediatric settings in Victoria and Tasmania.

 

Meko has a strong interest in infants and toddlers with a history of prematurity and neuromotor challenges as well as older children with a range of developmental disabilities including physical and cognitive diagnoses. Meko also has special interest areas in sleep and feeding challenges in children.

Hannah Reeves

Senior Speech Pathologist

Hannah is an experienced therapist and has worked across a range of settings throughout her career.

 

Hannah has a very holistic approach & understands the interplay of all areas of a child's development. Her key areas of interest are in feeding, social and emotional wellbeing & early language development. Hannah leads Dot to Dot's feeding program to help children with a limited diet enjoy food and meet their nutritional needs. She looks at many factors that could be contributing to limited food variety, including sensory, communication, behavioural and oral motor issues. 

 

Hannah enjoys spending time at the beach with her two young boys and gardening - she has over 50 house plants and is excited about starting to grow their own food in the garden at home.

Jaylee Clark

Occupational Therapist

Jaylee is an energetic, highly motivated therapist who enjoys getting to know the families and implementing practical, evidence-based strategies.

Jaylee has a passion for working in Early Childhood Intervention with a plan to specialise in neonatal interventions in the future. She has experience with sensory processing, play development, socialisation, and eating difficulties and is always up for a challenge! 

In her spare time Jaylee enjoys spending time at the beach with her rescue dog Bundi, catching up with friends and travelling!

We are committed to children's safety, to learn more see our commitment statement and information about what to look for in a child-safe organisation.

Hannah Alford

Occupational Therapist

Hannah is an Occupational Therapist who has experience working within Special Education and private practice settings. Hannah is passionate about supporting children within a family centred approach. She values building strong relationships with families and their supports to drive meaningful outcomes.  Hannah has a particular interest in supporting individuals with their development of social learning and emotional regulation. She has sought further training in areas such as social thinking, sensory regulation, toileting and trauma informed practice.

Outside of work Hannah is an artist who loves to bring creativity into all areas of her life. Hannah can often be found at the beach with her family and friends and loves to travel!

Marnie Holden

Clinical Psychologist

Marnie is a kind and understanding member of the Dot to Dot Autism Assessment team.

Marnie is passionate about working with children and believes in providing therapy and assessments that are relevant to the specific needs of the child when considering their development, their family and their broader.

With a background in social welfare, school settings and NDIS funded organisations, Marnie has developed an ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds exhibiting a range of complex needs. Marnie’s experience covers a range of issues impacting on typical development including neurodevelopmental disorders such as ASD and ADHD, learning disabilities, trauma, grief and loss, health/rehabilitation impacts and mental health impacts such as depression and anxieties.

Victoria Roache

Speech Pathologist

Victoria is passionate about making a difference in the lives of young children and their families. Victoria has a warm, empathetic and pragmatic approach to therapy and enjoys the collaborative process of the therapy journey, firmly believing in the power and impact of Early Intervention in the younger years.

Victoria has worked across governmental, non-for-profit and private practice settings and has provided therapy services for babies, children and young adults with developmental delays and disabilities. Victoria has gained additional training in programs such as Hanen ‘It Takes Two To Talk’, PODD Training, Key Word Sign.

In her spare time Victoria enjoys going for walks with her two dogs, growing plants from seeds and cuttings from her garden and is a keen baker!

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Grace Kelly

Speech Pathologist

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Jessica Scholes-Robertson

Speech Pathologist

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Hannah Harvey

Receptionist

Hannah is currently studying Psychology at university, and is planning on soon doing her masters in Speech Pathology. She has a strong passion for working with people, and loves to help whenever she can.

 

Hannah works as a special needs carer alongside working for Dot to Dot, and is keen to continue working with young children.

 

When not studying or working, Hannah loves to exercise, play with her puppy and going on picnics with friends.

Laura Kelly

Therapy Assistant

Laura has always had a passion for working with children to help them achieve their goals. From this passion she started studying Occupational Therapy at Deakin University in Geelong and is in her final year.

 

At the end of her degree she hopes to pursue a career in paediatrics where she can continue to provide therapy to children. She has extensive experience working with children with disabilities through her work as a disability support worker, University placements and private respite work over the past three years.


This previous experience and her studies have enabled her to expand her skills as a
developing therapist, she prides herself on being able to build rapport and providing therapy to the highest standard.

Ashleigh Cornell

Therapy Assistant

Ashleigh has always wanted a career in Early Intervention. It was because of this she began studying Speech Pathology at La Trobe University.
 

Ashleigh believes in the importance of empowering families throughout the therapy process to gain the skills and knowledge to implement therapy techniques during their everyday routines and activities.
 

Throughout her university placements, she has gained valuable experience working with a range of populations which allows her to provide individualised therapy to all of her clients.

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Dot to Dot Early Intervention acknowledges the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia and recognises their continuing connection to land, waters and community. We pay our respects to them and their cultures; and to Elders both past and present.

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