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Abby Gander graduated with a Bachelor of Speech Pathology at Australian Catholic University. She has worked in not-for-profit, private practice and as a mobile and community therapist.

She has worked with a large range of children including clients with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Cerebral Palsy, Fragile X Syndrome, Angelman Syndrome, Down Syndrome, Rett Syndrome, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Oppositional Defiance Disorder, Global Developmental Delay and Intellectual Disability.

Abby’s areas of interest are early intervention and Alternative and Augmentative Communication. Abby is passionate about building families knowledge so they are able to feel confident and achieve their goals.

Abby has completed the following professional development:
  • LAMP Words For Life Workshop
  • Liberator AAC Training: ACCESS
  • Working with young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Being evidence based and effective
  • Sue Larkey Online Workshop: Teaching strategies and behaviour support. 
  • Tony Attwood Online Workshop: A different way of thinking, learning and managing emotions.  
  • PECS Training 
  • Complex Communication Needs Workshop
  • Key Word Sign Workshop
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of CAS using Dynamic Temporal and Tactile Cueing (DTTC)
  • Neurodiversity Affirming Practice – Adina Levy