B. Speech Therapy
Rayyan is a Certified Practising Speech Pathologist and a member of Speech Pathology Australia. She enjoys working with children as young as 2 years of age through to their teenage years. She is passionate about working collaboratively with children and their support networks to meet their goals. She also makes an extra effort to educate parents in the tools necessary to support their child’s development.
Rayyan has experience working with children with complex communication needs and diagnoses including Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Cerebral Palsy, Microcephaly and Down Syndrome. She particularly has an interest in ASD, speech sound disorders, language delays, Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) and literacy difficulties. She has experience working in a range of settings including private practice, school, childcare and social skills group. Rayyan is proactive in communicating with school teachers, providing them necessary tools, training and strategies in the class room to facilitate a child’s communication and learning.
Rayyan is a board member of Global Smile Foundation (GSF) Australia. GSF is a not-for-profit organisation that provides comprehensive care to alleviate the suffering in patients with congenital facial deformities including cleft lip and palate in developing countries. She travels with GSF to countries including Ecuador and Lebanon to provide Speech Pathology intervention.
When not at work, Rayyan is a foodie and coffee enthusiast who enjoys spending time with her husband, family and friends.
Additional Languages Spoken: Arabic
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