Meet Jackie Jenkins the owner of Subiaco Speech Pathology Services.
Jackie studied at Curtin University and graduated with a degree in Speech and Hearing Science in 1988. She also won the Clinical Prize for her year. Jackie has attended numerous PD events over the years and had to complete a PHD equivalency for her role as a Clinical Educator at Curtin University.
Tell us about the areas you are most comfortable working in
My area of special interest would have to early acquisition of literacy skills related to speech sound difficulties and Developmental Language Disorder. I love working with early primary school children who are experiencing difficulty with the building blocks of reading and writing. The privilege of making a difference in young learners lives never gets old.
What do you enjoy doing in your downtime?
I enjoy reading, cooking, bush walking and travel.
Anything else you want us to know?
I have been working with the sub committee of SPA, Speech Pathologists working in Schools for the past 18 months. Our goal has been to develop a master plan to implement getting Speech Pathologists in public schools in WA. We have developed a pilot plan and are meeting with the Education Department soon to pitch our ideas.
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