Andrea McDermott

Andrea is currently on leave.

Andrea is a skilled and enthusiastic therapist. She has experience in Alternative and Augmentative Communications (AAC) systems, and is trained in Key Word Sign, Language Acquisition through Motor Planning (LAMP) and Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS). She has a strong interest in supporting social skill development, with experience in facilitating the Secret Agent Society Social Skills Program and Lego based social skills groups. Andrea has experience in developing and implementing individual and group based School Readiness programs. She is Hanen Certified and enjoys running workshops and training for parents/carers and other professionals. Andrea has completed postgraduate training in feeding and mealtime management, as well as Positive Behaviour Support. Andrea enjoys working with families to support their child’s communication needs and is passionate about supporting inclusion and participation in the community.