Lara is a University of Newcastle graduate. Lara worked in Sydney in a paediatric private practice before returning to Newcastle to join the Early Start team. She is now working full time at both the Wallsend and Warners Bay offices. 

While Lara enjoys working within all areas of Speech Pathology, she has a keen interest in stuttering and has completed Lidcombe Program training with the Stuttering Unit at the University of Newcastle. Lara has also attended workshops and training on language and literacy programs for children. More recently, Lara has undertaken additional training in helping children with Autism Spectrum Disorder develop their communication and social skills.

Lara has a passion for working with children and their families. Lara enjoys seeing the  impact that working on children’s communication skills can have on their life.