Natalie Mudford is a Speech Pathologist who has been working in the disability sector for over 15 years. Natalie has previously worked for Community Health, Ageing, Disability & Home Care, Private Practice and the Early Childhood Intervention Co-ordination Project. Natalie also has a Certificate IV in Frontline Management, a Certificate IV in Assessment and Training and is a Certified Hanen ‘It Takes Two to Talk’ trainer. Natalie is a also a Key Word Sign Presenter, and Trainer for ‘Inclusive Communication and Behaviour Support’
Natalie is extremely motivated and passionate about working with individuals with a disability and their support networks to empower them, and work towards goals that allow them independence and better long term outcomes.
Augmentative and Alternative Communication is one of Natalie’s strong interests and she has worked with a number of clients who use speech generating devices for communication and access to everyday activities for inclusion. Natalie has worked with a large number of complex clients and clients with complex mealtime needs. Together with her Elephant in the room partners Natalie has collaborated on running various training events and looks forward to more through her work with Elephant in the Room.