Rachel Horton

Speech Pathologist

Rachel is a passionate Speech Pathologist who is enthusiastic and enjoys working with children, adolescents and adults with a range of developmental and acquired communication difficulties.

Rachel has completed a Masters of Speech Pathology at the University of Sydney and has been educated in the most up to date evidence-based treatment approaches. She has experience working with both adults and children to achieve functional communication goals. Rachel is passionate and driven by her want to help people.

Rachel has an interest in speech sounds, language, literacy and social communication skills in the preschool and school age population. She uses a range of fun and exciting approaches to ensure children enjoy themselves while achieving functional communication goals. Rachel also has an interest in stuttering and is able to assess and treat preschool children and adults using the Lidcombe and Camperdown Programs for stuttering, the two latest evidence-based approaches. She completed further professional development in 2019 allowing her to assess and treat school age children who stutter using the ‘Syllable timed Speech’ approach. Rachel is keenly involved in supporting functional speech and language-based goals to adult clients with Rehab on the Move and Body Brain Fitness (BBF). Rachel has a particular interest in acquired communication disorders, swallowing and early onset dementia in the adult population. She has experience implementing a range of evidence-based therapy approaches to improve speech and language outcomes with individuals post stroke and traumatic brain injury. Rachel enjoys working with clients and their families to achieve goals that assist them in their everyday lives.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Speech, Hearing and Language Sciences
  • Masters of Speech Language Pathology 2018

Rachel enjoys spending time with her family and friends, travelling and cooking.