Sharné graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Speech-Language Pathology degree at the University of Cape Town in 2017 and then moved to Bloemfontein to complete her community service year at Pelonomi Tertiary Hospital. She absolutely loved her experience there and learned so much from working in a multi-disciplinary team. She is currently working at Nokuthula Special Needs School in Lyndhurst where she is the speech therapist in the ECD phase. She has a passion for working with children and helping them reach their full potential. She has a never give up attitude and believes in using evidence-based practice to achieve therapy goals.
Key areas of interest:
– Autism Spectrum Disorder
– Early Childhood Intervention
– Paediatric and Adult Dysphagia/Feeding difficulties
– Phonological and Language Disorders
– Literacy difficulties
-Equine assisted therapy
– Acquired Neurological Disorders
Sharné believes in using a caring, holistic and evidence-based approach to therapy. She works closely with the client, their significant others (parents, caregivers, spouses etc.) as well as with other professionals such as Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Psychologists to achieve the best possible outcome. She has a passion for working with children and believes that early intervention is the key to unlocking their full potential.