Our Team

Lauren Salamakis
Principal Speech Pathologist, Founder and Director

B. App. Sc. (Sp Path), CPSP, MSPAA

Lauren has a background in teaching and is undertaking further studies in Autism.
Lauren has extensive experience working in school-based settings with school aged children, their families and teachers on a variety of communication difficulties. Lauren is dedicated to working with teachers within educational settings to build their capacity to support children in the context of the classroom.
Lauren is particularly passionate about early intervention and supporting children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Lauren has trained in various therapeutic techniques including, Key Word Sign, Multi lit, Pre lit, Traffic Jam in my Brain Workshop, Spalding, PECS, Hanen More Than Words, Lidcombe Program for Stuttering and Connect Therapy.

Lauren Salamakis
Speech Pathologists

At Have a Chat Speech Pathology we have six additional speech pathologists that work both in the clinic and at schools. Our Speech Pathologist asses and treat children and adults with communication and feeding difficulties.

Our therapist’s are trained in therapeutic programs such as DIR Floortime, Key Word Sign, Sounds Write, PECS, The Lidcombe Program and Feeding Therapy for Toddlers and Adolescents.