Our Team

Meet our team of  Speech Communication Therapists serving the Melbourne and surrounds.

 
Jan Mackey

Jan Mackey

Director
Principal Speech Pathologist

Jan Mackey is the principal  Speech Pathologist at Applied Communication Skills, specialising in interdisciplinary, community based rehabilitation for the management of communication disorders.  Jan has lectured and practiced in the area if complex cognitive-communication impairments following ABI.  She has co-authored a number of communication resources that are widely used throughout Australia and the UK.  Jan has an ongoing interest in the development and implementation of practical resources for language and social communication,  combining the theoretical and practical elements of the skills that underpin successful communication.

  • B. App. Sci (Speech Pathology)
  • M.A. (Applied Linguistics)

Contact:

Mobile: 0407 985 376

Email:  jan@appliedcommunicationskills.com.au

 

Helen McCulloch

Helen brings a wealth of knowledge of augmentative communication systems and many years of targeting communication need with practical systems. Helen has considerable experience as a speech pathologist and brings a high level of dedication and gentle care to her clinical work . 

  • B. App. Sci (Speech Pathology)

Contact: 

Email: helen.mcculloch942@gmail.com

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June Gladman

June is passionate in working with those who cannot speak for themselves. She has worked the last 15 or more years specialising in people with an Acquired Brain Injury.  Seeing individuals as a whole, she takes a functional approach in her work as a Speech Pathologist.

  • B. App. Sci (Speech Pathology)

Contact: 

Email:   june@appliedcommunicationskills.com.au

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Edwina Dalco

Edwina brings a passion for voice to the ACS team. Having trained with The Victorian Opera whilst completing her Speech Pathology degree, she understands the benefits of music and singing in the rehabilitation process. Edwina is currently completing a Master of Rehabilitation - Speech Pathology through James Cook University. She also brings with her a keen interest in Augmentative and Alternative Communication, and is introducing our clients to new technology everyday. Keep an eye out for her latest project: a podcast hosted by clients of ACS.

  • B. App. Sci (Speech Pathology)

Contact: 

Mobile: 0402 993 712

Email:  edwina@appliedcommunicationskills.com.au