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Lauren Haskins

Speech Pathologist, NSW

Lauren graduated with a Bachelor of Speech Pathology in 2005 and prior to opening her own business, worked in several government and not for profit organisations. Lauren established A Growing Understanding speech pathology private practice in June 2016. Lauren is passionate about the need for timely, flexible, family-focused services and is dedicated to providing high-quality, evidence-based speech pathology care.

As a passionate and active advocate for the speech pathology industry, Lauren is regularly profiled in the media and recognised as an industry leader. She is often invited to be a speaker at various industry events. Lauren is also an instructor for The Hanen Centre’s It Takes Two to Talk program involved in training and certifying speech pathologists as well as providing this program to parents of young children with language difficulties.

Lauren has been a judge of the Speech Pathology Book of the Year competition in the 0-3 years category since 2014. She has regularly been invited to provide education sessions to various community groups and early childhood centres.

Lauren currently lives in Newcastle with her husband and their two children.

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