Leana Matodes is an accredited DIR Model Floortime Provider and has received extensive training through ICDL (USA). She is also trained in the PROMPT Approach, variety of Feeding Approaches (e.g. Food Chaining), Therapeutic Listening Therapy and Theraplay Informed Practice and has received her NDT training and Advanced NDT Training. This enables RTC to provide a unique and holistic approach to all communication difficulties/disorders. Find out more about Leana.
RTC is dedicated to empower all caregivers working with the child with the necessary strategies, reading material, coaching and observations that will support progress with this integrated and “bottom-up” approach.
The programs usually include all areas where support is required (eg. oral motor development, sensory, successful two way communication, social skills, friendship sessions, speech sound production, language development, reasoning and thinking skills).
Our training and extensive experience
equips us to:
• Provide in-depth assessments
• Develop unique and individual
programs for the child and caregivers
• Compile summary / in-depth reports
• Consult with the team members or
• Provide you with strategies and reading
materials that will assist you in the home and
Dedicated to helping children
Relate, Think and Communicate.
With the parent’s permission, a child can be referred directly to RTC Speech Pathology.
Please check with your health fund as a rebate may be provided for speech pathology. Clients may also be eligible for a rebate through Medicare if they obtain a referral from their General Practitioner. RTC is registered with NDIS, FaHCSIA and Better Start.
RTC is a paediatric practice that values family empowerment, caregiver training & education to support the communication development of their child. RTC supports a team approach to enable the child to progress on all aspects of their development.