Uzman Dil Konuşma Terapisti Özgül KARA kimdir?
Avustralya’da büyüdü. 1996’da Victoria La Trobe Üniversitesinden “Konuşma Patolojisi” lisans diplomasiyla mezun oldu. 20 yıla yakın Avustralya’da çeşitli kurumlarda çalıştı. 2015 ‘de ailesiyle yurda dönüş yaptı. 2015 – 2018 yılları arası Bodrum’da hizmet verdi. 2018 Temmuz’da Çanakkale‘ ye taşındı ve burada hizmet vermeye başlamıştır.

Who is Speech Pathologist Ozgul Kara?
Ozgul grew up in Australia. In 1996, she graduated from La Trobe University (Victoria) with a “Bachelor of Speech Pathology”. She has 20 years experience working for a variety of children’s services. In 2015, she moved back to Turkey,and settled in Bodrum with her family.

 

Çalıştığı Kurumlar ( Work History )

1997- 2000 Toplum Hizmetleri Bakanligi- Ozel Cocuk Servisi
Department of Human Services- Specialist Children’s Services. Melbourne, Victoria

2000-2002 Kraliyet Cocuk Hastanesi- Uncle Bobs Cocuk Gelisim Merkezi
Royal Children’s Hospital – Uncle Bobs Child Development Centre. Melbourne, Victoria

2002-2011 Doutta Galla Toplum Saglik Merkezi- Cocuk Servisi
Doutta Galla Community Health Service- Children’s Services. Melbourne, Victoria

2011- 2015 Queensland Hastanesi – Cocuk Gelisim Servisi
Queensland Healthl – Child Development and Behaviour Service. Gold Coast, Queensland

2015 – 2018 Özel Cihan Uğurlu Rehabilitasyon Merkezinde çalıştı.

Ayrıca ev ve çeşitli kurumlarda eğitim verdi.

 

Uzmanimiz ozel alanda ihtiyaca gore, evde ,ve anaokullarda danismanlik, terapi ve egitim hizmetleri vermektedir. Uzmanimiz cift dilli olup, terapi Turkce veya Ingilizce verilebilmektedir. Gecikmeli konusma, dil gelisimi, ses bozukluklari, sesletim(artikulasyon, fonolojik) bozukluklar, kekemelik, yeme ve yutkunma gibi sorunlarla ilgilenilmektedir. Uzmanimiz okul oncesi gecikmeli konusma ve yaygin gelisimsel (Otizm) sorunlara ozel ilgi duymaktadir. Kekemelik icin Lidcombe programi sertifikasi, konusma sorunlari(artikulasyon ve motor konusma becerisi vb) icin PROMPT teknigi sertifikasi, Otizm icin PECS egitimi, ve gecikmeli konusma icin Hanen Veli Egitim Programi sertifikasi almistir. Uzmanimiz mesleki egitime onem vermektedir ve bu yuzden cesitli seminerlere katilmis, sertifikalar almistir.

Ozgul provides consultation, therapy, and education according to personal needs including within the home or preschool setting. She is fully bilingual and is able to provide therapy in Turkish or English. Ozgul is able to provide therapy for late talking and language development, voice problems, articulation and phonological process therapy, stuttering therapy and support for feeding and
swallowing difficulties. She has a special interest in late talking in the preschool years and pervasive developmental disorders (Autism). She has been trained in the Lidcombe Program for stutterers, PROMPT technique to assist with motor speech disorders, PECS for Autism, and the Hanen Parent Language Program to assist with late talkers. As a therapist Ozgul is committed to continual professional development.

 

    • Mesleki Egitimler/Sertifikalar ( Professional Development ):

      Certificate of Advancing Clinical Education, La Trobe Uni Lidcombe Program
      P.R.O.M.P.T Training by Deborah A. Hayden, M.A.
      Hanen -It Takes Two To Talk Parent Language Training Program
      PECS The Picture Exchange Communication System Training
      PECS, SPIT, and Beyond- Functional Strategies for non-speaking clients
      Autism Spectrum Disorders Workshop by Diane Yapko
      Teaching Pragmatics to Children with Autism
      Early Communication Skills in Autism Spectrum Disorders
      Parent Child Mothergoose training
      Tuning Into Kids Training
      Blades –Adding Meaning and Interaction to Language Therapy training
      Developmental Verbal Dyspraxia Workshop by Dr. Anne Ozanne
      Feeding Teleconference SCOPE
      Velopharyngeal Incompetence Teleconference
      Aided Communication by Jann Kirkland
      Augmentative and Alternative Communication for Beginners
      Before Choice Making- Developing Early Communication Skills
      Auditory Processing Problems Workshop
      Community Based Speech and Language Therapy for Preschool Aged Children Seminar
      What’s New in the Management of Early Language Delay Seminar
      MACS (Maroondah Approach to Clinical Services) Training
      Launchpad Leadership training
      Department of Human Services Core Health Promotion Short Course
      Managing Group Problem Solving Course

Mesleki Uyelikler ( Professional Memberships ):

  • The Hanen Centre | Speech and Language Development for Children (www.hanen.org)
  • The PROMPT Institute (www.promptinstitute.com)
  • Speech Pathology Australia (www.speechpathologyaustralia.org.au)

Özel Ödüller ( SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENTS):

Terapistimiz 2008 de “Kulturler Konusuyor; Aileler Konusuyor” Dezavantajli Insanlarin ve toplumlarin sagligini iyilestirme projesinde yer almis, Victoria Saglik Bakanligi tarafindan Altin kategori de odul kazanmistir.

2008 Victorian Public Healthcare Awards Gold Winner in the category of: Improving the health and wellbeing of disadvantaged people and communities- “Talking Cultures; Talking families”