195 Specialist Centre and Children's Clinic

195 Specialist Centre in Bulleen offer a wide range of specialist medical services and treatment for adults and children.

Our emphasis is accessible and friendly personalised service encompassing most health needs in one location.  Our specialists have links with major tertiary hospitals such that high levels of care can be provided at a community level and supported by hospital care as required.

Ms Natalie Rezk

Paediatric Speech Pathologist

Natalie Rezk has been a practicing Speech Pathologist since 2007 and she has a vast experience with assessments, diagnosis and treatment of children who have a range of communication disorders. Natalie has worked in a variety of settings, including the Department of Education, Early Childhood Intervention Services, Disability Programs and Private Practice.

Natalie uses a range of alternative augmented communication systems such as objects, pictures, keyword signing and electronic systems to elicit communication. Due to her increasing experience with children who have an Autism Spectrum Disorder, Asperger's Syndrome and PDD-NOS, she has built up resources, techniques and strategies that can be implemented both at home and at school.
Natalie is registered with Speech Pathology Australia and is a friend to the Autism Angels Support group as well as the Asperger's Syndrome Support Network. She has been trained in using the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), Hanen: It takes two to talk, DIR: Floortime, Cued Articulation, Makaton and the Lidcombe program for dysfluent speech.

Natalie offers expert assessment, treatment and advice for the following:

  • Poor articulation
  • Dysfluency
  • Dyspraxia
  • Low level language
  • Poor literacy skills
  • Limited play skills
  • Poor social skills
  • Disabilities ie. ID and Autism

Natalie has a passion for working with children with Autism.  Natalie works with children to enhance their communication experience at home and in school.