Infant and Paediatric Feeding (0-12 years)
Feed refusal and aversions
Oral motor difficulties
Gastrointestinal and allergic conditions
Early communication development (0-2 years)
Joanne Tran is a paediatric speech pathologist with a special focus on infant and paediatric feeding and early communication skills. Joanne completed a Bachelor of Health Sciences in Rehabilitation Counselling in 2013 and received her Masters of Speech Pathology in 2015 at the University of Melbourne. Joanne has previously held a position at the Royal Children’s Hospital working with infants and children with developmental delay, food refusal, reflux, tube feeding and other feeding and swallowing concerns. Joanne has extensive training in infant and paediatric feeding and is part of the team at Babble & Munch Speech Pathology in Eltham, a private practice focused on childhood feeding problems and early communication skills. Joanne also has a wide skill set and scope of experience in working with disorders of speech, language, fluency, literacy and autism spectrum disorder in children aged 0 – 19 years. She enjoys working in a multidisciplinary setting where the team of health professionals and families work to achieve the best possible outcomes for their children.
Joanne has volunteered at The Alfred Hospital in the ‘Mealtime Assistance Program’ and has conducted assessment for the ‘CPOL- Classroom Promotion of Oral Language’ – a research project run by the University of Melbourne, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and the Royal Children’s Hospital. Joanne currently volunteers for OIC – Cambodia Project which aims to increase awareness and speech pathology services to Cambodia.
Outside of work, Joanne enjoys travelling, being creative, and spending time with her loved ones.