Cath Fernando

Speech Pathologist
Lives on Wurundjeri Woiworung and Bunurong Boon Wurrung lands (she/her)

Cath is passionate about ensuring each person that she works with gets the best possible speech pathology outcomes to enhance their quality of life. As a former engineer and as a mother, Cath brings significant life experience to her role as a speech pathologist. Cath changed career at the age of 40 because she wanted to do work that makes a real difference in people’s lives. Cath is passionate about bringing literacy to children and adults, promoting neurodiversity, supporting people of any culture or sexual orientation, and using the latest technology in her practice.


  • Articulation
  • Coaching and training
  • Cross-cultural practice
  • Dyslexia and dysgraphia
  • Dysphagia
  • Fluency / Stuttering
  • Group intervention
  • Language
  • Learning difficulties
  • Literacy
  • Mealtime management
  • Multidisciplinary cases
  • Non-verbal communication (AAC)
  • Paediatric feeding / fussy eaters
  • Toddler and pre-school speech and language
  • Working with Indigenous and remote families