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Jackie Jenkins graduated from Curtin University in 1988 as the recipient of the Clinical Prize with a Bachelor of Applied Science, Speech and Hearing Science. She is an experienced paediatric speech pathologist, who has worked in private practice in the Subiaco area for 25 years. Jackie has had a wide range of experience working as a speech pathologist in both public and private settings, including:

  • Language Development Centres

  • State Child Development Centre

  • Scotch College

  • Albany Regional Hospital

  • Therapy Focus

Jackie is the principal speech pathologist and founder of Subiaco Speech Pathology Services. Her area of expertise is literacy development and the links to language development. 



Tina Kilpatrick graduated from Curtin University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Speech Pathology and a passion for holistic client management. She is an enthusiastic learner and has enjoyed a wide range of professional experiences since leaving university. Aside from her work at Subiaco Speech Pathology Services, she has worked for the Department of Education, consulting with teaching and administration staff about language and literacy, as well as for Curtin University as a research assistant and tutor. Tina is currently completing her Masters in Speech Pathology, examining the social and emotional wellbeing of children with language difficulties. She is dedicated to continuing her professional development and applying current evidence-based research to her practice.



Karla Terranova completed her Bachelor of Science (Speech Pathology) degree in 2016 at Curtin University. She graduated as a Member of the Vice Chancellor’s List, awarded to the top 1% of all undergraduate students who excel academically at the University. She is a certified practising member of Speech Pathology Australia. Karla is passionate about family centred care and helping children and their families to achieve realistic and functional goals through evidence based speech pathology intervention methods.