Osborn Sloan and Associates provide Neuropsychology and Occupational Therapy services to assist adults with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) to adjust to their cognitive-behavioural impairments and to work towards achieving their goals. Our therapists work in close collaboration with the Allied Health Therapy Assistants from Victoria Community Living.
Audiologist Richard Osborn provides specialised and personal audiology services to people of all ages.
Audiology assessments are conducted in consulting rooms at Kew and Malvern. Home visiting services are also provided for older clients unable to travel.
The following services are offered:
- Comprehensive hearing assessment for children and adults
- Auditory processing assessment and management of school-aged children with learning difficulties
- Hearing aid prescription and fittings
- Supply and fitting of custom-made swim plugs
- Supply and fitting of custom-made musicians plugs
- Communication rehabilitation.
The most up-to-date hearing aid technology is offered and tailored to meet individual needs. Excellent follow-up services are provided to ensure clients obtain optimal benefit from their hearing aids.
Education and Training
Education and Training
Sue Sloan facilitates workshops, lectures and in-service programs that are tailored to the needs of universities, health-care agencies and service providers.
Our education programs build on established theoretical frameworks and draw on our extensive clinical experience. Sue’s focus is to ensure students develop practical skills-based competencies.
Workshops can be tailored to your organisation’s needs and Sue is happy to travel to regional areas.
We regularly conduct education programs in the following areas:
- Understanding acquired brain injury
- Managing challenging behaviours / behaviours of concern
- Managing cognitive impairment
- Establishing and managing an allied health private practice
- Developing social communication skills.
We have also developed a series of online videos titled “Understanding Brain Injury and how to work with people with ABI.” See more about this online lecture series here on our website.
As a leader in the field of ABI rehabilitation, Sue Sloan continues to do valuable research in this area, and has co-authored a number of articles, which have been published in national and international journals.
Sue has also co-authored four books. Two of these, in addition to a number of journal articles, are available via the Resources section on this website. These books are titled, “Communicate with Confidence” and “Business Basics for Health Professionals.” Sue’s recently published book, ‘Understanding Acquired Brain Injury and Behaviour Change’, can be purchased via the Australasian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment (ASSBI) website, which can be accessed here.