Director Therapy Bubbles
Principal Speech Pathologist
In 2006 Kokila pursued Master of Science in Speech Language Pathology in USA. As a post graduate clinician she provided assessments and treatment services for children with various speech and communication deficits. The variety of her clients included children with Delayed Speech and language skills, Autism, ADHD, Down syndrome, Cerebral Palsy and Stuttering. She also provided assessment and treatment services for adults with Aphasia, Dysarthria, Dementia, and Parkinson’s disease at acute, sub acute and at outpatient clinics.
In 2008 Kokila joined in a nationwide rehabilitation company in Los Angeles, California as a Speech pathologist at a Dementia Unit – Skilled Nursing home. She had excellent mentors who helped her to enhance her knowledge in adult rehabilitation. She became the District Dementia Champion and mentored new graduates for Clinical fellowship year. She also trained and supervised post graduate students as teaching was always a special interest.
She relocated to Australia in 2012 after marriage and returned to paediatric Speech Therapy. She worked at private clinics in Sydney region, providing therapy services for children with speech, language and literacy deficits. The variety of diagnoses included children with ASD, ADHD, Selective mutism, Learning disability, non-verbal communication(AAC), swallowing and Phonological disorders. She always motivated children and their families in generalizing learnt skills at home, school and other social environment. She believes in liaising with families, carers, teachers and other health professionals such as occupational therapists and physiotherapists for best results. She has participated in many professional development courses to boost her skills and knowledge on evidence based practice.
Kokila Sarat has been working as a speech pathologist for the past ten years. After completing her Bachelor qualification as a Speech language pathologist and Audiologist in 2005, Kokila continued as an Intern at various special schools in India, providing services for children with speech and communication deficits. As she was interested in community based projects she also was a part of Smile train Project for adults and children with Cleft lip and palate. She participated in speech, language and audiology screening camps at rural communities. She also presented a research project on Articulation deficits in Hearing impaired children at Indian Speech and Hearing Association Conference.