Rochelle Thanjan completed her honours degree in Speech Therapy in 2006 from the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal. After working in the health and educational fields for 5 years, she opened a private practice in 2012 specializing in swallowing difficulties (dysphagia). Her passion is to enable communication and swallowing in children and adults who experiences difficulties in these areas.
She has experience with the following disorders : cerebral palsy, autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit disorder, learning disabilities, cerebral vascular accidents (strokes), head injuries, stuttering, dysphagia (swallowing disorders) and speech articulation difficulties. In addition, she provide reports for school placement, medical negligence and the Road Accident Fund. She enjoys working with children and is able to engage with them at an age appropriate level. Her aim is to remediate and discharge clients as soon as possible. She is always mindful of her ethical obligation with all clients and abides by the rules and regulations set out by the Health Professional Council of South Africa (HPCSA).