A group of passionate Speech Pathologists, Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists dedicated to presenting best practice seminars and building networks for those working to support people with disabilities.

What We Do

Webinars

Live chat with expert presenters Connect from anywhere in Australia

Seminars

Attend one of our Sydney based events, experiment with new technologies

Networking

Be connected with experts working in multiple fields and organisations

Bringing together

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OTs
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Speechies
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Physios
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Others

Help us balance out the numbers – invite your colleagues to become involved

Latest News

Resource for disability transport

Mobility Engineering is a supplier for disability transport products. They have helpful videos on their Youtube channel regarding child safety harnesses, restraints, wheelchair transport and other products.

Click here to access their Youtube channel.

Australian Society for Intellectual Disability (ASID) position statements

The ASID has released position statements regarding Intellectual Disability and Complex Needs. Click here to read more about it and for the background paper.

Resources for Restrictive Practices

There are some great resources on this website including the zero tolerance program. There is some online training that is worth a look.

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Meet the Team

President

Rene Fraser -¬†Occupational Therapist (more…)

Vice President

Sarah Hallams - Physiotherapist (more…)

Secretary

Tess Southcombe - Occupational Therapist (more…)
Meet the rest of the Team
Thank you to all our incredible volunteer executive committee members who devote their time to SPOT on DD

Testimonials

The support has been incredible. I wanted to host an event on a niche topic and these guys helped me realise my dream.

 

John Parker

I have been mentoring a group of enthusiastic young students and I’m pleased to be handing over to the next generation knowing that OT is in good hands.

Jane Phillips

My first year in the industry was enhanced by attending SPOT events. My professional skills were fast-tracked by networking with experienced OTs and NDIS experts.

Jordan Kennedy