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


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Latest News

Talking end of life with people with intellectual disability: How-to workshop

Date: Thursday 21st November 2019, 1pm-4pm
Location: Western Sydney University, Kingswood Campus, Building L, Room 1.04
Presenters: Professor Roger Stancliffe (University of Sydney) and Dr Michele Wiese (Western Sydney University)
Cost: $50 (general registration) or $25 (student/concession), includes free parking,

OT position at the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC)

Click here to read more about the OT position at RIDBC.

NDIS webinar on Assistive Technology (AT)

NDIS have recorded a webinar they hosted on Assistive Technology: Wheelchairs, aids and devices. The panel discusses recent changes to AT processes and resources, how to prepare for a planning meeting with AT needs, and how to escalate urgent issues

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Meet the Team


Rene Fraser -¬†Occupational Therapist (more…)

Vice President

Sarah Hallams - Physiotherapist (more…)


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


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