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


Live chat with expert presenters Connect from anywhere in Australia


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


Be connected with experts working in multiple fields and organisations

Bringing together


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

Latest News

New resources!

Dear Disability SPOT members,

We need 2 minutes (promise) of your time and as a reward you will get some great resources to share with colleagues.

We are excited to have some second year Master of OT students from Sydney

PsychDD Conference 29 Nov 2019

DisabilitySPOT (previously known as SPOTonDD) members can access member rates for this year’s PsychDD Conference.

Date: 29 November 2019
Location: Rydges Parramatta

You can find more information about the program and conference details on their website here.

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,

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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 Disability SPOT


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