The right people are more important than lots of people
We've chosen the people we work with very carefully. It's not about having a full list of staff, it's about making sure that they have the attributes we think are crucial when dealing with children...
or anyone for that matter.
They must be qualified of course, but we're looking for practitioners with a 'feel' for what they do and empathy for the people they work with. These are the ones we found.
Speech Pathologist & Director
Frankie’s passion is working with children to develop their social skills, build confidence in peer interactions, engage in their community, create and maintain friendships, develop their personal goals and identify their own unique communication style.
Frankie has experience in both the public and private health sectors, working holistically with families to create strategies that can be incorporated into their everyday lives. When she’s not working, she enjoys outdoor adventures, spending time with her dogs, and checking items off her bucket list.
Bek understands that communication ability forms the foundation for building meaningful relationships in all areas of life. She is passionate about empowering her clients with tailored strategies and skills to achieve their unique communication goals.
Bek has experience working with adults in the public hospital system, and more recently in disability, a passion ignited by her volunteer work with the Ocean Mind surf therapy program. Bek values a holistic and collaborative approach to intervention, and often incorporates elements of mindfulness into therapy from her training with Peaceful Kids. When she’s not working, Bek lives life at a slower pace, spending time surfing, exploring coastlines and pursuing her many creative outlets, like pottery.
Allied Health Assistant & Director
Jordan brings 6 years of experience working in the disability sector and has undergone training with the Australian Childhood Foundation, and worked alongside allied health professionals to develop therapeutic plans to best care and support client development.
Jordan is passionate about Converse kids and developing their ability to identify, manage and communicate their emotions.
Jordan loves meeting new people and developing meaningful relationships with those he works with. When Jordan isn’t working with Converse kids, he likes to spend time with his family. Jordan also likes the outdoors, bushwalking and diving as well as video games, cars and guitar.
Allied Health Assitant (Speech Pathology Student)
Lauren comes from a background in Psychology and is now working as an Allied Health Assistant, whilst studying a Masters of Speech Pathology in Canberra. Lauren loves working with children and has spent many years teaching Irish Dancing to children in Hobart. When she’s not working or studying, Lauren likes to go for a swim in the ocean, reading and doing collage art.
Allied Health Assistant
Seth began working in the education department in 2008 and he has enjoyed delivering inclusive music writing and performance workshops with children and young adults across Tasmania and Victoria. Seth focuses on developing strong relationships with the children and families he works with and he always has time to listen and help others feel calm. Seth is a singer-songwriter as well as a wonderful Allied Health Assisstant.