Members Only Resources

  • Sole Practitioners Wellness & Practical Tips for Business Success

    Are you a sole trader, new to the NDIS or your own private practice? Are you feeling fatigued? Alone? concerned about your own self care? Then click here for a webinar with Sally Pearman as she shares her tips for […]

  • High Quality NDIS Report Writing: Tips from an experienced report reviewer

    Do you struggle with writing targeted, concise and effective NDIS therapy reports? build your writing skills and get the outcomes your clients need. Click here to access the recording and here to access the slide presentation. The session will cover: […]

  • Strengths Based Report Writing in the NDIS

    A help or a hindrance to families? Click here to watch/ re watch this fantastic webinar developed and led by two enthusiastic members of our Disability SPOT community Ruairi O’Donnell and Rachelle Lewis. Here are the amazing notes and PPT […]

  • Doing it Differently for Better Outcomes- Post School Options

    Webinar presented by Penny Graham and Isabella Sharp, from Lifestart presenting a webinar on post school options for young people with disabilities. The link is here There are two resources referred to in this webinar: What comes next & Head […]

  • Choices and Control in Physiotherapy for Children

    presented by Kate Waterworth Link to recording Kate Waterworth, School of Clinical Sciences, AUT University presented 8th March 2022 about: • Understandings of Children • Understandings of Disability • Children’s Rights and Civil Participation • Working with these ideas in […]

  • Kindred (formerly known as Reframing Disability)

    In February 2022 we were joined by Kindred (formerly known as Reframing Disability) for an interactive panel discussion. Kindred (Reframing Disability) is a peer-led organisation empowering families of children with disability, developmental delay, and medical needs. and worked in partnership […]

  • 24 Hour positioning

    We supervised some Physiotherapy students who created some resources: Supports to help you sleep with a better posture. A referenced information sheet for clients 24 Hour positioning. An overview for clinicians of the current research into the benefits of 24 […]

  • Sole Practitioners- Surviving & Thriving!

    This event was requested in response to our panel event about burnout held a few months ago. This event was focused towards Sole Therapists, who often don’t have an organisation to fall back on when the going gets tough. This […]

  • Disability SPOT AGM- 2021

    In September 2022 we held our AGM. The recording to this event and our AMAZING Guest Speakers are here. Our presentations following the AGM were: Dr Nicole Sharp, Occupational Therapist and Adjunct Fellow at Western Sydney University. Nicole shared some […]

  • Building Collaborative Partnerships in School Settings- Webinar

    Webinar Link Betty Campbell and Leanna Fox are experienced Speech Pathologists working in the disability sector with special interests in the area of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC). Betty currently provides whole school communication support to Fernhill School, The Ponds […]

  • The Role of an Exercise Physiologist in the Disability Sector

    In January 2021 Disability SPOT was lucky to supervise a team of four Exercise Physiology Students from the University of Sydney on a project placement. Disability SPOT saw this as a great opportunity to promote the skills and expertise of […]

  • Treatment models for children with a disability: Fact Sheets for Practitioners

    This project was developed by University of Sydney Physiotherapy students: Julia Kang, Anna Ngyuen and Elsa Tai The objectives of this project were: Identify four treatment models in the paediatric disability sector Conduct research on the theories and evidence of […]

  • Music Therapy: Webinar

    Watch our recorded webinar co presented by:Anita Connell, Director from Tuned In Music TherapyRob Devlin & Iani Sujono, Directors from Sound Expression In this webinar, you will hear about: What is Music Therapy? How do you become a (qualified) Registered […]

  • Managing Burnout in the Disability Sector: Webinar

    A Recorded Webinar of the Event Hosted by Dr Kim Bulkeley Including panelists:– Hannah Coghill Physiotherapist Ready Steady Therapy;– Melinda Webber Occupational Therapist and Director of South West Kids Clinic-Lauren McIntosh, Speech Pathologist, Communicate Speech Pathology Some of the themes […]

  • Understanding Vision and Visual Abilities

    Webinar presented by Belinda Deramore Denver (OT and PhD candidate, ACU) 28/1/21. Click here to watch the recording.

  • Disability SPOT Christmas Party 2020: State of the Disability Sector- David Moody, CEO- NDS

    Thankyou to David Moody, CEO of National Disability Services for presenting at our recent Christmas 2020 event. Click here if you missed David’s engaging report on the State of the Disability Sector.

  • Learning to Cycle- Grading the Activity to suit the new cyclist.

    In November 2020, Ruari O’Donnell, Physiotherapist & Member of Disability SPOT presented this webinar. This was a great webinar for those working with clients who are interested in learning to cycle. If you would like to watch it again, or […]

  • Development of language in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD): Webinar

    Presented by Lauren Davis on 23 September 2020. To view the webinar recording, please click here. For a copy of the slides, please click here.

  • AGM 2020 Minutes & Webinar

    Thank you to all our members who attended our AGM. If you missed out, click here for a copy of our AGM 2020 minutes. For a recording of the AGM, please click here.

  • Clinical Supervision, Mentoring & Peer Support in a World of Billable Hours: Webinar

    23 July 2020 | Presenter: Laura Hogan To see the recording, please click here. Resources: Supervision agreement Supervision record Annual clinical supervision evaluation Trust, rapport and commonalities Kolb’s Learning style

  • Play and Leisure for Children with Autism: Resources

    When surveyed by students, Disability SPOT members gave clear preferences for resources that would help them in their day to day practice with school-aged children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). These attractive and “to the point” evidence-based tip sheets […]

  • Assessment for whom? Recalibrating therapists’ assessment practices: Webinar

    This webinar was held on 17 June 2020. Thank you to Bridget for sharing your expertise and experience with us. For our members who missed it, or would like to view the recording, please click here.

  • Sleep Resource

    Here is our new resource on the topic of sleep: Supporting sleep for children and adolescents with disabilities: A practice guide

  • Sensory Processing Resources

    We have some new resources that have been developed by a few students! Document:Sensory Processing: A Practice Guide for Allied Health Professionals Videos:1. The importance of a multidisciplinary team in sensory processing2. Client-centred care and the impact of trauma on […]

  • “Like a fly on the wall”: Delivering Positive Behaviour Support via Telehealth: Webinar

    Thank you to Dr Genevieve Johnsson (ASPECT) who presented this webinar on 6 May 2020. To view a recording of the webinar, please click here.

  • Putting Telepractice into Practice: Webinar

    Thank you Dr Kim Bulkeley and Katie Bourke for sharing your research and experience on telepractice! For a copy of the resources from the webinar, please click on the links below (please note the PPT slides are in two parts):Telepractice […]

  • Intellectual Disability & Exercise Physiology: Webinar

    Thank you to Amanda Semaan (Accredited Exercise Physiologist) for sharing her research, conducted by Professor Roger Stancliffe and with Kara Foscholo, on exercise for people with an intellectual disability, including how to engage clients. To view the webinar, please click […]

  • Seeking Superior Supervision: Webinar

    Thank you Cathy Love for sharing your insights and experience into what makes effective supervision. To view a recording of the webinar, click here. Details of webinar: What makes effective supervision? How can you find and access supervision? How can […]

  • Therapy in Schools: Webinar

    Click here for a recording of the webinar.

  • Restrictive Practices 101: Webinar

    Thank you Ellie & Stuart Koski for this great webinar on Restrictive Practices. Webinar RecordingPlease click here for a recording of the webinar. Powerpoint SlidesClick here for a copy of the powerpoint slides.

  • Postural Control: Webinar, Articles and PPT Slides

    Thank you Rosalee for sharing your knowledge and expertise with us in this area! The links to the slides and suggested readings are below. Webinar recordingTo view the webinar, please click here. Please note that due to privacy issues, the […]

  • Coaching Skills: Webinar

    Thank you to Fiona Graham for sharing your experience with us!Please click here to view a recording of the webinar.

  • AGM 2019 – Minutes and Webinar

    Thank you to our SPOT on DD members who attended the AGM or participated via Zoom. If you missed it, please find the AGM minutes below and the recording of the AGM here.

  • Multidisciplinary approach to mealtimes: Webinar

    Thank you Emily Wechter for presenting on this topic. For those who missed it, please click here for the recording and click below for the slides.

  • Restrictive Practices 101: Webinar and Resources

    Thanks to Ellie and Stuart Koski for sharing their experience and knowledge in restrictive practices for therapists.

  • Emergency Preparedness: Webinar

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  • Karen Stagnitti Play – Resources

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  • Karen Stagnitti Play: Webinar

    Karen Stagnitti presented a fabulous webinar on play, touching on research and her Learn to Play Program. Please click here for the recording.

  • Report Writing in the NDIS Resources

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  • NDIS AT Report Writing Resources

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  • Telepractice for children with complex disabilities

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  • Vision and Motor Development

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