Amy is experienced and qualified in the Early Childhood Education and Care setting. She has a large background working with children and youth from diverse backgrounds, and a passion for helping others achieve their goals to become the best that they can be. Amy has experience delivering a range of different programs for a variety of ages, including equine therapy programs. Incorporating two of her favourite passions in one – horses and supporting others to become the best version of themselves! She enjoys making people smile and laugh, life and all that is has to offer and endeavours to brighten the days of everyone that she meets!
Fun Facts about Amy:
Amber has a strong affinity with animals which is obvious during her interactions with her certified Assistance Dog Pizzazz. Amber is keen to use the power of animals to help the lives of other young people and see the changes taking place. She finds working with animals and young people a fun combination.
Ethan has a background in leading and coaching, including as a qualified gymnastics coach. His first job was teaching people with special needs to dance. Through dance he developed a love for seeing young people improve their quality of life through opportunity, movement and community. He has also performed support work and youth work with a variety of neurotypical and neurodiverse young people. Ethan has dedicated much of his spare time to volunteer work. Ethan values being a team player, who seeks to encourage people to go beyond what they thought was possible within themselves.
Paul has a diverse background in business management, training and safety. He has spent a lot of his working career in the bush which has developed his knowledge of outdoor survival skills and teamwork. He seeks to apply his practical life experience to therapy sessions to help participants to grow in a fun, meaningful and adventurous context.
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Ella is a final year Physiotherapy student with a passion for movement. Ella aims to guide each person reach their full potential through creating environments for individuals to expand on their own unique set of strengths and skills. She also engages each individual to understand why and how broader skills are relevant.
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Dani is passionate about delivering family-centred care and developing goals collaboratively with children and their families. She will work with you to assist your child to reach their unique potential and participate with their peers. Dani is a strong believer and promoter of inclusion in sport and believes that sport can be a powerful tool for social, emotional and physical development.
Kristi is an experienced Physiotherapist who thrives on helping children and their families find their path to being the best they can be. Through her diverse skill set and her unique lens, she is dedicated to supporting neurodiverse individuals on their journey to becoming their best selves. Kristi is passionate about mentoring and assisting teammates to achieve their full potential and gets great enjoyment out of being a part of her teams’ growth and accomplishments.
Leanne is an experienced Occupational Therapist (OT) with a passion to help young people be their best selves and live their best lives. She has a rare skill set in that she is highly experienced in occupational/vocational rehabilitation, paediatrics, telehealth and in-clinic services. She also works as a Practical Demonstrator at Bond University, teaching the Masters of OT students the ‘work’ (injury prevention/occupational rehabilitation) subject. She enjoys delivering both manualised evidence-based programs, as well as designing programs based on the evidence that cater to young people’s interests and needs.
Nathan wants to inspire young people to achieve their goals and build skills in target areas through the provision of therapy services including sport-related activities. He understands the journey that young people with special needs are on, as he also has special needs.