Host and Director at Nacre Consulting
Cathy readily shares her extensive business, clinical and disability sector experience with private practitioners, parents and clinicians. Her Paeds Biz emag, web events, conferences, networking and business coaching programs are highly regarded and effective. Her clients report greater clarity, confidence and skill with which to lead their team and grow their business. For Cathy it’s all about building the brilliance in others.
Service Excellence Coach at Lightbulb Training Solutions
Cate Schreck is the Managing Director of Lightbulb Training Solutions and Author of “The A – Z of Service Excellence.” With over 20 years of experience managing and training workplace teams in the art of excellent customer service, Cate knows what it takes to educate and motivate people to work together in harmony and provide consistently excellent customer service. Her unique 6 Step ACTION process helps businesses shift from good to great, by creating a culture of service excellence.
Digital Marketing Consultant
James Crook – Author, Speaker, Web Marketer – is the best selling author of “Digitally Enhanced” and founder of marketing agency Choc Chip Digital. He works with hundreds of health and wellness businesses to grow their client base online, and is a passionate advocate for the power of authentic, heart-centred marketing.
Widely recognised as a confident and articulate communicator, James draws on his love of digital technology to inspire, motivate and educate audiences across Australia.
Founding Director at HR Advice Online
As an experienced Human Resources and Organisational Development professional, Kerrie brings over 20 years’ experience working both within organisations and as an external consultant on cultural change, leadership development, recruitment and selection and coaching. Her experience includes professional services, local government, publishing, printing and financial services. Kerrie sees HR Advice Online as an accessible way for small and medium business to gain the type of advice normally reserved for large corporates, which makes it an incredibly powerful tool for business growth and success.
Founding Director at HR Advice Online
With a career spanning 25 years working in senior Human Resource and General Management roles in the automotive industry, membership industry associations and food and beverage industry,
Cheryl’s strengths lie in implementing strategies that drive results for businesses. As an expert facilitator in workplace management issues, Cheryl believes every person has something to contribute and it is her goal to help them both recognise and maximise their potential.
Co-Director and Co-Founder of Clickability
Jenna Moffat is the Co-founder of Clickability, a rating and review website for disability services. Jenna has a passion for social change, starting her career as a carer and then social worker. Jenna was drawn to working with people with disability however quickly became frustrated by the lack of consumer focused information and accountability available to help people navigate systems. She’s taken her social work principles and applied this to her new entrepreneurial role supporting the development of savvy consumers and working with service providers to articulate their offering and use Clickability to demonstrate transparency and improve services.
Senior Advisor, Speech Pathology Australia
Christine Lyons, after many years working in private practice, commenced working at Speech Pathology Australia 8 years ago. Christine’s current role includes oversight of the support, advice, information and resources provided to SPA members working in private practice. Christine has observed a rapid growth in private practice and the consolidation and establishment of a number of high quality gold standard practices. There is, however, more room for growth and private allied health practice has to “step up” to the future. Christine will share her knowledge and insights of the current and future landscape for allied health private practice in Australia and the emergent new opportunities.
Victorian General Manager at Occupational Therapy Australia
Kim Mestroni has an occupational therapy background, and a Master’s degree in Publishing and Editing. She is passionate about championing the value of occupational therapy and supporting professionals to demonstrate this within their own quality practice. In her role as the Victoria Division Manager for Occupational Therapy Australia she represents the interests of the occupational therapy profession to state government, referrers (including consumers) and other stakeholders. Her work encourages practitioners to be future-focused, to understand the local implications of major policy reforms, and to consider opportunities and obligations resulting from these changes.
CEO/Founder of Source Kids Magazine
Emma Price is the CEO and founder of Source Kids, Australia’s first and only magazine and online resource for parents, carers and professionals of children living with a disability. With an extensive career in marketing management roles, Emma’s direction changed when her daughter was diagnosed with the rare condition Angelman Syndrome. Emma founded Source Kids as a resource to help others on the same journey find relevant, reliable and up-to-date information in a positive and vibrant format. Source Kids currently reaches over 240,000 people per month and this figure is expected to double over the coming 12 months.
CHRISTINE KENDALL & GLORIA STAIOS
Directors and Principal Speech Pathologists at Spectrum Speech Pathology
Christine Kendall and Gloria Staios are the founders of Spectrum Speech Pathology. They head up a team of expert speech pathologists who provide excellence in working with children with autism spectrum disorder and their families. Christine and Gloria are renowned for their passion and expertise. They are highly experienced clinicians, expert presenters and mentors, having presented Australia-wide and internationally.
Speech Pathologist and Founder of Espyconnect
After spending several years working as a speech pathologist with not for profit the Cerebral Palsy Alliance and NSW government disability services Chantelle took a leap into the NDIS space when she launched espyconnect, a national directory for the disability and mental health sectors. She continues to work on building this to be the place to go for people who are searching for a disability or mental health provider as well as dabbling in some contract work supporting people who are transitioning from State based institutional residence to group homes within the community.
Founder of Cliniko
Joel is a software developer and founder of Cliniko, a completely web-based healthcare practice management solution that is used by thousands of healthcare practitioners around the world. There are some things he knows well, and many more he knows nothing about. He’s here to speak about the former.
Renee & Tarryn, Directors at My Diffability
Caryn & Penny, Directors at Skillbuilders
Therapy Services / Therapy Products
Skillbuilders was founded in 1995 as the first private therapy team for children in Western Australia. We have provided therapy support to thousands of children and their families ever since. We always have the best therapists who are guided by parents and teachers to achieve the goals that matter most.
When we couldn’t find the equipment we needed for our clients we went searching, and that’s how our fantastic therapy resources shop evolved. Always innovative, Skillbuilders continues to lead in the provision of children’s therapy services and products across Australia.
Clare Jones, Medirecruit
MediRecruit Australia offers a specialist recruitment service for Health, Injury Management, and Employment Services professionals looking for new career opportunities.
MediRecruit Australia specialises in recruitment to:
- Allied Health
- Medical www.medirecruitdoctor.com
- Occupational Rehabilitation
- Vocational Rehabilitation Services
- Employment Consultancy
- Injury Management
- Workers’ Compensation
- Occupational Health and Safety
- Job Services Australia / Disability Employment Services
The Girl & The Olive
Anna Osherov, The Girl & The Olive
Paeds Biz e-Magazine
Cathy Love is an Allied Health Business Coach, Author, Speaker and Occupational Therapist who works with children, parents and disability service providers to achieve brilliant outcomes for children with special needs.
Contact Cathy today.
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