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Therapy connect services
are ideal for families who live
remotely or find it difficult
to travel.

Therapy Connect provides online therapy
services using videoconferencing technology.

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Children stay in their
natural settings

Therapy can be conducted at home,
school, preschool or childcare.

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It works

You can receive effective therapy online.

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Therapy Anywhere Anytime

Offering online therapy to children and families experiencing developmental difficulties.

Here is why so many families choose Therapy Connect:
  • It is easy

    You can make an appointment and set the frequency that is convenient for you and your child.

  • It works

    You can receive effective online therapy from speech pathology, occupational therapy and psychology.

  • We are experienced

    Professional and experienced, Therapy Connect incorporates best practice evidence into your therapy.

  • No travel time or expense

    Therapy connect services are ideal for families who live remotely or find it difficult to travel.

  • Children stay in their natural settings

    Therapy Connect can conduct sessions with children at home, school, preschool or childcare.

Therapy Connect provides online therapy services using videoconferencing technology. We provide families and children access to therapy at a location that suits, at a time that suits.

TelepracticeA legitimate choice for quality disability services.

Here we discuss some of the myths surrounding telepractice.

Therapy Connect has partnered withThe University of Sydney in research on the provision of therapy supports via telepractice. See the telepractice guidelines developed as a result and please contact us for more information.

Our Services

Speech Therapy

Speech therapy aims to support family and carers to improve a child’s communication so that they can participate more fully in everyday life.

Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy focus on teaching the necessary skill, modifying the task, adapting the environment and educating the client/family in order to increase participation and performance.

Meet Our Team

Sue Cameron
B App Sci (Speech Pathology); MSPAA; CPSP

Sue is a Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist with more than 25 years experience working in health and education. For most of her career she has worked in a country hospital with a varied caseload.

Her passion for ensuring that country people have equitable access to high quality services has led to her interest in telepractice and telespeech therapy in particular.

Sue works with children with a whole range of communication and swallowing disorders. She takes a person or family centred approach to therapy and agrees upon suitable goals with the client or family members before commencing telespeech therapy. Sue aims to teach parents and carers how they can help their family member reach their full communication potential.

Simone Dudley
BAppSc(OT), Grad Cert Hlth Sc(OT), BA Ed (Primary)

Simone is a registered occupational therapist with 25 years experience working in a range of public and private settings including paediatric and Early Intervention Services. She has 9 years teaching experience working in the areas of disability, behaviour and learning difficulties, with kinder & primary ages students.

Simone is experienced and passionate about providing assessment and intervention for children, particularly those who are on the autism spectrum or have developmental delays.

She is passionate about “supporting children’s participation in their primary roles as players, learners and family members by providing goal based information, strategies and coaching interventions”.

Simone is mother to three children. She well understands the challenges of raising children and being able to access necessary services.

Lucy Bray
BAppSc (OT)

Lucy is a registered occupational therapist with seven years’ experience, working in early intervention, private practice and specialist school settings, in both Australia and Hong Kong. She has worked extensively with children with a range of disabilities, diagnoses and developmental delays in the clinic, home, community and education settings. These experiences have offered Lucy the opportunity to work closely with families, caregivers, educators and other allied health professionals, working collaboratively as a team, in focusing on what is important to each individual child and their family. Lucy believes that parent/carer involvement is an essential part of therapy in order for children to achieve their full potential.

Lucy is an enthusiastic occupational therapist with a passion for working with children and their families. She enjoys providing fun, engaging and motivating therapy sessions, incorporating the child’s interests, strengths and unique and individual characteristics, to enable skill development and opportunities to achieve their goals to become as independent as possible in meaningful daily activities.

Lucy believes that every child should have the opportunity to engage in quality therapy services and believes that telepractice allows for this.

Anna Buffon
BA (OT)

Anna is a registered occupational therapist with seven years’ experience working in a range of public, private and not-for-profit settings in Melbourne and regional Victoria/NSW. She has worked in various areas of Paediatrics including; Early Intervention, school, kinder and home-based services. Anna has experience providing support to children with diverse backgrounds and challenges including; developmental delays, Autism Spectrum Disorder, vision impairment, Intellectual Disability, social skills and feeding issues.  

Anna is passionate about improving developmental outcomes for children using a strengths-based approach. She believes that Telepractice is a positive method for supporting children and family to develop everyday routines in the natural environment.

Anna aims to empower families by working collaboratively with them to achieve family-centred goals.

Jerrine Pee

Jerrine is a certified practising speech pathologist and a member of speech pathology Australia. She graduated from The University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Hons). Over the years, Jerrine has worked across many settings in Australia and Singapore with both children and adults.
Her areas of interest include adult dysphagia, paediatric communication, as well as providing consultation and training opportunities for parents and teachers.

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Kirstyn

Kirstyn graduated from La Trobe University with a Bachelor of Speech Pathology in 2000. Her career began immediately after this when she took up a position as a Speech-Language Pathologist working for Specialist Education Services in Dunedin, New Zealand. Kirstyn’s passion for working in new places then took her to Mt Isa in far north west Qld. Here she worked for North West Qld Allied Health Service in both the establishment of this federally funded service and provision of services to remote communities. It was in this role that Kirstyn developed her passion and ability for working outside of the box and adapting evidence based practice to suit her clients’ needs and individual situations.

Kirstyn then set her sights on some travel around Australia, landing in Perth to work for several years at Princess Margaret Hospital for Children. Here she further developed her skills working in the tertiary setting with children with complex needs and feeding and swallowing difficulties. Kirstyn then spent two and a half years working in the United Kingdom for the NHS.

Kirstyn is settled on the Sunshine Coast with her husband, two sons, a rather large dog and three chickens. What she likes most about telepractice is that families are placed “in the driver’s seat”. They empowered are to deliver therapy alongside us as clinicians.

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Nicole Gacic
B.App.Sc (Speech Pathology); CPSP

Nicole is a Certified Practising Speech Pathologist and a member of Speech Pathology Australia, with more than 16 years experience working with both paediatric and adult clients, in a variety of settings, such as hospitals, schools, preschools and via videoconference.

Nicole is a firm believer in child and family centred practice and incorporates this into her assessment and therapy. Nicole has worked with a range of children with speech and language delays, literacy difficulties, stuttering, as well as, hearing impairment. Nicole is a certified provider of It Takes Two To Talk, The Hanen Program for Parents.

Nicole is passionate about helping others achieve their communication goals and particularly enjoys coaching parents so that they can be empowered to help build their child’s communication skills.