Our Team

Therapy Team

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Sarah Wolfel

Occupational Therapist

Sarah has been working as an Occupational Therapist for 13 years in both Darwin and Adelaide, and has experience working with children of all ages with a variety of disabilities and learning difficulties.

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Kizzy Searle

Speech Pathologist

Kizzy is a speech pathologist who has worked in many different environments, from schools and preschools, to homes and recreation centres.Throughout her career, Kizzy has always put emphasis on working with clients and the people around them to achieve holistic, meaningful, long term and functional outcomes.

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Jess Smith

Speech Pathologist

Jessica has 20 years experience working with children who have speech, language, fluency and feeding issues. She is passionate about developing and using Australian-specific therapy materials including culturally appropriate (where possible, including local language) materials for children who are Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders.

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Poorani Balasundaram

Occupational Therapist

For more than 5 years, Poorani has lived and experienced life in rural Australia, working as an Occupational Therapist in various rural locations in Victoria and New South Wales. She has a passion for caring for people in rural areas and transcending barriers to help them access the services they require.

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Laura Thompson

Speech Pathologist

Laura is a certified Speech Pathologist with nine years’ experience working exclusively with adults. Laura has developed expert knowledge in the clinical areas of Stroke, Acquired Brain Injury, Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Motor Neurones Disease, Dementia, Aphasia, Dysphagia and Voice.

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Mikaela Joffe

Allied Health Assistant

Mikaela is a South African qualified speech pathologist, currently working as an allied health assistant while she obtains the professional requirements needed to register with Speech Pathology Australia.

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Anna Parker

Allied Health Assistant

Anna has a strong belief that that every child should have access to necessary services, regardless of where they live. Having been born and raised in a small country town, this is something that she values highly.

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Management Team

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Weh Yeoh

CEO

Weh Yeoh is a five-time founder. After co-founding WhyDev, a non profit organisation committed to getting international development right, he founded OIC Cambodia - an initiative that aims to establish speech therapy as a profession in Cambodia. He also co-founded Happy Kids Clinic, a social enterprise which supports OIC.

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Francesca Pinzone

COO

Francesca has over 12 years of experience working in non-profit organisations, having previously worked with Medecins Sans Frontieres in Pakistan, UNICEF in India and CanTeen in Australia, and also currently teaches Creating Social Change: From Innovation to Impact at UNSW Sydney with the Centre for Social Impact.

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Ed Johnson

Clinical Innovation Advisor

Ed is an accidental speech pathologist and PhD candidate, and has practiced across rural and remote communities for the last eight years. He is also Chairman of Services for Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health (SARRAH), and sits on the Clinical Council at the Western NSW Primary Health Network.

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Claire Salter Parry

Clinical Services Manager

Claire grew up in regional Vic/NSW and has spent most of her 18 years as a speech pathologist working in remote Indigenous communities in northern Australia.

She is committed to people in rural Australia having access to high quality services that are accessible and relevant.

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Piroska Bisits-Bullen

Head of Data, Technology & Growth

Piroska is passionate about using data and technology for scalable social impact. Piroska was an early employee at Mable, working as Chief Operating Officer during a period that saw a 100x increase in the number of clients booking on the platform. Following this she became Data Science Director where she was resposible for data analysis, technical infrastructure and machine learning.


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