Meet some of our great minds

Pauline is a Speech Pathologist, known for her ability to think differently when it comes to helping her clients achieve their communication goals. 

Daniel, the innovative Disability Support Worker, brightening his clients’ day with one tech gadget at a time. Daniel has always been passionate about helping people, and since joining the CPA community as Disability Support Worker these aspirations have been made a reality.

A trio of milestone academic papers authored by Cerebral Palsy Alliance researchers have been selected to feature in the annual highlights of a global medical journal.

From school exams to access to fulfilling employment, young people with disabilities face systemic barriers every day. That’s why a group of young disability advocates have come together to launch a new campaign, aiming to convince our political leaders to enact common-sense solutions.

To many people, Lizzie Slack is known as the elite para-swimmer, beating personal best after personal best on a global stage. However, for a select few, Lizzie is known more personally as a coach, speech pathologist, cerebral palsy advocate, colleague and friend. 

Congratulations to Remarkable alumna, Urwah Nawaz, who has been named as the winner of Vogue Australia’s 2022 ‘Future Innovators Award’!

Cerebral Palsy Alliance Port Macquarie Therapy Manager Alex Wilson mentored students from a local primary school to design accessible clothing, which was showcased at the STEM Make a Difference (MAD) design conference in Melbourne.

Cerebral Palsy Alliance, the global centre of expertise for cerebral palsy, will lead a multidisciplinary research project to establish a $2.5 million Centre for Research Excellence aimed at further decreasing the rate and severity of cerebral palsy.

Monday 22 August marks the start of Speech Pathology Week. So it's an extra special time to reveal that Cerebral Palsy Alliance senior speech pathologist, Amanda Khamis, has won the University of Sydney’s prestigious ‘3 Minute Thesis’ competition!