Ebony has over 25 years experience working in the disability sector in both government and non-government organisations in varied roles and positions. She has completed a Bachelor of Applied Science (Intellectual disability) and is a registered member of Developmental Educators Australia Inc. Ebony is currently undertaking a Graduate Diploma in Therapeutic Child Play through Deakin University.
Ebony’s expertise and bulk of her experience is in supporting individuals with cognitive impairments who may display behaviours of concern, that often result from limited life opportunities, communication difficulties, sensory processing disorders and trauma. She has extensive experience working with people with Autism Spectrum, Acquired Brain Injury, Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and cognitive impairments.
Her passions include ensuring everyone has a voice and can exercise choice and control in their own lives. She has a depth of experience in training and coaching teams and driving cultural change in service provision to ensure people are supported to live the lives they choose.