Ally commenced her crash course into Autism Spectrum Disorders in 2002, and she’s been embracing new and exciting opportunities ever since. Ally thrives in a neurodiverse household, and self manages NDIS plans for a couple of very important people in her life.
Over the years Ally has done a bit of the following:
Officey work (back in the day when fax machines were a thing and we only had dial up internet) •Facilitated parent/carer support groups and online forums •Drove the walking school bus •Executive committee member of various community groups/clubs •Operated own massage/healing business •Facilitated children’s “chill out” sessions as part of a school program •Hosted women’s meditation circles •Laughter Yoga Leader •Certificate in Small Business Management •Organised & facilitated residential retreats for carers •Emceed events •Dabbled in stand up comedy •Weight Watchers leader and model (WW magazine June 2012) •Disability Support Worker •Writer •KLF – Positive Partnerships, workshops for parents/carers of children with autism •Advocacy •Individual family support & counselling •Homeschooling
With a breadth of professional and personal experience, Ally is keen to provide individualised support to families navigating the NDIS.