Speaker

Libby Callaway

Senior Lecturer, Monash University

 Libby Callaway

Libby Callaway is a registered occupational therapist, having worked for the past 25 years in the field of neurological rehabilitation in Australia and the USA. Since 1999, Libby has been the director and principal occupational therapist at Neuroskills, a community based practice providing allied health services to people with neurological disability. Libby consulted to the National Disability Insurance Agency during development of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Specialist Disability Accommodation Framework, and works with current and future NDIS participants on pre-planning and NDIS plan implementation. In addition to this clinical work, Libby is a senior lecturer and researcher in the Occupational Therapy department at Monash University. At Monash, Libby leads a national collaborative research program on housing, technology, support and workforce design for people with disability. This program is aimed at informing state-based injury insurance scheme and NDIS design and implementation.

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