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-Kid President

Your Team

Sam Pollock

Sam Pollock

Inclusion & Education Consultant

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Education (Primary)
  • Certificate IV Therapy Assistance (Speech)
  • Working with Vulnerable People (ACT)
  • Working With Children Check (NSW)
  • Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and First Aid

Background

Sam has extensive experience delivering inclusive intervention and education services within the Early Childhood, Education and Disability sectors.

Sam is passionate about and an advocate for inclusion within the Education and Disability sectors; with a special interest in working with children with a variety of disabilities and learning difficulties.

Sam utilises a strength-based approach when working with educators, children and families to build each child’s capacity to overcome daily challenges.

Sam works in partnership with your child, your family and relevant stakeholders to integrate therapeutic support in mainstream education and community settings; supporting your child to develop their skills to foster their independence. 

Ken Kroeger

Ken Kroeger

Assistive Technology Consultant

Qualifications

  • Computer Systems Design, Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
  • Entrepreneur, Business Development
  • Working With Vulnerable People (ACT)
  • Working with Children Check (NSW)
  • Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and First Aid

Background

Ken has spent over thirty years working across diverse technical and leadership roles within the technology sector. At Catalyst Interactive, an international training company, Ken’s participation in the design, development and deployment of training programs for industrial operations, transport systems, government, defence, law enforcement and tertiary and vocational training sectors provides him a high level of expertise in both hardware and software technologies and their application, use and benefits for learning.

This background, combined with having managed major projects allows Ken to work effectively with you, your child, their teachers, and other specialists to implement assistive technologies that promote access and support independence within your child’s mainstream environment – including their reading and writing development, task scheduling, time management and digital communication capability.

Rosie

Therapy Dog-in-Training

Qualifications

  • Puppy School Graduate
  • Therapy Dog Training in Progress

Background

Rosie joined our team in January 2021. She is a golden retriever x cocker spaniel. She loves running through the grass, and playing games. Rosie’s confidence and curiosity continues to grow every day and loves the opportunity to meet new people and other family pets. Rosie has a gentle temperament and enjoys every opportunity for friendly pats and belly rubs. Rosie loves peanut butter, hi fives and belly rubs. Rosie is excited to start her therapy dog training and to meet our wonderful families.