Director & Co-Founder - NeuroEmploy Pty Ltd & NeuroDiversity Hub. Developmental Educator, Adult ADHD Coach, Speaker, Author
Barb is a registered Developmental Educator, Deputy Chair of the Developmental Educators Australia Incorporated (DEAI), sought-after speaker, and an Autism and Neurodiversity Employment Consultant and Life Coach for neurodivergent adults (ADHD, autism and dyslexia). She holds a Master of Autism (education) degree with focus on employment from the University of Wollongong. Identifying as neurodivergent, Barb promotes a strength-based and person-centred approach in her life and work. As the Director and Founder of NeuroEmploy Pty Ltd, Barb has extensive experience in working with adults on the autism spectrum and ADHD, in creating pathways in attaining life goals in the areas of self-determination and self-advocacy, education, employment, health and interpersonal relationships. Barb is also the Founder of the Neurodiversity Hub in Gympie Queensland, a space providing allied health services for neurodivergent people, of Spectrum Women Magazine, and editor and co-author of the internationally acclaimed book, Spectrum Women: Walking to the Beat of Autism. Furthermore, she is a passionate motorcyclist, and enjoys riding the love of her life, Ron Strom Burgundy, a Suzuki VStrom DL1000, who assists her with good self-care and an effective anxiety reducing and depression busting practice.