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Specialist Support

Our team

+ Lead Specialist Support Coordinator

Adelaide Specialist Support Coordinators was founded by Malgosia. Malgosia's motivation for starting Adelaide Specialist Support Coordinators, was to provide individuals and families with a trusting, friendly and reliable service, particularly throughout complex and unforeseeable situations. This motivation is the foundation of our teams mission to provide a high quality, person and family centered service to families throughout South Australia. Malgosia has a deep understanding of the Federal NDIS Legislation, working alongside other state Non-Government, and State Government bodies such as SAHealth. Malgosia is a passionate advocate in helping those with additional needs access their local community from a suitable and safe accommodation with well matched supports.

"We are all excited to be on the ongoing journey of the National Disability Insurance Scheme rollout in South Australia. We continue to advocate and work in collaboration with South Australians with disabilities to ensure they receive the right supports and services they need to live their life to the fullest"

Deborah M

Senior Specialist Support Coordinator

Debi is an accredited Social Worker, and an active member of the Australian Association of Social Workers. With a particular interest in psycho-social disability, Debi has also achieved additional studies including Diploma of Counselling, and a Graduate Diploma of Psychology to build on her passion. Debi possesses a wealth of knowledge of the South Australian disability sector. She has worked at Disability SA (State Government) for many years in a variety of roles including Case Manager, Social Worker, Complex Services Unit Case Manager. Debi was one of South Australia's pioneering specialist support coordinators at the inception of the NDIS rollout in South Australia, adapting and growing within the role. When not working, Debi plays the bass guitar, renovates furniture and generally loves life.

Rebecca D

Specialist Support Coordinator

Lisa S

Specialist Support Coordinator

Lisa has a long history of working with people with disability and their families, while supporting them to live the life they want.  With a background as a Developmental Educator she has previously worked for The Government of South Australia and Non-Government Organisations in various roles, and brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience.  She was one of the founding committee members of the DEAI, and has most recently managed SILS Accommodation, spent several years as hospital liaison for Disability SA and was involved in Exploring Housing Options for people who found themselves in complex and unexpected circumstances.  Lisa is ardent about her family and friends, travel (pre Covid-19) and home.     

Specialist support coordinator team

Bec has a trauma informed, strength based, client centered approach when working with individuals and their kin/families. With a Bachelor of Psychology from the University of South Australia, Bec has worked in various roles such as an ABA therapist for children in early intervention, case worker in the youth space and case manager in the homelessness sector. In her most recent role within the homelessness sector, Bec supported clients from a range of cultural diverse backgrounds with complex needs to achieve positive outcomes. It was here she became passionate about social injustice, and working alongside Australia's First Nations People and individuals with a psychosocial disability. Bec believes in holistic, integrated wrap around support to ensure clients goals and needs are met. Through understanding the clients journey and working in collaboration anything is achievable.  Outside of work, Bec is very drawn to nature, and can be found hiking, camping, and doing any form of activity outdoors!

Emma S

Specialist Support Coordinator

Emma has worked in the South Australian disability sector for over 20 years.  She graduated from the University of Adelaide with a Bachelor of Social Science.  Her experience includes support worker, case manager and management roles, mostly within state government services. Emma is committed to improving the choices available to people with disability and advocating for their voices to be heard.


When not working, Emma volunteers in her local community, enjoys spending time with family, friends and pottering around in the garden. 

Urszula B

Specialist Support Coordinator

Urszula is passionate in assisting individuals and their families in using their NDIS Plans. As an experienced Support Coordinator, she empowers participants and their families in reaching their goals, especially with her own lived experience supporting her loved ones with acquired brain injury and ASD. Urszula is currently studying a Bachelor of Psychology and has over 6 years of experience within South Australian disability and mainstream medical sectors, Urszula has worked on the front line, but also in Practice Manager roles focusing on social justice, social policy and team management and coordination. Urszula values each participant and endeavors to meet their unique goals. Outside of work, Urszula enjoys spending time with her loved ones, and spending time outdoors in the sunshine.

Lisa F

Specialist Support Coordinator

Lisa has an extensive career working alongside people with disability and their families, working with a co-design framework to support their goals and aspirations.  With a background as a Developmental Educator, she has previously worked for Non-Government Organisations in various roles in SIL Accommodation, from support worker to management roles. Lisa is committed to partnership with people with a disability, supporting them to connect with their communities. 


Outside of work Lisa is passionate about food, friends and enjoys creative interests such as pottery and gardening.

Amy B

Specialist Support Coordinator

Amy is an experienced Support Coordinator with over 15 years experience working in the disability and domestic violence sector, and currently further expanding her knowledge by undertaking a Bachelor of Psychology from the University of South Australia.

Amy’s key focus and strengths lie in supporting individuals with complex autism and intellectual disability diagnosis, with extensive knowledge of the NDIS legislation, and experience within the Administrative Appeal Tribunal.

In addition to Amy’s professional experience, outside of work, Amy is a dedicated disability parent and spends her free time as a disability advocate and volunteering at her local Navy Association with the Veterans. Amy considers herself a movie buff and loves spending time with her family.

Risha B

Specialist Support Coordinator

Risha has worked within NDIS for over 3 years and has completed her Master of Social Work degree from Flinders University. Risha puts on her Social Work lens to best support the client and sees though their eyes by utilising an empathetic approach. Risha has developed expertise with NDIS participants within the Justice system and aims to connect them as well as all her participants with NDIS as well as main stream services to holistically support her NDIS participants. Risha resonates to strengths-based approach and trauma informed practice to best support all her vulnerable participants and continues to provide dedicated and sincere support to all her NDIS participants to reconnect them to their community and empower them to live independently.

Marissa O

Specialist Support Coordinator

Marissa started her career in NDIS in its infancy in 2012 and has been a part of its growth and evolution over the past 10 years. She has an educational background in Community Services & Mental Health including a range of specialist therapy delivery models such as DBT and CBT.  She has a wealth of experience in case management with a particular focus on forensic mental health and complex clients. Marissa prides herself on delivering holistic person-centred supports with a trauma informed approach.  She has working in both the non-for-profit, private and government sectors.

Marissa enjoys working with clients from a multitude of backgrounds including LGBTQIA+, Australian First Nation People, neurodivergence's and even the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community; she is also fluent in Auslan.  

Outside of work Marissa can usually be found out in nature or attending workshops and conferences to further her knowledge

quality and assurance Team 

Emily M

Compliance and Innovations Manager

Emily graduated with a double degree in Social Science and Psychology in 2017, and is also currently undertaking a Master of Social Work (Semester 1 2020 completed at the University of Calgary in Canada). Since graduating in 2017, Emily has worked in a variety of roles in the South Australian disability sector including Case Management, Support and Specialist Support Coordination, and Intake.  Emily's role as the Compliance and Innovations Manager is to support the Specialist Team in implementing NDIS Practice Standards and Quality Indicators. Emily ensures that our team continues to provide gold standard, person-centered care that is aligned to the legislation, best practice, and compliant with the National Framework.


  When not working Emily loves to travel, meet new people, and be creative through art and craft.

Contact us

0434 528 623

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