Jane Presenting









Jane is a speech pathologist and special educator passionate about literacy, Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and Assistive Technology. She is a regular presenter and keynote speaker at conferences, as well as running single day and multi-day workshops.

With over 30 years of experience in the disability and assistive technology field she has lots of practical experience working with people with a range of abilities. This includes extensive practical experience in both Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and in teaching children and adults with disabilities to acquire literacy. Jane has worked as a school and adult service based speech pathologist and literacy teacher. She has also worked as an assistive technology specialist at both ComTEC and at Spectronics and is currently working as an independent consultant in literacy, AAC and Assistive Technology.

Jane is a former Chairperson of AGOSCI (Australian Group on Severe Communication Impairment) and she was the founder and organiser of the Big Mouth Camp, a camp for school aged students using speech generating devices and their families which ran for 10 years from 2003.

Jane offers a range of consultancy services including:

  • Workshops
  • Presentations
  • Whole school consultancies in the area of literacy, AAC and Assistive Technology
  • Individual Consultancies.

Jane’s areas of interest include:

  • Literacy teaching for students with disabilities
  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)
  • Assistive Technology
  • Use of iPads and Apps in AAC and Special Education

For more information including availability and fees please contact Jane at jane@janefarrall.com