Teresa Quinlan   BOccThy

Clinic Manager 

Teresa has 25 years’ experience as an Occupational Therapist and has worked as a Clinical Educator at The University of Queensland’s Children’s Life Skills Clinic since 2006. Teresa has extensive paediatric experience, working as Head of Paediatrics for several years in Doha, Qatar, overseeing acute care, outpatient and community programs. She has worked for several years overseas in the USA, Bermuda and the Middle East with both paediatric and adult populations. 

Caitlin Taggart   BA, MOccThySt

Clinical Educator


Caitlin is a Clinical Educator at The University of Queensland Children’s Life Skills Clinic.  She is also currently completing a research higher degree investigating the post-school transition for young people with high functioning Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Her interests include inclusive education, clinical education, ASD and occupation-centred intervention.

Jodie Copley   PhD, BOccThy (Hons)

Clinical Educator

Jodie has 25 years’ experience as an Occupational Therapist working in Australia and Canada. She has been employed at The University of Queensland for 16 years in both the Children’s Life Skills Clinic and the Upper Limb Hypertonicity Clinic. Jodie specialises in providing occupational therapy for children with learning difficulties and assisting people who have difficulty using their arms and hands due to stroke, brain injury or cerebral palsy. She regularly provides education to qualified occupational therapists in her areas of expertise and is also a lecturer and researcher at UQ.

Maree Maloney

Clinical Educator

Maree has been an occupational therapist since 1987. She has had extensive experience working with children and their families in Queensland, New South Wales and overseas. She has worked as a private practitioner and for a range of paediatric services in the community. She has also held an advisory position in Education Queensland, which involved providing support and mentoring to other occupational therapists. Maree has particular expertise in working with children with cerebral palsy, Autistic Spectrum Disorder and other complex disabilities. She enjoys working with parents and schools to achieve the best outcomes for children’s participation at home and in the classroom.