Ability Action Australia

NDIS Therapeutic Supports Provider

Dana, Speech Pathology Clinical Lead

Dana Kabaila

Position: Speech Pathology Clinical Lead - Melbourne

As National Speech Pathology Clinical Lead, Dana is responsible for the supervision, education and service development of Ability Action Australia’s speech pathologists and speech pathology team leaders across Australia.

Dana has led multidisciplinary health teams, run academic paediatric simulations, developed staff learning packs and presented at national conferences. She is passionate about health leadership and service development. Her approach is strength-based, reflective and inclusive, with a focus on staff wellbeing and lifelong learning.

Her experience also includes working with infants, children, young adults and families in disability, hospital and community health settings. Her areas of specialty clinical practice include:

  • Social communication
  • Feeding
  • Complex speech sound disorders

Dana’s extensive experience is coupled with her qualifications, including a Graduate Diploma of Mental Health – Infant Stream and a Bachelor of Speech Pathology.

“I love connecting with people from diverse backgrounds to celebrate their strengths and problem solve how to overcome challenges,” she says.


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