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REGIONS 

I CAN Network currently has four main regions across Australia. In Victoria we have Greater Melbourne, Goulburn Murray (Shepparton to Echuca) and South West (Colac to Portland) we also offer programs right across Queensland. To enquire about becoming an I CAN School, contact our team via this button or contact one of our regional managers below.

greater melbourne

Our I CAN Network Greater Melbourne region offers face-to-face mentoring programs across the entire Greater Melbourne metropolitan area. Go to the Greater Melbourne page. 

Kristie Murden – Program Manager Greater Melbourne

Kristie joined I CAN Network as a Program Facilitator in May 2019, however she first began supporting I CAN in 2014 at an event for the Macedon Ranges Autism Support Group. In 2020, Kristie was responsible for delivering our pilot online mentoring program for parents, including Autistic parents. She is a Mum of three which includes a proudly Autistic son. 
 
Contact Kristie: [email protected] 

I CAN SHOWCASE MELBOURNE

Meet our Regional Manager Jenni and Melbourne I CAN team members to learn more about the benefits of our program.

northern victoria 

Our I CAN Goulburn Murray Victoria region offers face-to-face mentoring programs across northern Victoria spanning from Shepparton to Echuca. Go to the Goulburn Murray page.

Kate Andrews – Regional Manager Northern Victoria

Kate came to I CAN Network after a successful career supporting students both as a primary school teacher where she worked in a diverse range of contexts including the Northern Territory, Undera Victoria and Mooroopna Victoria. Kate was recruited as manager for Goulburn Murray in January 2018 and has been responsible for growing the region’s I CAN programs from scratch. Kate has achieved outstanding partnering with well over 20 schools, including 16 government schools.

Contact Kate: [email protected]com.au 

i can showcase goulburn murray

Meet our Regional Manager Kate Andrews, the Goulburn Murray team, hear from students, parents and staff. Also take part in Tom’s quiz!

south west victoria

Our I CAN South West Victoria region offers face-to-face mentoring programs across Victoria’s South West Coast from Colac to Portland. Go to the South West page.

Lauren BaudinetteRegional Manager South West

Lauren is proudly neurodivergent and an educator. Lauren has a Bachelor of Early Childhood Education. As an educator, Lauren has worked at Giant Steps Melbourne, ANZUK Melbourne and Merri River School Warrnambool. Lauren brings a strong skill set in delivering content for Autistic/ neurodivergent young people and will be a tremendous asset to the roll out of our I CAN School program in the South West (Camperdown to Portland). Lauren will be fully in the Regional Manager role from Monday 21 February 2022. 
 
Contact Lauren: [email protected]com.au

INTRODUCTION TO I CAN SOUTH WEST

Take a look at the sort of work we do in the South West region of Victoria.

queensland

Our I CAN Queensland region welcomes schools from all over Queensland for face-to-face mentoring programs and school online programs for more remote schools. Go to the Queensland page.

Sam Hooshmand – Regional Manager Queensland

MEET OUR REGIONAL MANAGER – SAM HOOSHMAND

Sam is a highly respected member of the I CAN Queensland team with a strong background in mentoring Autistic young people and in the disability sector. Alongside I CAN, Sam has a strong background in disability support and in working in teams. Sam has run his own one-on-one disability support business and has also worked with Montrose and Epic Assist. Sam’s dream is to one day open an autism-focused allied health clinic. Sam has a Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Behavioural Science.
 
Contact Sam: [email protected] 

i can showcase queensland

Meet our Queensland team, their students and teachers to learn about the benefits of being an I CAN School.
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