Anthea has many years of experience in teaching both secondary, primary levels in mainstream, independent and special education settings. She holds a Masters of Education from Deakin University in Special Education and Advanced Certificate in Autism from Australian Catholic University. Anthea has broad experience working with Autism, ADHD, cerebral palsy, intellectual disabilities and developmental delays. 
Anthea is passionate about the use of video peer modelling (VPM) and video self modelling (VSM) in engaging and transforming students, especially those with special needs who are usually visual learners. Anthea trains both professionals and parents in the practical application of VSM as both a behaviour intervention and tool for teaching social and life skills.
Anthea was a Finalist for Primary Special Education Teacher of the Year, Principal's Association of Specialist Schools Awards, 2013

Anthea's recent speaking events include:
  • 2018 Sessional lecturer, University of Melbourne, Education Faculty
  • 2017 Positive Schools Conference Melbourne and Sydney
  • 2017 Australian Association of Special Education Conference Darwin
  • 2016 Australian Association of Special Education Conference Melbourne 
  • 2016 Association for Positive Behaviour Support Conference (meTV) San Francisco
  • 2016 Municipal Association of Victoria Conference Melbourne
  • 2015 School wide Positive Behaviour Support Showcase VSM and meTV trials in mainstream schools Melbourne
  • 2015 Presented to Dr Robert Horner, Positive Behaviour in Schools (PBIS), Eugene, Oregon, USA
  • 2014 Schools tech Oz Conference, Firbank, Victoria.
  • 2014 Consultations with world leading researchers of VSM  in USA including; Dr Tom Buggey (Tennessee), Dr Peter Dowrick, Dr Scott Bellini (Indianapolis), Dr Preston Lewis (Kentucky), USA
Research Trials
  • 2013 - Classroom based discrete trials of VSM for individual students
  • 2014 - School wide application of VSM trial in Special Education Setting
  • 2015 - VSM and School Based Television as an intervention in Positive Behavioural Interventions and Supports (PBIS) in mainstream schools, pending publication