Lee Withall

Specialist Teacher

Lee is a Brisbane-based specialist teacher with over 35 years’ experience in a variety of roles in both special and mainstream schools , including class teacher, education consultant, and advisory teacher. Her focus has been working as a member of education and therapy teams supporting students with a physical disability, including those who use AAC, in their local schools.

Lee’s introduction to the PODD communication system and key teaching-learning strategies to support aided language learning and communication autonomy, started with her professional collaboration with Gayle (and the CPEC team) in the late 1990s. She was certified as a PODD presenter in 2013. As part of her role when working for the Qld Education Department, Lee has led the development of a range of professional learning resources for schools about students with physical disability including those who use AAC.


Lee is happy to travel and is available to present 2 day PODD Introductory Workshops, 1 day PODD Overview workshops, and co-present Alternative Access workshops.

Lee Withall