January 7, 2015

We love the water. This is a quick online questionnaire to help you become more aware of ways to stay safer around water, from the bathtub to the beach. 

Got a spare 5 minutes? 
We'd love to encourage you to become a water hero!

Then you get a badge you can post to socia...

December 2, 2014

We're proud to celebrate today 

The International Day of People with a Disability is sanctioned by the United Nations that aiming to "promote an understanding of people with disability, and encourage support for their dignity, rights and well being".

There's many ways yo...

November 25, 2014

We love to help the families we work with to participate in inclusive sport and recreation options. We're in the pool each day, and most weeks will see us visiting  footy practise or a ballet class, or helping to work on a tennis swing. 

We're happy to come along t...

Baby walkers continue to be sold in toy shops and used in child care centres. However I strongly discourage their use, as does the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne and the Australian Physiotherapy Association. In fact, sale and ownership of baby walkers has been...

October 30, 2014

Research Project Survey - Swimming Inclusion for People with a Physical Disability

Katrina Murphy at the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) is completing a this study on behalf of Swimming Australia as part of her PhD into swimming inclusion.

 

She is interested in "t...

Bathtime is the best time to get used to having water on your child's face, and to learn to enjoy playing with water. And many swim schools say the best time to start is with baby's first bath.

Keep it fun!

Container play

We start with playing with cups, containers and sh...

October 1, 2014

We're proud to support World Cerebral Palsy Day.

 

They're seeking ideas to change the world for people with cerebral palsy. You can post your idea, and during October you can vote for those you like here. The best will be teamed up with inventors to make the dreams a re...

From swim nappies to sunsuits, bathers and wetsuits, swimming caps, headbands and clips, earplugs and goggles... We've got advice about all of these tricky questions to help you out :-)

What should my child wear to aquatic physiotherapy sessions? 

Click here.

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