Our latest tool in assessing how babies move, and identifying those needing early intervention

I have emerged 4 days in a darkened room watching videos of babies lying down, looking at how they wriggle around. 

Sound a bit strange? 

Assessing spontaneous movements in newb...

December 8, 2016

It's nearly summer holidays. Yay! 

Playing in the pool, relaxing by the beach (with an ever watchful eye on the littlies of course!)

Time for a quick CPR refresher. I hope you never have to use it. 

Do you know how to do CPR for a baby? 

Here's the instructions from our Au...

June 28, 2016

I had the pleasure of presenting the ASCTA Babies and Toddlers course to a group of swimming teachers at this week.

It's a fantastic course, preparing teachers to work with babies up to 3 year old toddlers, before they start to transition into pre school swim lessons.

It...

June 9, 2016

We are proud to be a registered provider with the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

We are registered to provide the following 'support clusters': 

  • NDIS: Early childhood supports for early childhood

  • NDIS: Specialised assessment of skills, abilities an...

February 22, 2016

I just updated my CPR training over the weekend, alongside a bunch of the swimming teachers I often share the pools with. I've been doing annual CPR updates since I was in late primary school, so am pretty used to the drill! The procedures change over the years though,...

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...

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 23, 2014

This story brings together two great things that don't appear to be linked at first glance: 

1. Family story time

2. Advocating finding cures for rare conditions. 


Many of you will have seen this story on 60 minutes Australia on Sunday 19/10/14, about "the courageou...

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...

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