Aquatic and land physiotherapy for babies, children & young people
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October 28, 2017
Shayna Gavin, Physiotherapist
It's time for our end of year pool party again!
Save the date!
Sydenham Street Swimming School
Sunday 3rd December 2017
11am - 1pm
We will have:
lots of toys in the water
underwater cameras for a novel family photo
quiet games in the waiting room for those...
September 16, 2017
Do you or your child have a companion card?
The companion card is for "people who can demonstrate that they would not be able to participate at most venues and activities without a companion, and that this need is life-long."
Who is eligible for a companion card?
September 21, 2016
The way people talk about their identity as it relates to their disability is a personal decision, relating to first hand experiences, in the context of the disability rights movement.
What is person first language?
Person first language is where the person is emphasis...
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...
December 14, 2015
Here's some tips I've discovered for accessing the water around Melbourne this summer.
1. Accessible beaches
Altona and Williamstown beaches are trialling accessible points at their beaches this summer.
Rubber matting will be laid out along the sand. The trial will be ma...
September 29, 2015
The NDIA (National Disability Insurance Agency) is holding a webinar this Thursday for families interested in finding out more about the NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme).
You can access the live stream of the webinar:
for Victoria here, this Thursda...
September 17, 2015
NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme)roll out dates for Victoria and New South Wales are set
The NDIA(National Disability Insurance Agency)yesterday issued a media release outlining the roll out dates for Victoria and New South Wales.
We've been waiting for these s...
June 17, 2015
I'm honoured to be presenting a joint lecture for the Australian Physiotherapy Associations's two national groups, Paediatrics and Aquatics, again this year.
Inclusion and participation
I'll be speaking about the ways in which physiotherapists and swimming teachers can...
June 15, 2015
Many of you will be familiar with the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
In their words, the NDIS "will support a better life for hundreds of thousands of Australians with a significant and permanent disability and their families and carers. The NDIS will mean...
June 2, 2015
Free ebook resource
Have you read the book ‘You are Not Alone - A Carer's Journey?’’
It provides advice to parents and carers centred on a child’s early years, from birth to 6 years of age.
Written by carers, for carers
It was developed by Michelle Rhodes and Tanya Dennis...
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