Aquatic and land physiotherapy for babies, children & young people
Blog, news & resources
November 20, 2017
Shayna Gavin, Physiotherapist
Splash kids will join in with swim safer activities
at both of the swim schools we work with over the next two weeks during their aquatic physiotherapy sessions.
What will happen during this swim safer week? (20th - 25th November)
This week we will have a go at:
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?
April 8, 2017
We are receiving many requests for helping children and young people get into swimming. There are many different pathways, and we've written up resources to help see what might suit best.
(Image descriptions at end of post)
Pathways to swimming flowchart - Splash Physiot...
January 12, 2017
Jumping off jetties, boats, rocks and sea walls was always one of my favourite things to do in the ocean and at rock pools.
But it's certainly a risky thing to do.
Photo shows people mid fall jumping off jetty into the ocean Source: ABC news
Learning to do a safety jump i...
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...
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 25, 2015
We help babies and children to learn day to day functional activities so they can participate in life at home, school, and in the community.
Participation is the focus of everything we do here at Splash Physitotherapy.
When teaching, I often give this example:
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...
Older Posts >
Assessing how babies move, from birth to 4 months
March 19, 2017
What bathtime games can help children get used to water on their face?
October 18, 2014
Do we use distraction? Or engagement?
November 3, 2017
awareness/ celebration/ action day
first person advocacy
learn to ride a bike
learn to sit
learn to swim
learn to walk
specific learning needs
table top activity
world cp day
NDIS planning inquiry interim report released
December 5, 2019
Teaching in aquatic physiotherapy
November 19, 2019
Disability related health supports
October 26, 2019
Core supports for physio
What is separation anxiety?
Medicare physiotherapy item price rise
July 2, 2019
New funding for children waiting to access the NDIS
New NDIS price guide & policies
Outcome measures in bike riding physio
June 29, 2019