Aquatic and land physiotherapy for babies, children & young people
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November 19, 2019
Shayna Gavin, Physiotherapist for babies and children
I had a great time teaching on the Level 1 Aquatic Physiotherapy course, for the Australian Physiotherapy Association this past weekend.
I regularly join colleagues to present these courses in Melbourne, and this time covered the risk management and treatment techniqu...
May 23, 2019
I presented professional development for the Australian Physiotherapy Association's Aquatics and Disability groups, alongside skilled colleagues, Samuel Curtis and Kelly Gibson.
Samuel presented a case study highlighting use of informed decision making and the dignity...
February 25, 2019
The team at the Royal Children's Hospital presented a fantastic professional development day updating physios on current management for children with SMA.
July 12, 2016
I had the pleasure of convening the new level 1 paediatrics physiotherapy course for the Australian Physiotherapy Association over the weekend. In the coming years, the levels 2 and 3 courses will also be developed.
The course was developed in consultation wi...
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 4, 2015
Just a little new to share, that I'm excited to be starting a new teaching role at RMIT in Melbourne.
I am developing and delivering the aquatic physiotherapy units for their first Allied Health Assistants course.
It's an exciting opportunity as, to our knowledge, thes...
February 3, 2015
I was honoured to do a training day with 18 swimming teachers and volunteers at Kew Recreation Centre on 28th January 2015.
They have a program where swimming teachers and volunteers work one- on- one with children and teenagers with specific learning needs in the...
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