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...

Why do children use w - sitting? 

 

Children who w - sit often do it because it's a stable position, requiring little muscle activity, so they can free up their hands to play or eat. Some children use it to be steady so they can think, communicate and be social.

There's a...

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...

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