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What is ‘telehealth’, and why should I consider it for my child?

How to help your child to achieve their goals during the COVID-19 pandemic Written by Emily Hayles - Physiotherapist and Owner, and author of 'Braver than you think: How to help your child with a disability live their best life' Well, hasn’t a lot changed in just one week!  The rapid spread of the [...]

By |2020-03-21T19:16:42+11:00March 21st, 2020|Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Disability, Down Syndrome, NDIS, Therapy|0 Comments

The BRAVE Model – Part 2:

R is for ‘Recognising your child’s needs’ Welcome to our post covering the second part of the BRAVE model😊  To recap: The BRAVE model is a model I developed for parents to help them to understand their child’s needs, and how they can support their child to live their best life.  I am writing [...]

Botox – What Parents Need To Know

Written by Emily Hayles - Physiotherapist and Owner, and author of 'Braver than you think: How to help your child with a disability live their best life' With one of our biannual Paediatric Rehab outreach clinics coming up just next week, we thought it would be timely to share some information about the ins [...]

By |2020-03-21T19:33:03+11:00June 2nd, 2019|Cerebral Palsy, Therapy|0 Comments

Introducing: The BRAVE Model – 5 steps to helping your child with a disability to thrive

In case you are reading our blog for the first time, I would like to introduce myself.  My name is Emily Hayles, and I am a physiotherapist and the founder of Move and Play Paediatric Therapy, a children’s therapy service based in Mackay, Queensland.  We help children with developmental delays and disabilities learn to [...]

Intensive therapy!

Written by Emily Hayles - Physiotherapist and Owner, and author of 'Braver than you think: How to help your child with a disability live their best life' There has been some exciting news about funding for intensive therapy this week! Although I have not yet seen anything official government or NDIA announcement, fellow therapists [...]

By |2020-03-21T19:34:53+11:00April 4th, 2019|Cerebral Palsy, NDIS, Therapy|0 Comments

Benefits of Early Childhood Intervention – for your child, for you, and for your family

This week we are writing a number of posts to raise awareness of Early Childhood Intervention for children with developmental delays and disabilities.  This post discusses the benefits of Early Childhood Intervention. So, what’s all the fuss about Early Childhood Intervention?  Why is it important?  And what are the benefits? Early Childhood Intervention has benefits [...]

By |2018-08-24T12:24:14+10:00August 24th, 2018|Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Disability, Down Syndrome, NDIS, Therapy|0 Comments

Receiving an early diagnosis: the fear, the grief – and the opportunity of Early Childhood Intervention

It's Early Childhood Intervention Awareness week, and we are doing a series of posts to share information about Early Childhood Intervention.  This is our second post in the series.  In this post, we are talking about the two sides of your child receiving an early diagnosis. The grief of your child receiving a diagnosis... Many [...]

By |2018-08-21T21:19:29+10:00August 21st, 2018|Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Disability, Down Syndrome, Therapy|0 Comments