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What does ‘therapy’ look like at Move and Play? Understanding the ‘Therapy Iceberg’

At Move and Play, ‘therapy’ is any activity that is done by one of our team that will support or contribute to supporting your child and family to work towards their goals, and ultimately to help your child to move, play, develop new skills, participate in their daily life, and thrive in their community. [...]

By |2022-07-14T08:38:28+10:00July 14th, 2022|Disability, Therapy|0 Comments

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 [...]

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 [...]

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