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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

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

Support workers, therapy assistants, and your child’s therapy program

Using allied health assistants, therapy assistants, or support workers to help supplement a child’s allied health therapy is a great opportunity coming out of the introduction of the NDIS.  In this blog post, I hope to share some information to help parents to decide whether, why and how to engage a therapy assistant in [...]

By |2017-11-30T21:57:10+11:00November 30th, 2017|Disability, NDIS|0 Comments

Preparing for the NDIS

What do you envisage as a good life for your child? Late in 2015 and early in 2016, I attended three webinars about preparing for the introduction of the NDIS, and then in the middle of last month it was announced that the NDIS will be rolling out in Mackay from November 2016!!!  I am [...]

By |2016-05-25T13:59:47+10:00April 7th, 2016|Disability, Funding, NDIS|0 Comments