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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+00:00 August 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+00:00 August 21st, 2018|Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Disability, Down Syndrome, Therapy|0 Comments

Early Childhood Intervention Awareness Week! 20-26th August 2018

At Move and Play, we absolutely believe in the importance and benefits of early intervention to help children with developmental delays and disabilities to reach their potential. Early Childhood Intervention Awareness Week aims to promote the importance of early childhood intervention and support services.  To help raise the awareness of Early Childhood Intervention this week, [...]

By | 2018-08-20T21:39:33+00:00 August 20th, 2018|Autism, Disability, Down Syndrome, Therapy|0 Comments

What is Paediatric Physiotherapy???

Why do kids need physiotherapy?  What do you do? When I tell people I am a paediatric physiotherapist, or a physiotherapist who works with babies and children, people frequently respond with “Um, ok. What do kids need to see a physio for?". Most people generally have an idea what physio's might do for adults [...]

By | 2017-11-30T20:51:15+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Therapy, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Challenging Behaviours during Therapy Sessions

What does it look like, why your child does it, & what can we do to manage it? Challenging or difficult behaviour is a normal part of child development.  Challenging or difficult behaviours can also frequently be observed in therapy sessions – however, sometimes, these behaviours can hijack the therapy session and therefore impede [...]

By | 2017-05-18T13:39:03+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Disability, Therapy|0 Comments