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Teaching Your Child To Jump

Learning to jump is an exciting and fun milestone in your child’s life!  Learning to jump will help your child to keep up and participate with their friends in sports and other physical play, which gives them lifelong opportunities for fitness and socialising.  As a result, jumping is an important milestone that we often [...]

By | 2019-02-08T16:14:31+00:00 January 22nd, 2019|Motor skills, Physiotherapy, Therapy|0 Comments

Joint Hypermobility and Benign Joint Hypermobility Syndrome

If you or someone in your family has naturally flexible joints, then it is possible that your child will too.  Extra flexible joints can be referred to as hypermobile joints, which means that they stretch further than normally expected.  Sometimes people might also refer to these joints as ‘double jointed’ (to be clear, there [...]

By | 2019-02-08T16:20:51+00:00 January 8th, 2019|Physiotherapy, Therapy|0 Comments

Top 10 Things Parents Need to Know About Flattened Head Shapes in Babies

There are 3 different types of ‘flattened head shapes’. Plagiocephaly is the most common type of head shape change seen in babies; Brachycephaly and Scaphocephaly sometimes occur, but are less common. Plagiocephaly occurs when there is flattening on the back of the head off to one side, towards the left or right side of [...]

By | 2019-02-08T16:33:34+00:00 December 20th, 2018|Physiotherapy, 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+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