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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 [...]

Intensive therapy!

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 and social media pages have been reporting that Greg Hunt, the Federal Health Minister has announced on the weekend that children with physical disabilities can now apply [...]

By |2019-04-04T12:40:14+11:00April 4th, 2019|Cerebral Palsy, NDIS, Therapy|0 Comments

Learning to Ride a Bike

Learning to ride a bike can be an exciting and scary time for both children and their families. Bike riding is an excellent opportunity for your child to participate in physical activity and develop healthy, lifelong habits. As a result, many children and their families select riding a bike as a goal or milestone [...]

By |2019-02-28T22:18:58+11:00February 28th, 2019|Physiotherapy|0 Comments