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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

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+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Disability, NDIS|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


The 3rd June was World Clubfoot Day, which aims to raise awareness of clubfeet and the management of this congenital condition.  Read on to find out more about clubfeet and how it is managed. What is Clubfoot? Lots of children may be born with feet that turn slightly inwards or outwards; however, their feet are [...]

By | 2017-06-26T22:37:53+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Feet, Orthopaedic conditions|0 Comments

Introducing Caitlin :)

In April, we welcomed Caitlin Hibbard, physiotherapist, to the Move and Play Paediatric Therapy team. Caitlin is an experienced physiotherapist who has a passion for working with children, and the Mum of two delightful little boys.  Caitlin has worked with children and families with a variety of different needs across hospital and community settings.  [...]

By | 2017-05-18T13:38:36+00:00 May 18th, 2017|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