Therapy Blog: How sensory integration can help your child

The process of the brain organising and interpreting experiences that relate to the sensory system is called sensory integration. If a child’s sensory system works a little differently, they may experience challenges with sensory integration.

Preparing for your first NDIS plan review

Plan reviews are an important part of the NDIS because they will determine how well supports are working to help you or your child reach the goals set. As with your initial planning meeting, there are things that you can do to prepare for your plan review to help you reach the best outcome. To identify what supports and working well and where improvements can be made.

Did you Know? An Update on Health & the NDIS

The Department of Social Services released a factsheet which outlines the changes that will happen to the way that the NDIS and health services work together.

Mindful in May

Mindful in May is a growing social initiative. We discuss mindfulness and how it can help our families to reduce stress and anxiety and improve their own mental health.

Cherie talks nursing

At Xavier we recognise the amazing work that our nursing team do each and every day. As the world recently celebrated International Nurses Day, we had a chat to our very own Cherie about why she loves nursing. 

Plan Management & Support Coordination

In the new world of the NDIS there is a lot to learn and we understand that this can sometimes feel overwhelming. One area of confusion is in how plan management and support coordination work.

Chermside Therapy Clinic Open

We’re excited to announce the opening of our third Community Therapy Clinic in Chermside West. Our Community Therapy Clinics mean that we can provide physiotherapy, speech pathology and occupational therapy for Brisbane children in your communities, in a fun and relaxed environment.

From humble beginnings

At Xavier, we have a long, proud and very interesting history. In 2019 we are celebrating our 70th year of supporting Brisbane children and their families. Our history and heritage play in big part in who we are today.