You may have heard the term “transdisciplinary practice” in relation to disability support for your child but what exactly is transdisciplinary practice and what is involved?
There are a number of reasons why a child might experience weakness in their hands such as low muscle tone, neuro-muscular disorders and more. Our team of occupational therapists will often work with children to help them develop strength and coordination of the tiny little muscles in their hands.
This Wednesday 17th March is Swallowing Awareness Day. Just like breathing, swallowing is a reflex and it is essential to everyday life. The theme of this year’s Swallowing Awareness Day is “Dysphagia. A difficult diagnosis to swallow!”
Confused about what health supports the NDIS will fund? We summarise the health supports that are funded by the health system and those that are funded by the NDIS.
Disability counselling provides support to people with disability and their families (this can be parents, siblings, partners or carers). Counselling can help them to address the challenges that they face individually and as a family as a result of their family member’s disability.
One of the ways that our Physiotherapy team might work with your child is through strengthening exercises, which are used as a way to support children who experience muscle weakness and low tone.
School's out! With the summer break upon us, here are some fun activity ideas to keep your child motivated and working towards their therapy goals.
Sensory trays are an effective way to help your child with a disability to improve and develop not only their senses but also their fine motor movements. They prompt self-directed play where your child is able to explore and play independently.