Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

…who will benefit from this intervention include those with: Autism Spectrum Disorder Physical disability Oral and Verbal Dyspraxia Children/adolescents with speech that is not functional Developmental Disability. When: During your…

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Language-based Learning Difficulties

…learning disabilities have average to superior intelligence. What are some signs or symptoms of a Language-based Learning Disability? Dyslexia has been used to refer to the specific learning problem of…

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Enliten Harness System

…mobility has been something they have never experienced without intervention from another person, the harness is a game-changer. “We are able to support children with moderate to severe mobility disabilities…

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Gait Problems

…but stretches to the forefoot are often helpful. In more severe cases a light plaster cast can be applied for a few weeks, to keep the foot in a neutral…

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Muscular Dystrophy

…and function which over time leads to increasing disability. Although there are over one hundred types of muscular dystrophy the most common types that usually present in childhood are: Duchenne…

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Carer adjustment payment

The Carer Adjustment Payment is a one-off payment for a Carer of a child under 7 years who has been diagnosed with a severe illness, medical condition or major disability

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The F-words for child development

Research in childhood disability has identified six F-words that should be the focus for development. These include Function, Family, Fitness, Fun, Friends, and Future. These areas of development are a…

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Self Care

What is Self Care? Children may have delays in their self care skills as a result of motor planning difficulties, developmental delay, physical disability or merely as a result of…

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