Speech therapy can also be known as speech pathology or speech/language pathology. Speech therapy is delivered by a qualified Speech Pathologist. If your child with a has recently been referred for speech therapy, you might not know what to expect.
We recently expanded our Allied Health team to include Speech Pathologists supporting children and young people with disability in the North Lakes area. Our experienced and talented team will assess your child’s needs and support them to meet their therapy goals with an individualised treatment program. One of the ways that we can support children and young adults with a disability who are non-verbal is through the use of AAC.
We recently expanded our therapy team into the North Lakes area to support more children and young people and their families. Under the NDIS, your child can receive funding for therapy support to help them to meet their goals.
Our team of Physiotherapists support children with disability and related health needs throughout Brisbane and the greater Brisbane area. Physiotherapy can support children to improve mobility, to reach physical milestones such as sitting, standing and walking, to manage and reduce pain and stiffness, to improve muscle tone and to reach many more physical therapy goals. Outside of formal sessions with your child’s Physiotherapist, these goals can also be supported at home.
Respite care is when someone looks after your child with a disability. It can be for a few hours a day, overnight or for longer periods like a few days or weeks. Respite care can take place in your home or at another location such as a respite centre. Families might use respite care only a couple of times a year or more regularly such as on a weekly basis depending on your unique circumstances.
We have recently expanded the therapy support that we provide to children and young adults with a complex disability and related health needs into the Logan area. Let’s take a closer look at the role of occupational therapy for children and young adults with disability and high support needs.
If you’re looking for a Brisbane respite centre for your teenager with a disability, this easy guide might help. Caring for a teenager with a disability is challenging and it’s ok to feel exhausted and to need or want a break. Respite care is not just beneficial for parents and carers but it gives your teenager the opportunity to have some fun away from you with their peers.
Our North Lakes allied health team of occupational therapists, physiotherapists and speech pathologists are here to help your child to meet their therapy goals. In this article, we explore how occupational therapy can support children and young people with a disability.
The way that Brisbane families access short term accommodation (also known as respite) for their child with a disability has changed under the NDIS. At Xavier Place, Brisbane, we understand the importance of overnight respite for children and for families.
One of the ways that we support children to reach their potential is through physiotherapy. The goal of physiotherapy for children, as with adults, is to improve physical wellbeing which can be through improved movement, flexibility and strength, decreased pain and restored physical function.