Treasure Island is a group based occupational therapy program at our Priariewood site for children who have cerebral palsy – hemiplegia. The group is run by experienced occupational therapists and is based on the latest research. The program offers Constraint Induced Movement Therapy (CIMT), an activity based intervention designed to improve upper limb movement skills. Find out more details on our blog.
Seeing this lovely photo of Lindsay and Maria prompted us to re-tell their heart-warming love story first published in our i am magazine a few years ago. Maria and Lindsay Dalmon both have cerebral palsy and have been married for 30 years. Driving to Uluru in an accessible taxi, competing in sailing regattas around the world and paying off their first home in seven years are just some of the highlights of their marriage. Read what they have to say about their marriage for Valentine's Day.
The iconic Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival runs for two weeks every year, culminating in the much celebrated parade along Oxford Street in Sydney on Saturday 4 March.
People with Disability Australia Inc. (PWD), Northcott and Cerebral Palsy Alliance have proudly marched together since 2014 and in 2017 we would like to invite people with disability to join us. The Mardi Gras Parade isn’t just about having some fun while covered in glitter, it’s an opportunity for people to feel connected and included.
An exploration of caregivers’ feeding experiences of children with cerebral palsy (The CareFed-CP Study) Researchers at the Western Sydney University and Cerebral Palsy Alliance are investigating the feeding experiences of caregivers with a child with cerebral palsy. Dr Christine Taylor, head researcher, said that feeding children with cerebral palsy was an important issue they wanted to explore. And they want to talk to caregivers of children with cerebral palsy in one hour interviews.
When Lauren Saliba was younger she found sport and outdoor activity daunting, but after working with an Exercise Physiologist and the Healthy Kids Gym group program at Prairiewood that has all changed. We sat down with her Mum Mona about how the program has changed Lauren’s life.
Taylor has big dreams that include walking the Great Wall of China and becoming a paralympian. To support her to make those dreams a reality is our physiotherapist Ivan Lee. We sat down with Taylor's Mum to talk about working with Ivan.
Last year Andrew West achieved his goal, to reach the top of the Sydney Bridge Climb. With his family, Exercise Physiologist Teigan Butchers and Channel 7 news in tow he did just that. We spoke to Andrew and his family about how Andrew reached his goal.
Our Cerebral Palsy Alliance sites will be closing for the festive holidays.
Head office and therapy sites
Close at 2:00pm Friday 23 December / re-open Monday 9 January 2017.