From wheelchair to walkingFebruary 22nd, 2018
12 months ago 9 year-old Jaydan was completely dependent on his wheelchair and only just learning to stand independently. Today, he’s walking around the classroom and dancing through his physiotherapy sessions.
David’s breathing easy with speech pathologyFebruary 14th, 2018
As a 7 year-old, David Barker, who has intellectual disability, was non-verbal and showing no progress towards reading and writing milestones.
Lucas the Karate KidFebruary 5th, 2018
9 year-old Lucas Hillbeck is taking on school with a new found confidence after receiving a Therapy Focus GIVE grant to fund his karate lessons.
Small steps make a world of differenceDecember 19th, 2017
When Joanne DeCampo’s 5 year-old daughter Tayla presented with developmental delays and challenging behaviours, Joanne was at a loss as to what to do.
Empowered through danceDecember 18th, 2017
A dance program being run across Perth is giving adults of all abilities the opportunity to express themselves through dance whilst growing their confidence and self-esteem.
Community art for Disability Awareness WeekDecember 13th, 2017
In celebration of Disability Awareness Week, Therapy Focus’ Margaret River Team hosted a free art workshop for the local community
Drumming up teen social skillsDecember 6th, 2017
Therapy Focus’ Drumbeat group is helping teenagers with disabilities connect with one another and develop their social skills through the power of drumming
New Zealand exchange inspires Therapy Focus staffNovember 24th, 2017
In November three Therapy Focus employees travelled to New Zealand as part of an exchange program with partner organisation, Autism NZ
No more fright in the biteNovember 23rd, 2017
Anthony was a happy toddler trying a wide variety of foods, until at two years-old he suddenly became very fearful of new flavours and textures
Liam dances up a stormNovember 9th, 2017
18 year-old Liam Byrne has taken on the best-of-the-best in hip hop dancing at an international competition in Sydney