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Liam with his new bike
2 weeks ago

Liam’s journey to mobility

When Michelle Sexton first embarked on the journey to get her son Liam a bike, she wanted to give him access to a something that would empower him to maintain his mobility, while allowing him to have an outlet. She knew that a customised bike while extremely freeing and crucial for Liam’s quality of life, would only become a reality through thoughtful collaboration with providers, therapists, and the assistance of Liam’s Support Coordinator – Mark Boyce.
2 weeks ago

The toll of lockdown for the disabled community

I’ve lost track of the conversations that I’ve had with friends, family, and colleagues – where I can see the exhaustion plastered on their faces through a screen, and the conversations echo constant disappointment.  As someone with cerebral palsy, the COVID-19 epidemic created a scenario where I was told I had to work from home. In a pre-COVID world, it had rarely occurred to me to negotiate to work from home, as I was someone accustomed to long and tiring commutes to work. 
21 October 2020

Ask Kelly: COVID-19 and Telehealth Services

Welcome to Ask Kelly. The current COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on how we live, work, learn and interact. While we have been offering a free telehealth service here at CPSN for quite a while now, COVID-19 has seen in a rise in the use of telehealth to access a wide range of medical care and therapies. So, I wanted to explore more about telehealth, what it is, and how you can benefit from it during this time of isolation.
04 August 2020

Do you have the right physiotherapist for you?

Physiotherapy was a weekly fixture for the first 18 years of my life. It became cloaked by a sense of normalcy, and sometimes it even attracted curiosity or scorn from my peers in school. When I turned 18, all my connections to allied health were cut.

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