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Activities over the holidays: fine motor skills for pre-schoolers and toddlers

As parents and caregivers, many of you have worked with an occupational therapist during the year to help your child perform a range of important tasks, such as self-care activities at home and different types of play. Your child will have learnt to strengthen their fine motor skills so they can carry out all kinds […]

Exercise physiologists are in a league of their own

An accredited exercise physiologist (AEP) is an allied health professional with extensive training in understanding the body’s response to exercise, although people still confuse them with personal trainers. There really is no comparison because fitness professionals work in the sport and recreation sector, whereas AEPs work in the health sector and have wide-ranging qualifications and […]

What is exercise physiology

Five key facts about exercise physiology You may have heard of exercise physiology but be hazy about exactly what it aims to achieve and how this allied health profession can improve quality of life for people living with disability. Here are five facts about how our NDIS-registered exercise physiologists change lives for the better. What […]

Graduate Recruitment

Three tips for graduates transitioning into work As a university graduate you may be about to enter the world of full-time work, so it’s worth thinking about how to make this a successful transition. A real positive is that in allied health you’ve chosen a career you’re genuinely passionate about so you’re already likely to […]

Home modifications and independence

Multiple benefits in modifying a home The daily life of Samantha, a 15-year-old girl with cerebral palsy, will be made easier with the addition of a ramp to the front of her home, and also richer and more fulfilling. Samantha will have easier access to her day care program, where she has friends and can […]

The role of Occupational Therapy in Autism

How Occupational Therapy can help children and adults with autism spectrum disorder (autism) Occupational Therapy can support children and adults with autism to improve how they communicate, play and relate to others. What is autism? Autism spectrum disorder, or autism, is a developmental disorder characterised by difficulties with communication and social interaction, and restricted or […]

Top five things you should know about occupational therapy

What is occupational therapy? Occupational therapy is a sought-after allied health profession that helps people more fully engage in the occupations, or activities, they find meaningful and necessary in everyday life. People with disability often find occupational therapy to be effective in making it possible to participate in the daily activities that are important to them. Sometimes the meaning of […]

Occupational Therapy in the home

During these difficult and disruptive times, Ability Action Australia remains open and committed to providing ongoing home visits for children following strict COVID safe protocols. Our dedicated and experienced therapists work with children in the comfort and familiarity of their home environment, while complying with health and safety guidelines to keep families safe. Occupational therapy […]

Calling all NDIS Occupational Therapists – We Are Recruiting

If you are an experienced NDIS Occupational Therapist with a passion for making a real difference in the lives of many, we at Ability Action Australia want to hear from you. We are expanding our NDIS Occupational Therapy services and welcoming more therapists to our growing team. Since opening our doors in early 2020, we […]

A newly published paper explores Autistic Burnout

At Ability Action Australia, we know that it is crucial to keep up to date with research in all areas of disability. Not only does this help us to understand the lived experiences of NDIS participants, but is also vital in ensuring our services remain current best practice and responsive to the individual needs of […]

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