ALLAMBIE: Habit-ILE – Jan 2023

HABIT-ILE is a breakthrough intensive therapy program for children who experience challenges with hand and gross motor function.

Exclusive to Cerebral Palsy Alliance, HABIT-ILE draws on the latest neuroplasticity research, and is clinically proven to provide lasting functional improvement for children with cerebral palsy aged 6-13 years.

Using play to engage and motivate children, the program is tailored to each child’s unique interests and goals; whether it’s learning to ride a two-wheel bike, tying shoe laces or independently walking stairs.

NOTE

  • Volunteers will be advised in writing of CPA’s safe operating procedures, and will be required to follow accordingly
  • Volunteers will be required to comply with the current COVID safe plan
  • All volunteers will need to complete an online NDIS disability module, Working with Children Check and provide a Covid19 Vaccination Certificate including booster prior to starting the role

TRAINING:  Monday 9th January 2023: 12- 3pm  at our Allambie Heights site (mandatory including previous volunteers)

PROGRAM DATES:  - 9 day program I Tuesday 11th – Friday 20th January, 2023 

TIME: 8.30am - 4.30pm each day

LOCATION:  Cerebral Palsy Alliance, 187 Allambie Road, Allambie Heights

VOLUNTEER ROLE

  • Volunteers paired with a child to deliver the HABIT-ILE intervention
  • You will receive regular support and training from experienced PT & OTs
  • You will learn about HABIT-ILE, incl. motor learning principles + how to structure, scaffold and provide “just right challenge” for children with cerebral palsy.

BENEFITS OF THE ROLE

  • Volunteers receive free training + hands on experience in this new and evidence-based therapy approach
  • Role is a unique opportunity to learn from experienced paediatric physiotherapists and occupational therapists

MORE INFORMATION?

Click here to find out more about our Super Learning Intensive programs.

NOTE - Allied Health Students

If you’re an allied health student, this volunteer role can support you to gain invaluable skills and experience in preparation for your first professional role.

Contact

Rachel Simpson

Email rachel.simpson@cerebralpalsy.org.au

Call 0457 127 292