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Professionals & Organisations

Australian College of Behavioural Optometrists

Cerebral Palsy Group 
Cerebral Palsy Group is an online resource for anyone who has been affected by cerebral palsy, brain injuries, or birth injuries
Alison Sanchez
Advocacy Director – Cerebral Palsy Group
400 Putnam Pike Suite J #242 Smithfield RI 02917

David Evian – Behavioural Optometrist
Assessing and addressing vision based learning difficulties. Information on vision and visual perception as it relates in particular to those with learning difficulties.
Ph: 02 9436 4395
F: 02 9439 4133
Ground Floor, Shop 3p7, The Forum,
St Leonards Station 203 Pacific Highway,
St Leonards, NSW, 2065

Eye Can Learn
Offers some great activities  to help sharpen “learning-related” visual skills – improve visual information process skills, perception, tracking, focussing and eye teaming.

Specialising in children’s vision & vision therapy

Idibi Kids
Natalie Garmson, based in near Perth, Western Australia, is a certified infant massage instructor (C.I.M.I), and internationally qualified as a Massage in Schools Instructor (M.I.S.I) with Massage in Schools Australia Inc. She is also the Research Officer and Mendeley. Co-ordinator for the International Association of Infant Massage. Her background is in science and aromatherapy.
Check out her website:

Justine Watson – Counsellor CM CAPA
Contact Justine to find out about Counselling Support Groups.They can help with the feelings of loss, isolation, exhaustion and the impossible role of parenting different children etc.  The groups run for 2 hours, 8 consecutive weeks and are run by a counsellor who is a mum of a child with autism.

Narara, NSW, Australia

Amanda Parsons
Paediatric Occupational Therapy Centre
Level 1, Forestway Shopping Centre,
Cnr Warringah Rd & Forestway,
Ph: (02) 9451 5735     

Neuro Functional Chiropractor
Dr Randy W. Beck
Institute of Functional Neuroscience
Canning Vale  WA  6155
(08)6254 2282

NutriPath Integrative Pathology
If you are looking for a doctor who can look into gut issues, this is a company that handles the pathology. They will help you find a doctor in your area.

Occupational Therapy Helping Children
Treating children with a range of development difficulties, including young people on the Autistic Spectrum, with Developmental Delays, ADD/ADHD, Sensory Integration and Sensory Processing Difficulties, Learning Difficulties, Gifted Children with Learning Difficulties, Cerebal Palsy, At-risk children and toddlers, Developmental Co-ordination Disorder, Dyspraxia, Organisational Problems and handwriting difficulties.
Lisa Hughes
Elanora Heights, NSW, Australia

Optometric Extension Program Foundation
A website with a lot of information on Behavioral Optometry


Senior Care Helper

We received these links from Susan Williams at SeniorCareHelper, a group of librarians and educators who curate resources for others. She’s been focused on fall prevention ever since her dad had a fall. Those with Alzheimer’s or dementia are at an increased risk of falls and as we are broadening our program to include seniors we thought it might be helpful to include this list of links that Susan sent us:

The Complete Guide to Home Modifications to Prevent Falls

Falls an Early Sign of Alzheimer’s

Fall Prevention & Mobility: Practical Safety and Organization Strategies for Seniors

How to Talk about End of Life Planning with Your Family
Senior Fall Prevention: A Roadmap for Navigating Resources and Benefits

Sleeman Optometry
Central Coast Optometrist
Shop 1, The Chittaway Centre
Chittaway Bay NSW 2261
Phone: 02 4388 9488
Behavioural Optometry – Visual Information processing is the brain taking input from the eyes for learning and understanding. Subtle vision problems can have a major impact and Behavioural Optometry can help.

Sound Therapy International
Sound Therapy is a self-help program that rehabilitates the muscles in the middle ear and stimulates the brain. The program has been successfully used by thousands of listeners over the past 15 years, with benefits in the relief of hearing loss, tinnitus, depression and anxiety, insomnia, ADD/ADHD and learning difficulties, amongst others.
Rafaele Joudry
Phone: 1300 55 77 2534

Smart Vision Optometry
Justine Shaw
Senior Vision Therapist
Thompson Larter Smart Vision Optometry
112 Yarrara Rd Pennant Hills NSW 2120
02 9481 0449

Sue Dengate’s Website
Effects of food on learning and behaviour.

Movement/Music Progams

BrainDance Videos

These are interactive movement videos for seniors featuring Anne Greene Gilbert’s 8 pattern BrainDance with Teaching Artist, Maria Simeone. Easily adaptable for all ages and for classroom use. Produced in sponsorship with Segerstrom Center for the Arts and Alzheimer’s OC. Closed captioned in Spanish with PDFs in English and Spanish of all 8 BrainDance patterns.

Get Ready for School DVD
Robyn Cox NZ
This DVD explains the importance of the ‘Foundation Skills’ for formal learning.

Kidz Fiz Biz
Marlene Rattigan
Kidz-Fiz-Biz is a user-friendly music and movement programme for early childhood.
Ph: 08 9325 1204
Mob: 0410 642 781

S’cool Moves
Focuses on bringing therapy practices from private clinic work to the typical classroom.

Toddler Kindy Gymbaroo Pty Ltd
Victoria, Australia
Helps children from 6 weeks to 6 years to become ready to learn academically.


Education Choices
Tingalpa, QLD, Australia
Education Choices is a new magazine for families choosing home education in Australia and New Zealand. Its aims are to support, encourage and inspire home-schooling parents and provide information for those investigating education options for their children.

An interesting online magazine that has articles on many topics including education.


Kylie Taylor Houton
Northern Beaches, Sydney
Offers a movement therapy program called ‘Brain and Breath’ which combines neurological exercises, yoga, breath control and relaxation and also offers private consult and delivery of the Move to Learn program in your home or school.
Phone: 0423 208822

Cradle 2 Kindy
Cradle 2 Kindy parenting coaches have a passion to assist parents and children by helping to prevent problems arising or bring changes that promotes harmony in the home.

College Scholarships. org
An American organisation with an interesting help page for students with disabilities

Cerebral Palsy Guidance is a comprehensive informational website on cerebral palsy created to provide answers and assistance to parents of a child with cerebral palsy. It covers cerebral palsy from all angles–from symptoms, causes, and treatment, to daily living information, such as communication and transitioning to adulthood articles.

Cerebral Palsy
Our mission at is to provide the public with accurate and up to date information on the many aspects of cerebral palsy and other birth injury complications. Our team strives to maintain a comprehensive free resource so those interested or concerned about their children can take actions to protect them. If you would like to get in touch with our team we can be reached at

Extend 360
Need a mat that’s big enough to stretch on and for kids to play on? New Extend and Extend 360 mats provide the solution! Both the square and round mats are much larger than standard, offering great space for any type of exercise.
The mats are suitable for use in a wide range of sports and activities, such as yoga, pilates, martial arts, or even to put your home gym equipment on. Made from durable yet soft 5mm material, Extend mats are comfortable, hard wearing and look great!

The Handle Institute
Washington State, USA
Providing an Holistic Approach to Neuro Development and Learning Efficiency.

ILT (Integrated Learning Therapy)
South Africa
ILT is committed to helping all individuals to realise their potential with efficient functioning in school and/or the workplace as well as in the wider social world.

The Institute for Neuro-Physchology (INPP)
Sally Goddard Blythe MSc.FRSA
1 Stanley Street
Chester CH1 2LR

King Saud University
Areej Ali Al-Salamah
College of Education,
Riyadh,Saudi Arabia

Learning Connections
Paddington, Queensland, Australia
Conducts training of teachers to implement Learning Connections Developmental School Program.

Learning Links ACLD
Sydney, Australia
Helping teachers and parents get children ready to learn.

Links to Learning
Tracey Butler, Director
East Adelaide Medical Centre
50 Hutt Street
Adelaide, South Australia 5000

MINDD Foundation – Metabolic Immuno Neurologic Digestive Disorders
Vaucluse NSW Australia
MINDD Foundation is a non-profit Health Promotion Trust run by a team of patients, medical doctors and health care professionals. MINDD Foundation promotes effective biomedical and integrative treatments for metabolic, immunologic, neurologic and digestive disease that often affects the mind (hence Mindd). Through seminars and products they educate families and train practitioners in effective treatments.
For Seminars see their website

Raising Difficult Children Program
Sydney Australia

NSW, Australia

New Zealand
Ph: +64 9439 5955

SPD Australia
Supporting and Advocating for people with Sensory Processing Disorder
Wonderful site, with lots of information on Sensory Processing disorder, diagnosis, treatment, activities, tools, testimonies and an Australia wide listing of therapists.

The Sleep Connection
Great site with lots of information about sleep and learning difficulties
Lisa Maltman
Ph: 0404 096 822

Smart Brain/Smart Body Centre
Broulee, NSW
Concentrating on the whole child and supporting the parents of the child, the centre offers assessment, tutoring, Irlen screening, sound therapy, Extra Lesson and Move to Learn.
Julia Dive
Ph: 0400 232 469

Starjump – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Starjump is dedicated to providing a service that encompasses the educational, physical, cognitive and emotional needs of students with learning problems and learning differences.
Joyce Moi
Phone: +6012-387-1120

Sue Lunney
Medical Herbalist/Naturopath
Ph: +61 2 6493 2580
Mob:0409 079 246

You Can Do it! Education, WA
Meg Roche
Ph: 0407 773 457