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Playful Learning At My Therapy House

Apr 21, 2017

Introducing Terrific Teresa

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Visiting Speech Pathologist gives a message of thanks for recent visit to My Therapy House:

Apr 13, 2017

I have just spent two full days at My Therapy House and I am in awe. I have worked as a Speech Pathologist for many years in the full range of service environments. I have not seen a model that works as well. The addition of Music Therapy to the mix is a stroke of genius. Dana and Craig have put their hearts and finances into creating a service with the needs of the client being paramount.

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​Co-Treatment at My Therapy House® using an integrated DIR Floortime™ and Music Therapy Approach

Apr 6, 2017

At My Therapy House® we have been working with children and their parents using a co-treatment approach because we have found when the traditional therapies (Speech Pathology and Occupational Therapy) using the DIR Floortime approach (social emotional development model) are accompanied by Music Therapy, the children are making significant gains over shorter amounts of time.

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DIR FLOOR TIME EVIDENCE BASED PRACTICE

Apr 4, 2017

Video showing evidence behind DIR Floortime.

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Your Voice Matters

Mar 22, 2017

Feedback from 2016 My Therapy House Parent Survey

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Profectum Academy Trainer Certificate in the DIR Model and Foundational Capacities for Development (FCD)

Mar 2, 2017

Dana has attained the Profectum Academy Trainer Certificate in the DIR Model and Foundational Capacities for Development (FCD) after 2-3 years of significant study, tutoring and training.

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What is a Music Therapy Assessment? By Patsy Tan

Feb 26, 2017

​At My Therapy House ® we have begun to use the Music Therapy Assessment as one of the primary assessment tools together with Stanley Greenspan’s and Serena Wieder’s Functional Emotional Development Levels to determine the child’s social emotional development and individual profile.

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The Importance of Music Therapy in Co-Treatment Sessions

Feb 19, 2017

Many studies have shown that individuals of all ages, abilities, social and cultural background can benefit from music therapy. Research has found that music therapy can support emotional, cognitive and social development in many populations including those with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).

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What is music therapy?

Jan 17, 2017

Music Therapy Fact sheet: Music Therapy with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

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Have a wonderful Christmas and New Year!

Dec 22, 2016

The Team at My Therapy House wish all the families a wonderful Christmas and New Year! We look forward to seeing and working with you and your child(ren) again in 2017! Thank you for your loyalty, support and commitment!

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Another year is over!

Dec 20, 2016

On Tuesday December 20th the My Therapy House Team had its final Planning Day for 2016.

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Kerry is off to train as a Certified Play Therapist

Nov 24, 2016

Kerry will be off to Sydney in December 2016 to begin her training as a Play Therapist. She is doing an intensive course and subsequent supervision through the Academy of Play and Child Psychotherapy.

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2016 Autism SA Recognition Award: Special Inspiration Award

Nov 7, 2016

Congratulations to Sonya and Dave Ludlow, two of the amazing parents we are privileged to know and work with, for winning the 2016 Autism SA Recognition Award: Special Inspiration Award.

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​Catching up with the Early Childhood Development Educator (play and music) Kerry Herbert

Jul 29, 2016

I joined the My Therapy House(TM) team in March 2016 and now I regularly work with twelve children and their families. I use the DIR Floortime(TM) approach while providing learning experiences through play and music.

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Georgina Ahrens of Kids World Paediatric Therapy visits My Therapy House

Jun 10, 2016

Georgina Ahren's visited My Therapy House in May 2016 to mentor Alyssa Cummings (Occupational Therapist) in her role. Georgina is a renowned Occupational Therapist based in Sydney who owns and manages her own practice Kidsworld Paediatric Therapy.

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Sam Paior talks NDIS

May 23, 2016

​Sam Paior from the Growing Space presented My Therapy House clients and staff a great information session about the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

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Planning Day

May 16, 2016

On Tuesday May 10th 2016 My Therapy House had a creative and innovative planning day.

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Monthly Parent information evenings for our families

May 1, 2016

My Therapy House(R) is. sponsoring a series of monthly parent information evenings for My Therapy House(R) families in the upcoming months. We believe parent education plays a crucial role in facilitating your child's development. It is also an opportunity for parents to come together, discuss their concerns and support each other, as well as be supported around their concerns.

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The year has begun at My Therapy House

Feb 9, 2016

Welcome to 2016! We all at My Therapy House hope you have had a wonderful start to the year.

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DIR Floortime™ Alignment Across Australia

Oct 20, 2015

Kidsworld Paediatric Therapy in Sydney and My Therapy House in Adelaide, plan to work more closely together in the future to align DIR Floortime™ practices in Australia

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Visit by Georgina Ahrens, DIR Floortime™ OT from Sydney

Oct 16, 2015

​ My dear friend and colleague, Georgina Ahrens visited our practice on October 15th and 16th 2015.

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New Premises

Sep 2, 2015

We have finally moved in and settled into our new premises at Mitchell Park. We are offering family intervention with the transdisciplinary team of the speech pathologist, occupational therapist and social worker working with different family members simultaneously.

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Dana Baltutis Speech Pathology is expanding

Jun 16, 2015

Dana Baltutis Speech Pathology is expanding. I am moving from one room to a purpose designed house for children and families.

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