INTHISISSUE Autism Awareness Month
blueballoon will be celebrating Autism Awarness month by
Autism Awareness rasing money for the Walk Now for Autism Speaks event. The
Month goal of this fun-filled, family freindly event is to raise money to
fund research, family support programs and to raise
Torticollis & awareness.
Help us in our efforts by making a donation to the blueballoon
2011 Aquired Brain team! Together we can make a differnece and change the
Injury Conference face of Autism.
2011 Summer Camps
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Torticollis & Plagiocephaly for Babies
Setting up your Sensory At blueballoon, our physiotherapists are experienced in the
Environment assessment and treatment of infants and children with
torticollis and plagiocephaly. We
Music-Supported have developed a protocol with
Therapy evidenced based practice for
assessing and treating torticollis and
..................... plagiocephaly in infants. Click here to
......... learn more.
SUMMERCAMPS 2011 Aquired Brain Injury
In partnership with our colleagues in
the field of rehabilitation services,
blueballoon will be participating in the
2011 Aquired Brain Injury Conference
hosted by Hamilton Health Sciences April 28 - 29. The 2011
conference will focus on "Mild Traumatic Brain Injury,
Advances in Research and Practice" and will explore key
issues regarding diagnosis, treatment, recovery, and
community re-entry. Heather MacEwen, Managing Director,
Learn More Clinical Operations, Steve Daly, VP of Operations and
Business Development and Ilia Maor, Administrative and
Business Development Coordinator, will be on hand to
ACTIVE START CAMP answer questions regarding the delivery of rehabilitation
services to children and adolescents with MBI and other
To learn more about blueballoon's apprach to motor-vehicle
accident (MVA) client care, click here.
Product Spotlight: Language Builder Picture Cards
This set is a tremendous tool for
teaching key language concepts
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developmental delay or
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Setting up your Sensory Environment
Maximizing school breaks or modifying your home to
augment the work being done in the clinical setting, can set
up you and your child for success! Learn more about how a
sensory environment is created and the benifits - click here.
Learn More Music-Supported Therapy: A Viable & Valuable
By Noreen Donnell, MMT MTA
Caroline, a joyful 9 year old with developmental challenges
has been coming to blueballoon for just over a year. She
required several therapies including speech and
physiotherapy. During the initial appointment, the therapists
found Caroline to be very responsive and motivated by music.
It is undeniable - from the first few notes of any song, she
became completely entranced and almost overwhelmed by
the sound of music! And so, the decision was made to put her
into Music-Supported Therapy. Continue Reading
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