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Find out more about PAEDS

If you would like to find out more about the program or register, contact stadiumclinic@curtin.edu.au.

 

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Physical Activity Program for children and teens

Children throwing balls

Let our trained staff assist and develop your child with a customised program in a fun, caring and supporting environment.

Our PAEDS program helps develop and improve locomotive, object control and proprioceptive skills for children aged 5 to 15 years. Individualised exercise rehabilitation and activity programs are also available to children and teenagers affected conditions and pathologies that limit their ability to participate in physical activity.

PAEDS Program - Enrolment's for Term Four are open

When: Monday and Thursday afternoons, 4.30 pm - 5.30 pm

Term Four: 8 October - 8 November 2018 

Weeks 

Monday 

Thursday 

Times 

 1  8 Oct  11 Oct 4.30 - 5.30 pm
 2  15 Oct  18 Oct 4.30 - 5.30 pm
 3  22 Oct  25 Oct 4.30 - 5.30 pm
 4  29 Oct  1 Nov 4.30 - 5.30 pm
 5  5 Nov  8 Nov 4.30 - 5.30 pm

Where: Curtin Stadium, Building 111, Curtin University

The cost includes the initial assessment by an Accredited Exercise Physiologist or Physiotherapist and the full after-school program.

Group sessions are overseen by an Accredited Exercise Physiologist and/or Physiotherapist, and children are paired up with Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy students.

For more information and to enrol your child in the PAEDS program, please contact:

Curtin Stadium Health and Rehabilitation Clinic
Tel: +61 8 9266 3304
Email: stadiumclinic@curtin.edu.au

Subsidies

KidSport

The Curtin Stadium PAEDS Program is a registered KidSport provider. KidSport is a joint initiative between the Department of Sport and Recreation and local governments that aims to encourage community participation in sport and recreation for all children.

Eligible children may apply for financial assistance of up to $150 per child per calendar year.

For further information please refer to the KidSport webpage.

What can the PAEDS program do for my child?

PAEDS can assist with:

  • locomotion skills (walking, running, jumping, hopping, skipping, stair navigation)
  • object control skills (throwing, catching, kicking, striking, batting)
  • proprioceptive skills (balance, body awareness, core stability)
  • general fitness (weight management, school sport event participation and/or achievement)
  • promoting a positive association with sport (one-on-one to encourage and customised skill sets pitched at each individual child)
  • individualised exercise rehabilitation and activity programs for children and teens who are affected by any conditions or pathologies that limit their ability to participate in physical activity

Kuy in the Studio

Who would benefit most from PAEDS?

All participants will be initially assessed by one of our Accredited Exercise Physiologists or Physiotherapists. The program is broad and can assist the following:

  • Children with coordination and motor control problems (eg. developmental coordination disorder, cerebral palsy, autism, Down syndrome)
  • Children with other health conditions (eg. Cystic fibrosis, obesity, diabetes, anxiety or depression, as well as cancer epilepsy, asthma and ADHD)
  • Healthy children who require more exposure to physical activity
  • Sports and event-specific training