The following stories highlight how Physiotherapy can help
children and young adults with various needs accomplish their goals.
At 19 months old, Chris still wasn’t walking and could not stand unless he was holding onto furniture. He had just started to crawl. Children typically walk between the ages of 9-18 months. Read More
Mohamed is a 14 year old boy diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. When Mohamed began Speech and Occupational Therapy at blueballoon, he had challenges with communication, self- regulation, and self-injurious behaviours. Read More
Alyssa is 5 years old, and her mother noticed there were some imbalances in her posture and her body. Specifically, her right shoulder was higher than the left. She was diagnosed with Scoliosis. Read More
|Maguire has Down Syndrome and started physiotherapy at blueballoon when she was around 4 months old. Because of low muscle tone, children with Down Syndrome require physiotherapy to support them in meeting developmental milestones. Read More
Time of His Life
David is 19 years old and wants what any young adult man yearns for – independence.
Four short stories highlighting some special moms and their outlook on life with a special needs child.
"Walk like Taya!"
How a little girl on YouTube inspired a little boy with Cerebral Palsy.
Music is Feeling
If you can make learning fun, children are bound to respond.
Dogs are non-judgmental and offer comfort to those who are distressed or lonely.
Walk to the Music
A beautiful and delightful two year old girl, Paige arrived at blueballoon with several challenges.
Music Supported Therapy
Caroline, a joyful 9 year old with developmental challenges required several therapies.
James' TL Story
James often struggled with paying attention, sitting still and transitioning into new situations.
Finding blueballoon Out of the Blue
Kate was born with club feet. Mom and Dad didn't know when she would be able to walk.
The blueballoon Integrated Model
Joshua came to us with what is termed cognitive distortions – extreme anxieties.