Look Hear Australia is a Private Practice and Allied Health Resource Library which assists children with individual, additional and complex needs.
Look Hear Australia stands for Library of Online Knowledge for Health and Education Professionals (Australia).
Look Hear Australia (Aus) & Look Hear Global (UK) aims to:
- Create an international community of resources, websites, training and information for parents and professionals working with children who have individual, additional and complex needs.
- Develop a private practice that delivers high quality, best practice services and therapies to children, their families and support networks. We aim to provide an individual, bespoke service that has a foundation in international research, resources and community.eta name="google-site-verification" content="hIcNnFtCuz8biKyB5iVdUrICTiA0Lp673YZfLFIEYFw" />
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OUR RANGE OF RESOURCES
"The resources listed on this website have been pulled together by a range of contributors including allied health professionals, teachers and parents."
There's heaps for you to explore and find on here. Start by selecting one of the 6 categories above. If you get stuck, contact us and we'll help you out.
TOPIC: What I wish I knew…. If you have stumbled across this blog post, you are probably a newly graduated occupational therapist! Congratulations on completing your degree! So …what now? If you are anything like I was, when you graduate, you are SO VERY READY to enter the workforce after many years of juggling studying and…Read More
TOPIC: Top 10 Tips For Special Needs Siblings (from a sibling!) WHAT: When we are children, there can be a variety of emotions regarding our siblings. Maybe you were jealous because they got to do all the fun stuff such as horseback riding and playing in a really cool looking gym? Maybe there were times…Read More
TOPIC: What is a Whole Class Approach? Why do therapists talk about it so much? WHAT: Being a teacher in this day and age is hard! There are so many expectations and deadlines and benchmarks to meet, all while trying to nurture and teach the next generation. A big part of therapy is ’embedding the…Read More
Guest Post This month we have a guest post!! Farrah is a writer, millennial, and single mother of two – one living daughter, and one son not. She had both children while attending university, and is now studying a Masters degree. She frankly details life, pregnancy and parenting after the loss of a child, on…Read More
TOPIC: Why are therapists family focused? Do we have to be involved? Are home programs that important? WHAT: Therapists talk about being “family centered” or “family focused” all the time. What does it mean? Why are therapists family focused? And why do I as a parent, keep getting homework from my therapist? I thought going…Read More
Hi everyone, Tim here. I’ve been in Montreal last week at the International Society of Autism Researchers (INSAR) annual conference. This conference brings autism researchers from around the world together to discuss and share the leading research into the autism spectrum. Highlights from Day 3: Transitioning into adulthood Are healthcare providers ready to transition ASD…Read More
Hi everyone, Tim here. I’ve been in Montreal last week at the International Society of Autism Researchers (INSAR) annual conference. This conference brings autism researchers from around the world together to discuss and share the leading research into the autism spectrum. Highlights from Day 2: Multimodal Measurement of Sensory Processing Measuring sensory reactivity reliably: Teresa…Read More
E’s Journey: The Complex World of Autism and PANS E was diagnosed with autism at 2.5 years. E developed a complex Motor Movement Disorder and Tourette like symptons at 5 years. Intellectual disability followed. My Journey: When at high school many years ago, I always remember an English Assessment being “Overcoming Adversity”. At the time…Read More
Why is Sleep important? Sleep is just as important as food, shelter and safety. It allows the brain to recharge and the body to regenerate. Healthy sleep allows people to function at optimal alertness. Healthy sleep requires: Sufficient amount (time) Uninterrupted (quality) Natural sleep cycle (circadian rhythm) Age-appropriate naps Children need sleep to be able…Read More