Owen's Journey

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NAPA – DAY 1

Wow – just got home from Owen’s first day at his first NAPA Intensive… We are all exhausted (Mum and Dad included) yet he’s the one that did all the work! Owen did really well considering today was all very new for him, new people, new surroundings, new exercises, new experiences, the neurosuit feeling… all in all he […]

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Owen Does NAPA – the lead up…

So the adventure to Melbourne and the Napa Centre for a month begins …. This is something we have looked forward to for a VERY long time. Let me take you back… In July 2015 registrations opened for the 2016 NAPA schedule, it’s an online form to be completed and a first come first serve […]

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Day 20 – Feldenkrais with Josipa

Day 20 ……. and we only have 2 more to go! Today was good although I think we are all beginning to feel the tiredness set in…. Don’t get me wrong I’m still wanting to maximise Josipa’s time here but it’s really exhausting also. Owen had physio this morning with Triston and did some wonderful balancing […]

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Day 19 – Feldenkrais with Josipa

What a wonderful way to spend Australia Day! Today Josipa spent the morning at Perth Zoo with Sanja and Adrian and the rest of their family and she had a wonderful time seeing many different animals. At around lunch we picked her up and took her to the DiCandilo Mandurah beach house to celebrate Australia […]

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Day 18 – Feldenkrais with Josipa

So today… a funny one …. well let’s just say Mr wasn’t in the mood to do too much stepping – repeat of Saturday! Today there was Kathryn (Vince’s sister, Nanna (Schofield), Vince and I there. He did some fabulous sitting with lots of movements – he was moving and replacing his feet a lot! […]

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Day 15 – Feldenkrais with Josipa

Another fabulous day … can you believe it … we have had three days in a row now where Owen has just been AAMMAAZZINGGGG! We don’t even know how to describe it… He was sitting so well, rocking, playing and laughing. He was standing so well that after only two times we needed to do […]

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Day 14 – Feldenkrais with Josipa

Wow so where do I begin? I’m sitting here late tonight…. much later than I would normally write. I usually come home straight away from Owen’s sessions and literally dump everything down I have just absorbed in my memory banks – typing, typing as quick as I can before I forget what I experienced. Today […]

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Day 10 – Feldenkrais with Josipa

Today was good! The way Owen was stepping was beautiful! Uncle Nicko, Vince’s brother, myself and Vince were there today. Owen began with sitting, right on his sitting bones and using his hands and feet to stabilise. He was rocking and being a little daring but he was really playing with where his limits were. […]

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Day 9 – Feldenkrais with Josipa

Today Owen had his A – Game back … not immediately with the standing … but didn’t take him too long … let me explain. Today Myself, Vince and Shaye (our in home fabulous helper) were there to watch Owen and encourage him through his work. He begin sitting on his stool, he showed much […]

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Day 8 – Feldenkrais with Josipa

Well today was an odd one…. For both good and not so good reasons…It is funny how each and every session I have such a different feeling after. Yesterday I was on such a high – where today I feel….well I don’t know how to describe it….a little strange. Today Owen’s Grandad (Schofield) and Vince […]

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Day 7 – Feldenkrais with Josipa

WOW – Where do I begin… Owen did something today towards the end of the session that was extraordinary! You will have to read to find out… Let me share our session with you. Today Owen’s Uncle Jarrad and Aunty Bec where there to watch as well as Vince and I, that’s my brother and sister […]

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Day 3 – Feldenkrais Intensive with Josipa

Day 3 – More progress, more smiles and kisses for Josipa. Today Owen had an audience, Daddy, Nanna (Schofield) and Shaye, Owen’s part time carer all came to watch his work. It important as Owen’s network of people around Owen that we are all on the same page. Throughout the year various people within Owen’s network […]

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Day 1 – Feldenkrais Intensive with Josipa

Today Owen began an intense block of Feldenkrais therapy with Josipa. Josipa is all the way from Croatia, Physiotherapist and Feldenkrais practitioner who has worked with children for over 10 years. She believes in neuroplasticity and retraining the brain to start a more normalised pattern of movement. She follows Owen’s lead and never forces anything […]

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OJD – I’m 2

They say a picture is worth a thousand words and this sure is true when you see these pictures! Joy, Happiness, Family, Determination, Commitment, Persistence, Encouragement, Positivity, Strength, Love and these are only to name a few. Our very talented friend Ryan, thank you once again for going above and beyond in capturing these moments […]

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2016 – Our Young Warrior

2016 brings us so much excitement! After recently going live with Owen’s website I Taryn, Owen’s Mum have decided to start the blog section on the site. Although we post regular updates on Owen’s Facebook page , not everyone has Facebook and sometimes I just have a little more that I would like to share with you all. Firstly thank […]

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