Barriers to participation

Thursday, June 11, 2015

 RURAL children with disabilities lack access to vital physical activity, a physiotherapist has found after conducting studies in Tamworth. Jessica Langham, who presented her groundbreaking findings at the National Rural Health Conference in Darwin last week, undertook her honours project in Tamworth. “My honours project provided evidence that rurally residing children with a disability are not undertaking the recommended amount of daily physical activity and face added barriers to participation,” Ms Langham said. 

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