about nicky lasch

BSc.Hons Physio (WITS)
Member of the South African Neurodevelopmental Therapy Association
Member of the South African Institute of Sensory Integration

about nicky lasch

BSc.Hons Physio (WITS)
Member of the South African Neurodevelopmental Therapy Association
Member of the South African Institute of Sensory Integration

  • Work experience

    sub heading

    J.G. Strydom Hospital, Johannesburg (1990 – 1992)

    Edenvale Rehabilitation and Spinal Unit, Johannesburg (1992 – 1995)

    Paediatric Private Practice, Johannesburg (1996 to present date)

    Voluntary work at Alexandra Creche B; Ethembeni Salvation Army Orphanage for abandoned babies

    External Lecturer at WITS
    Paediatrics and Early Intervention (2001 - 2007)

    Advisory Board of SAISI for allied professionals

    Assistant lecturer on Sensory Integration course for allied professionals

    Presented a paper "The Link between SI and NDT" at the International NDT Congress, Cape Town, 1994

    Clinical Supervision – NDT Advanced Baby Course,
    Johannesburg, 2010.

  • Projects

    sub heading

    Wrote and Developed programme “MOMS AND BABES WORKSHOPS” (Part of the Moms and Tots, Moms and Babes and Jungle Tots Franchise groupsent pr).

    Together with Occupational Therapist, Kate Bailey, Nicky has written a programme to stimulate early development in babies between 2 and 12 months. She trains franchisees to run this programme in order to promote early intervention and stimulation. 40 franchisees countrywide at present.

    Sithanda - Community upliftment project - Doors of Hope

  • Personal beliefs & values

    sub heading

    Nicky has been a Physiotherapist for 27 years, working predominantly with babies and young children with developmental delay - including Cerebral Palsy, Prematurity, Autism and Syndromes. She is passionate about educating and guiding parents to work with their babies in optimizing their physical development.

    Nicky’s love for creativity, music and dance is reflected in her therapy space as she scaffolds the parents and children both physically and emotionally.

SI/NDT Workshop

Treatment Rich Therapy - by Nicky Lasch and Bridget Hartley
15-16 April 2016 – George – Western Cape

about alison walker

MSc Physiotherapy in Paediatric Neurology
BSc Physiotherapy

about alison walker

MSc Physiotherapy in Paediatric Neurology
BSc Physiotherapy

specialising in

Paediatrics, Neuro-developmental Therapy (NDT)

specialising in

Paediatrics, Neuro-developmental Therapy (NDT) and Sensory Integration (SI)

Early intervention in infants related to...

Prematurity and high risk babies, Cerebral Palsy, Syndromes including William & Down Syndrome, Delayed motor milestones, Musculo-skeletal disorders, Sensory Modulation disorders (Fussy babies), Infant sleeping and eating disorders.

Assessment and management of toddlers presenting with...

Delayed motor milestones, Low muscle tone, Motor in co ordination, Sensory defensiveness, Pervasive, Developmental Disorders (incl. Autism)

Preschoolers to scholars...

Gross and fine motor co ordination difficulties, Learning difficulties, School readiness preparation, ADD and ADHD, Low tone based postural instability, Orthopaedic deformities – club foot, valgus knees and feet, spinal deformities (scoliosis), Postural rehabilitation post sports injuries.

NDT focuses on...

“Analysis” – of the physical changes which impair the child’s posture and movement.
“Emphasizes” – a therapeutic “hands on” facilitation approach.
“Incorporates” – the sensory system to produce better motor output
“Strives” – to minimise incorrect patterns of movement which cause secondary problems.
“Encourages” – the involvement of the family, educators and caregivers and carry over into all environments.
“Aims” – to promote active and efficient function within the realm of a fun, learning environment.

contact

Get in touch...

contact

Get in touch...

Nicky Lasch BSc.Hons Physio (WITS)
nickylasch@mweb.co.za
www.nickylaschphysio.co.za
011 803 5050

17 Winston Avenue, Rivonia
PR No: 7224753
PT No: PT 0042633