Occupational Therapist Team
Director & Principal
Madeline is a huge advocate of children balancing their time in front of screens with time playing outside where they ignite all of their senses. At work and through her own children, she sees the joy in children’s eyes as they rise up to meet the challenges that nature provides. Madeline started Jump Up For Kids to help support children and families to develop independence and resilience in their daily lives. Jump Up For Kids brings together Madeline’s Occupational Therapy, teaching and parenting experience to offer children a ‘just right’ experience in a world that often feels hurried and stressed.
Emma loves skateboarding, traveling, fire twirling and cooking. Somehow she also finds time to work as an Occupational Therapist and pilates instructor. Emma works collaboratively with Jump Up For Kids to develop innovative resources and therapy programs that have a positive impact on the lives of children and families.
With over ten years experience, Polly is the guru of all things to do with health administration. Polly is the reason Jump Up For Kids runs smoothly (most days). She works part time for Jump Up For Kids and at other times maybe found wiping crayon off walls, rescuing people from high places and practicing her negotiation skills (she is the mum of two adventurous, noisy yet ever so delightful young boys).