Australian Bobath Training Association

Welcome to the The Australian Bobath Training Association inc. (ABTA) home page. The ABTA has been formed to promote the teaching of the Bobath Concept in adult neurological rehabilitation. The members of ABTA are all members of IBITA, the International Bobath Instructors Training Association. Membership is open to qualified Bobath tutors and therapists who have been accepted into a tutor training programme.

Bobath Courses

If you or your group wish to hold a course, please contact the ABTA chairperson Janet Stevens.  The members of the ABTA meet regularly to allocate course tutors and further develop Bobath courses in Australia and neighbouring countries.

Courses 2018

Sold outInaugural ABTA Conference

The Bobath concept: Translating Neuroscience into Clinical practice; featuring keynote speaker Senior IBITA instructor Mary Lynch Ellerington. A program of presentations on current research into the Bobath Concept, and relevant Neuroscience, will follow.

The date: Sunday February 18th, 2018!
Venue: St Vincents’ Hospital Melbourne, Fitzroy
Program: View the program

After nearly 30 years involvement with Bobath training in Australia, this will be Mary’s final trip to Australia. Unfortunately the conference is now sold out.

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News Just In

Congratulations to Kim Brock who has recently qualified as an IBITA Advanced Bobath Instructor, Australia’s second Advanced Course Instructor.

Bobath Tutors

There are five qualified Bobath tutors and 6 tutor trainees in the group currently. A brief CV of each member is available in the About Us section.