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 2019

2020 ABTA Conference

Workshops and welcome party 8th February and conference 9th February. Book now!

Incomplete spinal cord injury courses

In conjunction with the ABTA 2020 conference, Dr Julie Vaughan Graham will be running 3 incomplete spinal cord injury courses:

  • 1-5th Feb 2020: Advanced Bobath Course, Perth (prerequisite completion of 3 week Basic Bobath Course
  • 13-16th Feb 2020: 4 day Bobath approach to spinal cord injury, Melbourne (no prerequisite)
  • 20-23th Feb 2020: 4 day Bobath approach to spinal cord injury, Brisbane (no prerequisite)

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.