About us


CPTeaching is an integral part of the Cerebral Palsy Group Pty Ltd (www.cerebralpalsygroup.org). This group of businesses was established by A/Professor Brian Hoare in 2012 to bridge the gap between research and clinical practice for the treatment of children with cerebral palsy.


CPToys is a platform that supports therapists and parents of children with cerebral palsy to maximise therapy outcomes through carefully matching the right toys to a child’s goals and age. Find out more at www.cptoys.org



CPTherapy is a highly specialised occupational therapy service for children with cerebral palsy. CPTherapy only provides therapy services that are based on high-quality research evidence. Our two occupational therapists, Brian Hoare BOT; PhD and Susan Greaves B.App.Sc (OT); PhD have over 45 years combined clinical and research experience in the assessment and treatment of children with cerebral palsy. Find out more at www.cptherapy.org

A/Prof Brian Hoare

Associate Professor Brian Hoare is an occupational therapist at CPtherapy, a specialist private practice for children with cerebral palsy in Melbourne. He also holds an Associate Professor position within the School of Occupational Therapy, LaTrobe University. Ass/Prof Hoare spent the…

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Prof Bert Steenbergen

Professor Bert Steenbergen is a full professor at the Behavioural Science Institute of the Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands. The focus of his work is on “perception and action problems’, including the relationship between fundamental research in disorders of motor…

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Dr Susan Greaves

Sue is the Manager, Occupational Therapy at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne where she has worked for the past 17 years. She has a strong clinical background in the field of cerebral palsy and early intervention, especially assessment and management…

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Dr Elegast Monbaliu

Elegast has been senior paediatric physical therapist (PT) since 1999 at Dominiek Savio Institute, a rehabilitation centre for children with motor disabilities (Gits, Belgium), where he is currently Staff Member Medical Service. Additionally, in 2000, he started a private practice…

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Rachel Toovey

Rachel is a physiotherapist and researcher. She has a strong interest research and clinical interest in optimising motor learning and participation, as well as prevention of the secondary consequences of physical disability. Rachel works as a physiotherapist coordinating bike skills…

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