Welcome to Mamre

Mamre Association is a Brisbane based non-profit organisation supporting families which have children with a disability.

Mamre believes that people with a disability and their families can have rich, full and meaningful lives within their communities and is committed to working with families in partnership to inspire, embolden and empower towards a better future.

At the core of Mamre is the Mamre Community; an intentional community affirming and upholding the worth of every person in society, whilst continuously pushing the boundaries for social change. From Mamre's early beginnings, the fundamental values of inclusion, relationships and friendship have continued to remain paramount, the word 'Mamre' meaning 'Mountain of friendship' in Hebrew.


An Introduction to Sensory Awareness and Movement Differences

Information Session Covers:

  • Developing foundational knowledge in Sensory & Movement differences and building upon this with practical applications, tools and examples.
  • Overview of the senses; functions and physiology
  • Sensory Integration Dysfunction, and related disorders
  • Common difficulties/observations for people with hypo/hyper arousal of each sense.
  • Practical sensory experiences; understanding own preferences
  • Sensory relations to anxiety/behaviour
  • Management ideas
  • An introduction to movement differences