We help with all kinds of challenges that your child may be facing. Our Paediatric Occupational Therapists can provide intervention and therapy within the home, school and clinic.

Through our experience, we have a deep empathy and understanding of children’s needs, developmental stages and the parenting challenges that can accompany them.

We support your child but we also support you in caring for them.

We provide assistance in the following areas:

  • Personal care activities (feeding, dressing, toileting)
  • Play skills (movement, balance, confidence)
  • Gross motor skills (running, jumping, catching)
  • Fine motor skills (scissors, cutlery, shoelaces)
  • Handwriting (pencil grip, legibility, endurance)
  • Sensory processing difficulties (attention, sensitivity to light/sound/touch)
  • Behaviour and social skills (taking turns, making friends)

Common diagnoses include:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Down Syndrome
  • Sensory Processing Disorder
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Global Developmental Delay
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Dyspraxia
  • Vision impairment
  • Attachment Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder

We use the following strategies and approaches:

  • The Alert Program ®
  • The Traffic Jam in my Brain
  • Social Stories ™
  • Cognitive Strategies
  • Behaviour Management Principles
  • Sensory Integration Principles
  • Play Therapy
  • Sensory Diets
  • Visual Schedules

We have access to a broad range of assessments which include:

  • Movement ABC
  • DASH
  • Bailey’s developmental assessment
  • Peabody developmental assessment
  • ABAS
  • Sensory Profile 2 (Infant Form / Toddler Form / Child Form / School Form / Short Form)
  • The Beery-Buktenica Developmental Test of Visual-Motor Integration (Visual-Motor Integration Form / Visual Perception Form / Motor Coordination Form) 
  • The McMaster Handwriting Assessment Protocol 
  • Clinical Observations of Motor and Postural Skills (2nd Edition) 
  • Test of Auditory Analysis Skills 
  • Motor-Free Visual Perception Test (4th Edition)