OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS IN PRIVATE PRACTICE WORKING WITH CHILDREN

Occupational therapists provide assessment and therapy for children who are experiencing difficulties in their development and learning. The areas occupational therapists may assess include play skills, self-care skills, feeding skills, sensory processing, gross motor skills, fine motor skills, visual-motor coordination, visual perception, handwriting, social skills and self-esteem.

This indicates that the Occupational Therapist is registered with Medicare to provide rebated sessions via the Chronic Disease Management services with referral via GP

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Gillian Hurley

Gillian Hurley

64 Finnerty Street KARRINYUP 6018

: (08) 9446 3658 or 0478 611 340

Provides individual therapy services to adolescents, university students and children. Specialises in assessment and intervention with upper primary and high school students. Has extensive experience with assessment and reporting process for (1) high school students needing special provisions in timed assessments; (2) Year 12 students applying to the School Curriculum and Standards Authority (SCSA) for special provisions in WACE examinations; and (3) university students requiring assessment for special provisions in examinations.

Kids Cancer Support Playgroup

KINGSLEY

3 Goollelal Drive Kingsley

: 0451081725

Secondary Email: [email protected]

Facilator of a Playgroup for Children, siblings and families from the Oncology Wars at PCH and PMH 3b. Focus is to give children opportunities for child directed play, social skills and learning something ways to develop healthy coping skills to assist them on their oncology and life journey. Children PCH and sibling 0-7.

All Star Occupational Therapy

Rachel Banks

Geraldton, WA

: 0423913270

Website: http://www.allstarot.com

All Star Occupational Therapy provides NDIS assessment and therapy services to help your child reach their full potential. We see children aged up to 15. We are a mobile service from Geraldton, so can visit you at your home or school. We currently visit towns within the Midwest area.

Equip for Life

Fiona Kemp

Tower St West Leederville WA 6007

: 0412 901 754

Equip for Life is a private OT service providing a range of service to families that have a child with a disability, particularly those with complex or multiple disabilities. Services are provided within the home, school, day care or other relevant settings. Services can include: direct intervention, one off consultations, programme development, recreation options and programmes, equipment prescription, home modifications, staff training. Services are available for people of all ages and disabilities. Equip for Life is based in metro Perth, but visits to country areas can be arranged.

  • Registered for Helping Children with Autism
  • Registered for Better Start for Children with Disability

Foundations for Learning

Geraldine Ferry Smith

28 Hideaway Cove, Halls Head, WA 6210

: 0400124448

Website: http://www.foundationsforlearning.com.au

Geraldine combines extensive practical experience with post-graduate academic qualifications in learning disabilities and occupational therapy. Difficulties with handwriting, fine motor skill development, school readiness and written language are common reasons for referral. Foundations for Learning provides a flexible and responsive individualised program for children who are learning to write and for students and adults who need to improve their writing or relearn how to write after illness or injury. Clients are seen in Halls Head, with a mobile service operating between Perth and Bunbury.

  • Registered for Better Access to Mental Health
  • Registered for Helping Children with Autism

Potential Therapy Services for Children

Hollie Rogan, Stephanie Gordon, James Dawson, Kirsty Whitehouse

unit 3/30 Burler Drive VASSE Western Australia 6280

: (08)9754 3061 or 0431108400

Secondary Email: [email protected]

Website: http://www.potentialtherapyservices.com.au

Potential Therapy Services for Children is a Paediatric multidisciplinary allied health service in the South West. Our OT's work with children in areas incl. sensory processing/emotion regulation, attention and concentration, motor skills, visual perceptual skills, play, social competencies, feeding. We utilise a number of specialised programmes incl. Social Thinking Curriculum, S.O.S Approach to Feeding, DIR Floortime. We work from a client and family centred model with a focus on function in our clinic/sensory gym, at home, school or in the community. We are a registered NDIS Provider

  • Registered for Helping Children with Autism
  • Registered for Better Start for Children with Disability

SleepLinks

Perth

48 Shakespeare St

: 0403285855

Secondary Email: [email protected]

Website: http://www.sleeplinks.com.au

Community based occupational therapy service with focus on sleep, for people of all ages with developmental, neuro-motor, neurological and health conditions.

Updated: 28.01.2021