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

Country

Kern 4 Kids

Alana Walsh

Mobile within Peel, Murray, Rockingham, Armadale and Applecross regions. Clinic's based in Mandurah and Applecross

: 1300 101 123

Website: https://kernhealth.com.au/paediatrics/

Mobile and Clinic Based Occupational Therapy and Speech Pathology

  • Registered for Better Start for Children with Disability

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

Hayley Storr - Occupational Therapy

14 Patman Road Secret Harbour WA 6173

: 0413102755

Secondary Email: [email protected]

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

Bright Minds Occupational Therapy is a paediatric Occupational Therapy service, providing assessment, intervention and support to children aged 0-18 years with learning challenges, Autism Spectrum Disorder and other sensory and developmental disabilities. We are a mobile service, with bases in Kalgoorlie and Secret Harbour and service surrounding areas of each location. Bright Minds OT aims to provide a country like, friendly, relaxed and professional Service to the communities and families it serves. We are passionate about child development and endeavor to provide the best personalised the

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

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

Skillbuilders Therapy Services & Products for Children

Penny Melsom, Maria Rosenius, Caryn Mincherton

Unit 5/2 Queensgate Drive, CANNING VALE, WA 6155 Unit 1/24 Hammond Rd, COCKBURN CENTRAL, WA 6164

: 08 9332 2223 (CanningVale) and 08 9417 4903 (Cockburn Central)

Secondary Email: [email protected]

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

Skillbuilders has provided family-centred therapy services for children aged 0-18 years for the past 21 years. Our team includes OT, Physio & Speech Therapy. Our centres are based at Cockburn Central and our Leeming practice has just moved to Canning Vale. We provide services in schools, day care centres and homes. Skillbuilders Therapy also includes a large range of products to support children in their development. All these items can be seen at www.skillbuilders.com.au, and also at our Cockburn location. Guidance in equipment selection is available to families from across the state.

  • 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

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.

TLC-WA

Tara Spickett, Laura Brown

10 Elcar Lane JOONDALUP WA 6027

: (08) 9301 1154

Website: https://tlc-wa.com.au

We provide clinic, school and home-based OT services to children (0 -16). Our services include individual and group therapy, home programs and equipment prescription. This service aims to maximise children’s potential in gross-motor skills and coordination, fine-motor skills, handwriting, sensory processing, self-care, play, concentration skills and feeding. Registered provider for: - Helping Children with Autism funding - Better Start for Children with Disability funding - Enhanced Primary Care Plans and NDIS. TLC-WA is a multidisciplinary service.

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

Updated: 10.12.2019