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

Metro - South of the River

Occupational Therapy 4 KIDZ

Rebecca Czaplinska

PO BOx 164 Burswood 6100

: 0406492565

Mobile paediatric service providing home and school based therapy services; specialising in the assessment and treatment of children who are experiencing difficulties with sensory processing, motor skills, visual perception, handwriting, attention and self care.

Dove Occupational Therapy

Chris Dove

125A Broadway NEDLANDS WA 6009

: 93897719 or 0430474770

Secondary Email: therapy@otdove.com.au

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

Specialising in the assessment and intervention of children and adolescents aged 4 years-18 years. Practice and school based services (north and south of river). We provide services at multiple schools within Perth. Presenting referrals: attention and organisation skills, sensory regulation, ADL's, visual perceptual skills, fine and gross motor coordination, handwriting skills, dysgraphia, developmental coordination disorder/dyspraxia, learning confidence, applications for SCSA/ATAR exams.


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

Wize Therapy

Paula Buttigieg, Deborah Thomas, Andrea Brown, Tina Bransch, Dana Hooker

Booragoon Commercial Centre 175 Davy Street BOORAGOON WA 6154

: 93177932

Occupational therapy, speech pathology and physiotherapy services for children from birth to 25years of age. Family-centred individual and group services for clients with sensory processing challenges, neurological disorders, acquired brain injury, developmental disabilities and classroom difficulties at the clinic or in the community (child care, school or home). OTs trained in Therapeutic Listening, Integrated Listening Systems (ILS), Perceive Recall Plan Perform (PRPP) and Assisting Hand Assessment (AHA). Registered for NDIS, Helping Children with Autism, Better Start, PITS(Botox), Medicare

  • 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

Southern River Occupational Therapy

Beanette de Wet

160 Lakey street Southern River 6110

: 0894907569 or 0439527598

Clinic based assessments and treatment of sensory processing, motor developmental delays (fine and gross motor), visual processing and learning difficulties. School and home visits available. Therapeutic Listening trained. Consults children aged birth to 18 years.

Finding Balance Occupational Therapy and Play Therapy

Nina Fitch

Chelsea Village Suite 2/145 Stirling Highway Nedlands. WA 6009

: (08) 9389 1792 or 0409 680 716

Secondary Email: hello@findingbalancetherapy.com.au

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

Finding Balance Occupational Therapy and Play Therapy offers a unique and well respected service to children, adolescents, families and educators. We address concerns with developmental and learning difficulties and worked empathetically with children and families experiencing emotional, social and mental health issues.

  • Registered for Better Access to Mental Health


Corrie Staats

87B Todd Avenue Como WA 6152

: 9474 1826 or 0405 690 595

My special interest is learning difficulties related to literacy development (legibility and written expression). My PhD study examined the impact of cognitive load on achieving handwriting proficiency. I see children who experience challenges with play and social skills, self-monitoring behaviours (participation and persistence; organisation and attention) and motor development (gross and fine motor). I completed post-graduate training in Bobath/NDT (paediatrics), Sensory Integration (Cert SIPT, Therapeutic Listening™, Alert Program®), and DIR/Floortime® -Level B.

  • Registered for Better Access to Mental Health

Gillian Hurley

Gillian Hurley

64 Finnerty Street KARRINYUP 6018

: (08) 9446 3658

Provide individual therapy services to children, adolescents and university students. Specialise in assessment and intervention with upper primary and high school students. Have extensive experience with assessment and reporting process for (1) high school students needing special provisions in tests and exams; (2) Year 12 students applying to the School Curriculum and Standards Authority (SCSA) for special examination arrangements in WACE exams; and (3) university students requiring special examination arrangements.

iThrive - Occupational Therapy for Children

Hayley Huxtable

2/178 Railway Parade, West Leederville

: (08) 9381 2614 or 0411 890 364

Secondary Email: info@ithrivegroup.com.au

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

iThrive West Leederville offers the assessment and intervention of school aged children (3-18 years) who may be experiencing learning difficulties such as ADHD or other attentional difficulties, dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, high functioning autism, behavioural issues and sensory processing disorder (SPD). We assist with handwriting, reading, comprehension, numeracy, fine and gross motor strength and co-ordination. Most of all we wish to help children achieve their best to improve maintain their self-efficacy and ease any anxieties or difficulties they may be facing in school and in life.

  • Registered for Better Access to Mental Health

Hayley Storr - Occupational Therapy

14 Patman Road Secret Harbour WA 6173

: 0413102755

Secondary Email: admin@brightmindsot.com.au

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

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: penny@skillbuilders.com.au

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

Perth Occupational Therapy

Camilla Holt


: 0407396726

Website: http://perthot.wixsite.com/occupationaltherapy

A paediatric occupational therapy practice providing assessment and intervention for children and adolescents with a range of developmental concerns. Delivering evidence-based and innovative OT services to maximise functioning at school, at home and in the community. Working primarily in the areas of handwriting and literacy with a focus on educational outcomes. Special interest in joint hypermobility and how it affects function.

Foundations for Learning

Geraldine Ferry Smith

28 Hideaway Cove, Halls Head, WA 6210

: 0400124448

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

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

Child Wellbeing Centre

Narelle Gielingh, Madeline Minehan

5 Padbury Terrace, Midland, WA 6056

: (08) 9274 7062

Website: http://childwellbeingcentre.net.au

The Child Wellbeing Centre aims to provide high quality services to children, young people and their families. We provide quality occupational therapy, psychology, speech therapy and ABA programs for children and adolescents between 2 and 17 years of age in Perth. Our Occupational Therapists work closely with carers, families, teachers, psychologists and other health professionals to enable each child to achieve daily living and school participation goals. These include handwriting, fine motor skills, core strength and coordination, self care, sensory and emotional regulation.

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

Discover Me Occupational Therapy

Fiona Hayes

1B 73 Gibson Ave PADBURY WA 6025

: 0422087107

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

Child Centred Play Therapy & developmentally sensitive Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to children 3-12 years with social, emotional & behavioural difficulties. Co-regulation & self-regulation skills to assist at home, school & community. Parenting & teacher support, attachment and counselling. Registered Circle of Security Parent Educator. Medicare Provider - able to accept a GP Mental Health Treatment Plans or Chronic Disease Management Plans. I work together as a team with family & caregivers. Clinical & Professional Supervision. Registered NDIS Provider - all ages.

  • Registered for Better Access to Mental Health

Sensory Connections Therapy Services

Kathy Walmsley, Sharon Campbell, Leigh van Heerden, Kerrie Wallace, Catherina Patterson,

104 Keightley Road West, Shenton Park, 6018

: 08 9382 8538 or 0424288779

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

We are a private well established paediatric practice, founded in 2003. We are based in a comfortable home like environment in Shenton Park, with a range of spaces including a large gym and smaller therapy rooms. Our team of senior therapists, are committed to supporting each child to reach their potential and to empower parents with the knowledge and skills that they need to support their children's development. We work with children with autism, developmental delays, regulatory and sensory processing disorders, motor based disorders including dyspraxia.

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

Lil Peeps OT for Kids

Berry Johnston

18 Harmony Ave Atwell WA

: 0417961276

Secondary Email: lil.peeps@hotmail.com

Lil Peeps OT for Kids provides high quality therapy and support for children and their families and schools. Services are provided within a clinic setting, at the child's home or within their school or day care setting. Services range from assessment and intervention, and family and school based consultation. Areas of specialty include self regulation and sensory processing, fine motor skills, motor abilities handwriting, visual perception, school based participation and executive functioning. Registered for all private health funds and medicare.

Melville Occupational Therapy

Jean Loth, Elaine Vandenbos, Amanda Cabrera, Alycia Keys, Kate O'Brien, Olivia Sellers

9 Hulme Court Myaree WA 6154

: 08 93299500 or 0413563611

Secondary Email: melvilleot@gmail.com

Website: http://melvilleoccupationaltherapy.com.au

Providing assessment and intervention for ages 0 - 18. Clinic based with option of home and school consults. Focus on sensory processing and it's impact on occupational roles in play, social skills, school and home. Therapeutic Listening,Integrated Listening Systems (forms of Sound Intervention), Sensory Integration facility to enhance therapeutic intensity. Steiner focus through Extra Lesson. Summer groups ( School Readiness, Handwriting Groups, Intensive Movement, and Social Skills) Medicare GP Management Plan and Better Access to Mental Health, HCWA and Betterstart, WA NDIS/NDIS provider

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

Inside Out Occupational Therapy Group

Lisa Cooper, Kathleen Langford, Gillian Reid, Lisa Adeney, Jordana Kaiser, Virginia Arnott

MANNING CLINIC: 5/18 Welwyn Avenue, MANNING WA 6152 ST JOHN OF GOD MURDOCH CLINIC: Wexford Medical Suites Level 3 Suite 49 Barry Marshall Parade, MURDOCH WA 6150 MOSMAN PARK CLINIC: 666 Stirling Highway, MOSMAN PARK WA 6012 (corner of Stirling Highway and Fairlight Street)

: 0423673909 or 0407422231

Secondary Email: contact@insideouttherapy.com.au

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

We offer clinic, home and school-based services for children, adolescents and their families. We use a client-centred and holistic model of practice providing assessment, individual therapy, group work, school liaison, parent consultation, parent therapy, family therapy, training and clinical supervision. We tailor our therapeutic process to individual and family needs in the areas of self-regulation (emotions and attention), psychosocial skills (social skills, self-esteem confidence, motivation, anxiety and mood management), family systems, fine and gross motor skills and visual perception.

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

Updated: 25.04.2019