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

AIM Therapy for Children

Jasmine Fong, Emma Lessing, Candice Thomas, Rinda Strydom, Aimee Harris, Thuy Anh McGrath, Shannon Jakovcevic, Elyse Perry

1b/228 Cambridge Street, Wembley WA 6014 1/101 Winton Rd, Joondalup WA 6027 4/57 Wheatley Street, Gosnells WA 6110 8 Goddard Street, Rockingham WA 6168 2 Waldron Boulevard, Mandurah WA 6210

: 08 61508339 or 08 93003544

Secondary Email: [email protected]

At AIM Therapy we are passionate about helping children to improve their skills while also having fun! We offer Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology, Psychology and Physiotherapy for children. Our main premises are located in Perth including Wembley, Joondalup and Gosnells, all providing multidisciplinary services. Our secondary premises are located in Forrestdale, Rockingham and Mandurah, all providing Occupational Therapy services. We also provide home and school visits, ask us if we can come to you.

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

I Can! Occupational Therapy


PO Box 6 Inglewood WA

: +61424290271

Secondary Email: [email protected]

I'm an occupational therapist, living in Maylands with 12 years experience in paediatrics and disability. I love working with children and their families to achieve independence in every day tasks, like dressing, feeding, toileting, play and self regulation. I have experience working with children with Autism, ADHD, developmental delay, intellectual disability, Rhett's, cerebral palsy, Down Syndrome. I am Medicare and private health fund registered, have working with children clearance and police clearance as well as insurance.

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

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 Occupational Therapy

Madeline Vincenzi

P.O Box 195 Bull Creek WA 6149

: 0414 640 044

Secondary Email: [email protected]

Website: https://www.kidsoccupationaltherapy.com.au

Kids Occupational Therapy is a mobile service based in Bull Creek. I have over 12 years’ experience as an occupational therapist working with children and families. My first seven years as an OT with Education Queensland and the last 5 years in private practice. I am experienced in assessment and reporting for children funded by NDIS, HCWA and CDM Medicare referrals and I am registered with Medicare. I provide support to parents and teachers for children facing challenges in motor development, sensory and emotional regulation. Services to schools include Kindy screening.



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.

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: [email protected]

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

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

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.

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

Kids Cancer Support Playgroup


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.

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

iThrive - Occupational Therapy for Children

Hayley Huxtable

2/178 Railway Parade, West Leederville

: (08) 9381 2614 or 0411 890 364

Secondary Email: [email protected]

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

Lil Peeps OT for Kids

Berry Johnston

18 Harmony Ave Atwell WA

: 0417961276

Secondary Email: [email protected]

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.

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

Early Start Australia (WA)

Liz Omaidi, Bec Czaplinska, Georgia Gray, Sarah Boyle

ARMADALE: 47 Church Ave, Armadale WA 6112; ELLENBROOK: 54 Mornington Parkway, Ellenbrook WA 6069; STIRLING: Level 1, 31 Cedric Street, Stirling WA 6021

: 93998547 (Armadale); 6296 2726 (Ellenbrook); 6559 7004 (Stirling)

Secondary Email: [email protected]

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

We provide family / child centred therapy support for children and young people (0-18 years) who have specific or global developmental delays, Autism, ADHD and other diagnoses. Clinic, home, school or daycare based. Areas our OTs focus on may include self care (toileting, dressing, eating, drinking, sleep); school skills (handwriting, attention, memory, problem solving, social skills); leisure (play, sports skills); fine motor; gross motor; sensory processing and emotional regulation. Specialist ESDM program run from our Stirling clinic (OT & SP). Registered with NDIS.

  • Registered for Helping Children with Autism

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

Updated: 20.04.2021