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

Metro - North of the River

Kids Club Paediatric Therapy Pty Ltd

Cindy Healy,

Unit 2, 85 Old Perth Road Bassendean PERTH WA 6054

: (08) 6477 9989

Secondary Email: [email protected]

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

Kids Club Paediatric Therapy is a small, family centred therapy club in Bassendean, Perth WA. Kids Club is a FULLY REGISTERED NDIS PROVIDER with an experienced team of local occupational therapists, speech pathologists and physiotherapists working together to support kids aged 18 months to 18 years of age. Our amazing team is committed to providing therapy that is based on the latest research and evidence in the field. We work closely with your child, family and school to help your child develop the skills they need to live confident, resilient and connected lives.

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

Kids Shine Therapy Services

Kendra Sunits

Mobile Therapy Service

: 0423 060 527

Secondary Email: [email protected]

Website: https://www.facebook.com/kids.shine.therapy

Kids Shine is a mobile therapy service providing high quality paediatric OT and speech therapy in homes, schools, and community settings. We work with children aged 0 – 10, specialising in supporting children with disabilities such as autism, developmental delay, Down syndrome, and other diagnoses. We use the early childhood approach to therapy – partnering with families to set goals, complete assessments, and provide individualized intervention. We provide services across a range of support needs; early intervention, school skills, fine-motor, self-care, mealtimes, regulation and play skills.

Loop Therapy

Laura Hull

Suite 2/590 Stirling Highway, Mosman Park 6012

: 0415533270

Secondary Email: [email protected]

Website: https://looptherapy.net.au

Loop Therapy is a specialised private practice catering to clients aged 2-17, providing tailored intervention at our clinic in Mosman Park, as well as in-home and school-based services. Additional services include a comprehensive Telehealth service, ensuring accessibility for clients and families in rural areas.

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

Abilitations Occupational Therapy Service

Toni Farquharson

4 Myrtle Avenue, Sorrento, 6020

: 0419960577

Secondary Email: [email protected]

School and home visiting service providing assessment and intervention for children with prewriting, writing and drawing, fine motor control, thinking skills – problem solving and perception, visual processing and pre-reading, planning and organisation, body control and posture, attention to task and sensory processing difficulties.

Kids Club Paediatric Therapy

Cindy Healy, Jessica Trifiletti, Jo Menzies, Amanda Drew, Oli Vitali, Taryn Busby, Annika Helenius, Joanne Arfuso

Unit 2, 85 Old Perth Road Bassendean Perth WA 6054

: 64779989

Secondary Email: [email protected]

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

Kids Club is a family centred, evidence based paediatric therapy practice in Bassendean WA. We provide occupational therapy, speech pathology, psychology and physiotherapy services for kids aged 2 - 18 years of age. We are a fully registered NDIS provider.

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

Perth Occupational Therapy

Camilla Holt

763 Canning Highway Applecross 6153 21/127 Herdsman Parade Wembley 6014

: 0468737848

Website: https://perthoccupationaltherapy.com.au/

Camilla Holt at Perth OT has clinics based in Applecross and Wembley. Her areas of expertise include handwriting and literacy. Camilla has over 20 years experience in assessing and treating children and young people (ages 4-18) with a variety of conditions, including joint hypermobility, and how it affects hand function. Personalised assessment and treatment are provided using a functional, skills based approach with a primary focus on educational outcomes.

Empower You OT

Tennille Archer

North Beach, WA

: 0499314361

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

Empower You OT is a mobile and telehealth-based service offering Occupational Therapy assessment, reports, coaching and ongoing therapy for kids, teenagers and young adults with disabilities. Empower You OT focus on developing an empowering therapy journey that works best for you and your family. Empowering clients to own their therapy journey and have endless possibilities to grow and achieve their goals.

OT to GO: Mobile Occupational Therapy for Kids

Vanessa Wheeler

Mobile Service

: 0419194272

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

OT to GO is a private occupational therapy practice offering services to primary school and pre-kindy aged children in the northern suburbs of Perth. Vanessa has over 25 years experience working in both the public and private sectors, within mainstream and specialist schools, and in close collaboration with teachers and parents. Therapy sessions take place within the child’s school, home or childcare centre. Areas of intervention include attention and concentration, self-regulation, fine motor skills and handwriting, coordination, gross motor skills, visual perception, and organisation.

Strive and Thrive Therapy

Mobile service

: 0400628868

Website: https://striveandthrivetherapy.com.au

Strive and Thrive Therapy is a mobile occupational therapy assessment service. We visit homes and schools in the Perth Metro area. We currently offer a range of assessments including a general developmental assessment, sensory profile assessment, functional capacity assessment, and autism diagnostic assessment (allied health component only, alongside a partnering speech pathology service). We are able to assess children privately or using NDIS funding (given funds are self-managed or plan-managed). Note that autism diagnostic assessments are not able to be funded by NDIS.

  • Registered for Helping Children with Autism

OT to Your Door

Susanne Parker

P.O Box 817 Scarborough 6922

: 0481 590 089

Website: http://ottoyourdoor.com.au/

Susanne has over 20 years of experience as an OT working with children and can provide OT services in the comfort and convenience of your home. School appointments can also be arranged after the initial home visit. For children aged 2 -12 years and their families. Providing services within a 30 km radius of the Scarborough office. Telehealth services are also available. Providing support where children are experiencing difficulties with fine motor skills, handwriting, coordination, sensory processing/ emotional regulation, visual perception, and independence in daily activities.

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.

Step Ahead Occupational Therapy Services

Corene Wainstein

184 Hampden Road Nedlands 6009

: 0410651755

Secondary Email: [email protected]

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

Child and Family centred Paediatric Private Practice for babies, children and young adults up to the age of 13 years. Work closely with other Multi- Disciplinary Teams and Professionals. Experienced staff provide mainly clinic based individual and small group therapy sessions, and assessments to address individual needs. Gross and fine motor skills, sensory processing and regulation, modulation of attention and behaviours, learning/handwriting and self care skills to help children to develop the confidence and skills for activities they want to or need to do and to reach their potential.

Early Years Occupational Therapy

Sara King

Mobile Service Provided within 20 min travel from Karrinyup PO Box 4, Karrinyup WA 6921

: 0409 739 997

Website: http://earlyyearsot.com.au

Sara is a Paediatric OT with over 19 years in the field. Early Years OT services children aged 0-12 within their community to support their function and participation in a range of activities.

  • Registered for Better Access to Mental Health

Spark Therapy

Samantha Watters

Unit 2 884 Beaufort street, Inglewood 6052

: 0484641509

A skilled therapist with 17 years experience in working with children in infancy, early childhood and adolescence. Spark Therapy will work towards meeting goals related to neurological impairment, fine motor skills (eg handwriting), gross motor skills (eg developmental coordination difficulties), play, sensory processing , challenging behaviour and self-help skills (eg mealtimes). With a comprehensive assessment battery and skilled intervention, we look forward to maximising your child's potential.

Gymworks Occupational Therapy

Helen Cooper, Sue Beurteaux, Thomas Burchfield, Victoria Callaghan, Clare Jongeling, Katy Rutter, Cooper Hamilton, Melissa Rowles

1-100 Walters Drive Osborne Park WA 6017

: 6164 9631 or 0412 710 957

Secondary Email: [email protected]

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

Gymworks OT offers assessment and a wide range of programs for children delivered by a very experienced team of OTs in excellent facilities. We believe in working hand in hand with families, teachers and other health professionals to help children reach their potential whether they have DCD, ASD, ADHD or a specific learning disorder such as dysgraphia or difficulties with fine motor skills. We have a number of allied health professionals on site including Bubbles Speech Pathology and Let's Go Physio. We accept self and plan managed NDIS clients.

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

It's Your Journey

Anne Nguyen

Mobile Occupational Therapy Service

: 0420 288 994

It’s Your Journey is a mobile therapy service offering quality and personalised paediatric Occupational Therapy services to children, adolescence and their families at home, school and in the community. Areas of speciality includes Autism Spectrum Disorder, Global Developmental Delay/Intellectual Disability, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Down Syndrome, and other diagnosis.

I Can! Occupational Therapy

Dianella

123 Walter Rd W Dianella WA 6059

: +61424290271

Secondary Email: [email protected]

I'm an occupational therapist, with 16+ 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 skills. I work with children and their caregivers on developing and improving the skills needed in all relevant environments eg home, school and day care. I am Medicare and private health fund registered, have working with children clearance and police clearance. I can work with NDIS self and plan managed clients.

Kids Shine Therapy Services

Kendra Sunits

3 Ashfield st Dianella

: 0423 060 527

Secondary Email: [email protected]

Website: https://kidsshine.com.au/

Kids Shine is a mobile therapy service that provides high quality paediatric occupational therapy and speech therapy in your home, school, and community. We work with children aged 0 – 10, specializing in supporting children with disabilities such as autism, global developmental delay, Down syndrome, and other diagnoses. Building trusting relationships is at the foundation of what we do. OT services cover a range of areas including: regulation supports, sensory processing, self-care, play and fine motor skill development, mealtime support, attention/learning and handwriting skills.

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.

TherapySPOT

Kerry Wallace

Unit 8 55 Hampden Rd Nedlands WA 6009

: 0432 139 473

Website: https://therapyspotperth.com.au

The OT’s at TherapySPOT specialise in early intervention for children from infancy through primary school. Whether you child is struggling with anxiety, sleep issues, social skills, sensory, emotional regulation, attentional or motor difficulties, our dedicated team is here to guide you every-step of the way. We believe in parent-centred care. We have adopted the relationship based DIR:Floortime approach that empowers parents to foster a deep understanding of their child’s individual needs to create a nurturing environment where children develop confidence and competencies.

  • Registered for Better Access to Mental Health

Early Intervention OT

Shannae Colan

Perth, WA, Northern Suburbs

: 0429390623

I have extensive experience and a passion for working with young children and their support networks. I am skilled at using play to assess and manage interventions to assist with supporting development. I am passionate about creating strategies that fit into families everyday life whilst challenging and encouraging independence. I can help with the following, and more: Complex disability Play development Engagement and social interactions Developmental delay Fine and Gross motor skills School readiness skills Problem solving independence.

Equip for Life

Fiona Kemp

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

Metro - South of the River

Kids Club Paediatric Therapy

Cindy Healy, Jessica Trifiletti, Jo Menzies, Amanda Drew, Oli Vitali, Taryn Busby, Annika Helenius, Joanne Arfuso

Unit 2, 85 Old Perth Road Bassendean Perth WA 6054

: 64779989

Secondary Email: [email protected]

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

Kids Club is a family centred, evidence based paediatric therapy practice in Bassendean WA. We provide occupational therapy, speech pathology, psychology and physiotherapy services for kids aged 2 - 18 years of age. We are a fully registered NDIS provider.

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

Empower You OT

Tennille Archer

North Beach, WA

: 0499314361

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

Empower You OT is a mobile and telehealth-based service offering Occupational Therapy assessment, reports, coaching and ongoing therapy for kids, teenagers and young adults with disabilities. Empower You OT focus on developing an empowering therapy journey that works best for you and your family. Empowering clients to own their therapy journey and have endless possibilities to grow and achieve their goals.

Strive and Thrive Therapy

Mobile service

: 0400628868

Website: https://striveandthrivetherapy.com.au

Strive and Thrive Therapy is a mobile occupational therapy assessment service. We visit homes and schools in the Perth Metro area. We currently offer a range of assessments including a general developmental assessment, sensory profile assessment, functional capacity assessment, and autism diagnostic assessment (allied health component only, alongside a partnering speech pathology service). We are able to assess children privately or using NDIS funding (given funds are self-managed or plan-managed). Note that autism diagnostic assessments are not able to be funded by NDIS.

  • Registered for Helping Children with Autism

It's Your Journey

Anne Nguyen

Mobile Occupational Therapy Service

: 0420 288 994

It’s Your Journey is a mobile therapy service offering quality and personalised paediatric Occupational Therapy services to children, adolescence and their families at home, school and in the community. Areas of speciality includes Autism Spectrum Disorder, Global Developmental Delay/Intellectual Disability, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Down Syndrome, and other diagnosis.

Kids Club Paediatric Therapy Pty Ltd

Cindy Healy,

Unit 2, 85 Old Perth Road Bassendean PERTH WA 6054

: (08) 6477 9989

Secondary Email: [email protected]

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

Kids Club Paediatric Therapy is a small, family centred therapy club in Bassendean, Perth WA. Kids Club is a FULLY REGISTERED NDIS PROVIDER with an experienced team of local occupational therapists, speech pathologists and physiotherapists working together to support kids aged 18 months to 18 years of age. Our amazing team is committed to providing therapy that is based on the latest research and evidence in the field. We work closely with your child, family and school to help your child develop the skills they need to live confident, resilient and connected lives.

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

Perth Occupational Therapy

Camilla Holt

763 Canning Highway Applecross 6153 21/127 Herdsman Parade Wembley 6014

: 0468737848

Website: https://perthoccupationaltherapy.com.au/

Camilla Holt at Perth OT has clinics based in Applecross and Wembley. Her areas of expertise include handwriting and literacy. Camilla has over 20 years experience in assessing and treating children and young people (ages 4-18) with a variety of conditions, including joint hypermobility, and how it affects hand function. Personalised assessment and treatment are provided using a functional, skills based approach with a primary focus on educational outcomes.

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.

OT to Your Door

Susanne Parker

P.O Box 817 Scarborough 6922

: 0481 590 089

Website: http://ottoyourdoor.com.au/

Susanne has over 20 years of experience as an OT working with children and can provide OT services in the comfort and convenience of your home. School appointments can also be arranged after the initial home visit. For children aged 2 -12 years and their families. Providing services within a 30 km radius of the Scarborough office. Telehealth services are also available. Providing support where children are experiencing difficulties with fine motor skills, handwriting, coordination, sensory processing/ emotional regulation, visual perception, and independence in daily activities.

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.

Loop Therapy

Laura Hull

Suite 2/590 Stirling Highway, Mosman Park 6012

: 0415533270

Secondary Email: [email protected]

Website: https://looptherapy.net.au

Loop Therapy is a specialised private practice catering to clients aged 2-17, providing tailored intervention at our clinic in Mosman Park, as well as in-home and school-based services. Additional services include a comprehensive Telehealth service, ensuring accessibility for clients and families in rural areas.

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

Dyslexia Speld Foundation

Sarah Evans

10 Broome Street South Perth WA 6151

: 92172500

Website: http://www.dsf.net.au

The Dyslexia-SPELD Foundation (DSF) is an independent, not-for-profit organisation that provides a range of services for individuals with persistent learning difficulties and disorders. As part of its range of clinical services, DSF offers comprehensive occupational therapy assessments for individuals identified with general fine motor, gross motor, visual motor, handwriting and/or coordination difficulties. Assessments include a report with detailed recommendations for remediation and accommodation. Please note that we do not offer ongoing therapy at present.

Equip for Life

Fiona Kemp

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

Country

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.

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.

OT to Your Door

Susanne Parker

P.O Box 817 Scarborough 6922

: 0481 590 089

Website: http://ottoyourdoor.com.au/

Susanne has over 20 years of experience as an OT working with children and can provide OT services in the comfort and convenience of your home. School appointments can also be arranged after the initial home visit. For children aged 2 -12 years and their families. Providing services within a 30 km radius of the Scarborough office. Telehealth services are also available. Providing support where children are experiencing difficulties with fine motor skills, handwriting, coordination, sensory processing/ emotional regulation, visual perception, and independence in daily activities.

Empower You OT

Tennille Archer

North Beach, WA

: 0499314361

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

Empower You OT is a mobile and telehealth-based service offering Occupational Therapy assessment, reports, coaching and ongoing therapy for kids, teenagers and young adults with disabilities. Empower You OT focus on developing an empowering therapy journey that works best for you and your family. Empowering clients to own their therapy journey and have endless possibilities to grow and achieve their goals.

Potential Therapy Services for Children

Hollie Rogan, Emily Warmington, Courtney Belstead

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

Loop Therapy

Laura Hull

Suite 2/590 Stirling Highway, Mosman Park 6012

: 0415533270

Secondary Email: [email protected]

Website: https://looptherapy.net.au

Loop Therapy is a specialised private practice catering to clients aged 2-17, providing tailored intervention at our clinic in Mosman Park, as well as in-home and school-based services. Additional services include a comprehensive Telehealth service, ensuring accessibility for clients and families in rural areas.

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

Equip for Life

Fiona Kemp

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: 20.07.2024