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260 Soldiers Point Road Salamander Bay, NSW
Phone: 02 4919 1171 Fax: 02 4919 1487

Occupational Therapy

We offer specialised paediatric occupational therapy (OT) services for children and their families.

Paediatric OT can assist in the development of the following skills:

  • Gross motor skills – posture, balance, coordination
  • Fine motor skills – hand / eye coordination
  • Hand dominance & crossing midline
  • Visual perceptual skills – visual memory, sequencing, letter reversals
  • Handwriting – speed, fluency, legibility
  • Cognitive skills – problem solving
  • Attending and concentration
  • Self-regulation and sensory processing
  • Self-care skills – dressing, feeding, toileting
  • Play skills – initiating play, engaging in play
  • Social skills – turn taking, sharing, eye-contact

Our paediatric OT works with children with a variety of disorders or delays including:

  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
  • Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)
  • Developmental delay
  • Genetic conditions or syndromes
  • Hyper-mobility
  • Learning difficulties
  • and physical disabilities such as Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida, Muscular Dystrophy.

Our specialist is a registered service provider of NDIS and FaHCSIA, and rebates may also be available through Medicare and Private Health Funds. 

An initial assessment is typically required prior to engaging in therapy. Please contact our friendly reception staff to discuss what is best for you and to make a booking with our Paediatric OT.

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