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Childrens Occupational Therapy – Doctors Quick Reference Guide:

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Challenge Areas

  • We work with children with a wide range of diagnoses including Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, GDD, Chromosomal Disorders, FASD, Down’s Syndrome, and Developmental Coordination Disorder
  • Developmental Delays
  • Motor Coordination Difficulties
  • Handwriting and school skills
  • Attention and self-regulation difficulties
  • Sensory Processing Differences e.g. hypersensitivity to sound or touch
  • Play Skills
  • Friendship and Social Skills
  • Self Care Skills
  • Toilet training/Continence management: Including therapy for constipation, daytime urinary incontinence and nocturnal enuresis
  • Extreme picky eating / DSMV-5 Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder

Group Programs

  • Handwriting Group
  • Feeding Therapy Groups
  • Social Skills Groups (for 4-5 year olds; 6-7 year olds; 8-12 year olds)
  • School Readiness Groups

Our Service

  • An experienced and highly trained team of Occupational Therapists
  • Service provided in the clinic, school or home environment
  • Client’s able to be seen within 2 weeks : We work hard to ensure that all children can be seen in a timely manner.
  • Family centred model of practice.
  • A focus on parent education, and communication with key stakeholders, alongside therapy for the child.
  • Goal and outcomes based approach with regular outcome reviews to evaluate and report on progress towards goals.

Funding Options

How to Refer

  • Please refer under the appropriate item number for each Medicare Plan
  • Doctors referral letter with item number for Helping Children with Autism (over 7 years).
  • Parents can self refer / contact us directly to make an appointment or book online.

Information about Referral:

Please note Grow On Children’s OT does not bulk bill.
Client’s will have a gap payment to make when using a Medicare Plan.
(Unless referred under the PHN – Focussed Psychological Strategies program)