Paediatric Occupational Therapy
Paediatric Occupational Therapists help children who may be experiencing difficulties in performing daily tasks to develop skills in the areas of self-care, school and play.

Occupational Therapists indirectly work on developing confidence, independence, improving self-esteem and general wellbeing.

Our Occupational Therapy Service is available for children 0–12 years with difficulties in the following areas:

  • Balance and coordination skills like hopping, jumping, swinging
  • Fine motor skills such as cutting, drawing, pre-writing skills and co-ordination
  • School readiness
  • Social skills and enhancing self-esteem
  • Visual perception, understanding and processing what the child sees e.g. drawing, matching, writing and copying from the whiteboard
  • Self-care skills such as eating, dressing, toileting
  • Sensory – sensitivity to touch, movement, sound, etc.
  • Attention/concentration

What services do we provide?

Families who access the service will be invited to an initial appointment. During this appointment we will discuss parents’ concerns, goals and priorities.

Depending on the needs of the child, a range of service options will be offered such as:

  • Assessment and support for children with developmental delays
  • Activity ideas and resources for home, school or childcare/kinder
  • Individual or group therapy appointments
  • Information on community programs
  • Referral to another service

Who can access this service?

Children aged 0-12 years

Do I need a referral?

No, please contact us and make an appointment

Cost

Please go to our fees page to see the costs for this service.

How to contact us

Call us to make an appointment or email intake1@cbchs.org.au