Occupational Therapy for Children and Young Adults

Occupational Therapy for Children and Young Adults from Develop Occupational Therapy

By: Develop Occupational Therapy  05-Nov-2012
Keywords: Occupational Therapy, Social Skills, Autism Spectrum

Occupational Therapy for Children and Young Adults Provides assessment and intervention to children (& adults) who show functional difficulties associated with cerebral palsy, developmental delay, acquired brain injury, or other disabilities. Adelaide Private provider of Occupational Therapy . Play based therapy This includes individuals with: • Autism spectrum disorders, downs syndrome, cerebral palsy, intellectual disability, ADD, ADHD, dyspraxia, other genetic or identified conditions. • developmental delay (eg fine motor, gross motor, social and emotional) • risk of developmental delay because born premature, medically unwell • difficulties with participation in daily activities such as handwriting, coordination, concentration, motor skills, kindy skills • difficulties with independence (eg sleep, meal times, toileting). Services are provided in the context of a child’s family and community in order to meet specific goals Services could include: • Individual assessment • Therapy support: ==> individual ==> targeted small group • Home / school programs • Equipment recommendations • Community liaison Rebates are available through: • Private health insurance • Enhanced Primary Care Plans (Medicare) • Better access to mental health plans (Medicare) • (FACHSIA /Better Start/ Helping Children with Autism in process)

Keywords: Autism Spectrum, Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapy, Paediatric Occupational Therapy, Parent Coaching, Sensory Integration, Social Skills, Spectrum Disorders, Therapy for Children

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