Therapy sessions are with a qualified and registered Paediatric Occupational Therapist.
The programmes below can be integrated to create a personalised therapy intervention to best meet the needs of your child.
Occupational Therapy Programmes:
To improve the ability to use sensory information to understand and effectively interact with people and objects.
Fine Motor Skills
To improve dexterity, control and precision to develop good handwriting/scissor cutting/cutlery skills and perform other fine motor intricate tasks.
Gross Motor Skills
To improve postural control, balance ,agility and strength in upper and lower limbs to perform physical activities with confidence.
To improve motor planning and execution of movement efficiently.
Develop attention, memory, perception, organisation, regulation and problem solving abilities.
Bilateral Coordination, Sequencing and Praxis
Enhance movement efficiency and functional participation in everyday tasks.
To improve visual perception and/or perceptual motor skills for greater success in academics and written work.
Teach the ability to adjust internal energy levels to suit the situation to remain alert and engaged to be able to learn the task. This includes calming and alerting strategies.
Identify triggers and learn strategies to manage emotions effectively.
Learn and practice ways to communicate effectively with peers and adults.
Learn basic tasks eg.using cutlery,tying shoelaces , getting dressed, brushing their teeth, bathing etc.
Provide advice and guidance on the choosing or purchase of specialty equipment to increase independence and quality of life.