Occupational Therapists have expertise in the development of small muscles and sensory issues to enhance a child’s independence, self-care, play and social skills.
What does an Occupational Therapist do in Early Intervention?
Occupational Therapists help children with:
- motor planning difficulties
- low muscle tone
- visual processing needs
- sensory processing difficulties
What kinds of specialised Occupational Therapy services does EarlyEd offer?
EarlyEd has Occupational Therapists specialising in:
- prescribing equipment and trialling and maintaining specialistic equipment such as wheel chairs, walkers etc
- home modifications both minor and complex
Why would I use Occupational Therapy services?
Occupational Therapy can help your child manage difficulties which will reduce the impact on their learning. It can help to support your child to be:
- independent with dressing
- be ready for preschool, childcare or school
- take part in sport and recreation activities
- develop their social and emotional skills.
How can occupational therapy services at EarlyEd be funded?
Occupational therapy services can be funded using your child’s NDIS package under Improved Daily Living Skills (Therapy Supports, Assistive Technology or Home Modifications). Alternatively, if you are not eligible for NDIS funding, our services can be funded by a range of other funding options including Medicare, private health insurance, HCWA/Better Start or private funding.