Occupational Therapy Resources

Conditions

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

What is it? Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a group of behavioural symptoms that include inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsiveness. Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is characterised…

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Fine Motor Difficulties

What are Fine Motor Difficulties? Fine motor skills relates predominantly to our eye-hand coordination. The muscles that are used in our hands, wrists and fingers to…

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Treatments

Enliten Harness System

“Human mobility is a human right, it allows the pursuit of independence throughout life’s journey.” Cole Galloway, University of Delaware Therapies for Kids is a firm…

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Intensive treatments

Therapies for Kids Director, Debbie Evans, developed the Therapies for Kids Intensive Model of therapy from skills she has developed to mastery (including therapies and treatments…

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Modified Constraint Induced Movement Therapy (mCIMT)

What is Modified Constraint Induced Movement Therapy? mCIMT is an evidenced based intensive treatment approach that aims to limit the use of an unaffected limb (arm…

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Occupational Therapy for Hypermobility

What is Occupational Therapy for Hypermobility? Children may have hypermobility that is diagnosed or undiagnosed when they have overly mobile joints. For some children the excessive…

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Prehabilitation

What is it? Prehabilitation (or prehab) refers to a block of physiotherapy prior to surgery or botox designed to strengthen your child’s muscles, set up stretching…

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School Readiness Groups

What are our School Readiness Groups The School Readiness Group provides a fun and structured environment for children to learn, practise and consolidate the skills required…

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Self Care

What is Self Care? Children may have delays in their self care skills as a result of motor planning difficulties, developmental delay, physical disability or merely…

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Sensory Based Intervention

What is Sensory Based Intervention? Many children with and without diagnoses struggle with their sensory modulation. Some may have a diagnosis of sensory processing disorder, others…

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Wilbarger Therapressure (Brushing) Protocol

What is Wilbarger Protocol? The Wilbarger Protocol involves using a soft plastic surgical brush (under the guidance of a trained therapist) to provide deep pressure and…

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Other

Carer adjustment payment

The Carer Adjustment Payment is a one-off payment for a Carer of a child under 7 years who has been diagnosed with a severe illness, medical…

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