Children's therapy services

Mater Health and Wellness are leaders in early childhood assessment and therapy programs providing assistance for a range of issues which may affect children born prematurely or very young children identified as at risk of delay or disability.

Our caring team of audiologists, dietitians, occupational therapy, physiotherapists and speech pathologists receive comprehensive training on evidence-based paediatric therapy.

We recognise that every family is different and every child is unique.

Our team listens; and will work with families to develop recommendations and deliver services to bring out the best in your child’s development, participation and independence.

Our services


Our services include:

  • Therapy services to support infant and young children’s nutrition and feeding (any age)
    • comprehensive assessment including multidisciplinary feeding clinic
    • have food allergies or intolerances
    • experience difficulties chewing or swallowing
    • have been diagnosed with autism or other conditions with sensory processing  difficulties
    • experience difficulty gaining or managing weight
    • are fussy eaters
  • Therapy services to support (0-3 years)
    • comprehensive assessment
    • development of motor skills
    • learning difficulties
    • Torticollis Plagiocephaly
    • eating difficulties
    • behavioural concerns
    • sensitivities to sensory information e.g. touch, sound
    • emotional and social difficulties

 

Early childhood assessment

Our team is experienced and can deliver a variety of assessment services for babies, toddlers and young children to address developmental and learning concerns.  

Assessment services
  • Assessment to support specific medical diagnosis e.g. Hearing
  • Assessment to help identify contributing factors underlying diet and growth concerns (all ages)
  • Assessment to help identify contributing factors underlying difficulties in movement, balance and  coordination in infants and young children (0 - 3 years)
  • Assessment to help identify contributing factors underlying difficulties in talking, reading and comprehension (0 - 3 years)
  • Assessment to help identify contributing factors underlying difficulties with specific functional skills e.g. play, grasp and manipulation, toileting etc (0 - 3 years)
  • Assessment to help identify contributing factors underlying difficulties in self-regulation, behaviour and sensitivities to sensory information, organisation and routines (0 - 3 years)
How we explain your child’s assessment findings

After your child’s assessment, our team will recommend the next session is booked to discuss any findings from the assessment and ensure you have an opportunity to ask questions. We will also discuss the benefits of learning more about your child’s strengths, learning preferences and your family routines at home and in the community. Collectively this discussion will ensure a Services Support Plan truly represents how we will work together to achieve your goals. 

Get in touch

For further details please contact Mater Health and Wellness or request a booking.

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