Children's Therapy Services

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.

Early Childhood Assessment and Therapy

  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Speech Pathology
     
  • Assessement to assist with diagnosis including access to NDIS
  • Therapy to support your child's needs and goals
  • Diagnostic hearing and assessment services

 

Feeding/Mealtime Assessment and Therapy

  • 0 - 14 years specialised multidisciplinary feeding clinic
  • 0 - 14 years comprehensive dietetic assessment and tailored nutrition advice
  • Speech Pathology to assess chewing and swallowing
  • Occupational Therapy to assess feeding and meal time concerns
  • Follow up appointments to assist with achieving therapy goals

Nutrition and dietetics

 Children (0-14 years)

  • Growth concerns and nutrition optimisation
  • Food allergies and intolerances
  • Fussy eating
  • Tube feeding
  • Constipation and digestion problems
  • Disability and disease requirements including NDIS participants who are self-managed or financially managed

Physiotherapy

 Infants and young children (0-3 years)

  • Expert developmental screening and support for ex-preterm infants
  • Developmental assessment and intervention for movement and posture concerns
  • Musculoskeletal management eg. toticollis, plagiocephaly

Occupational Therapy

Infants and young children (0 - up to school age)

  • Assessement and intervention for:
    • Fine motor skills, play and learning
    • Kindy and Prep/School readiness
    • Toileting and other self-care skills
    • Sensory/emotional/behavioural regulation
    • Specific hand conditions eg. thumb anomalies

Children (0 - 14 years)

  • Feeding and mealtime concerns referred through the Multidisciplinary Feeding Clinic, including NDIS participants who are self-managed or financially managed

Speech Pathology

Infants and young children (0 - up to school entry)

  • Assessment and intervention for:
    • Early communication skills eg. toddlers who are not yet talking
    • Connecting and engaging with others
    • Unclear or limited speech
    • Alternative communication methods eg. key word sign, iPads

Children (0 - 14 years)

  • Feeding services to assist with:
    • Sucking, chewing and swallowing skills
    • Increading the range and volume of foods children eat

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

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