How OT can help children with learning difficulties

How OT can help children with learning difficulties

What is a learning disorder?  Learning difficulties are associated with serious problems in the areas of reasoning, speaking and listening, writing, reading or mathematics.  Learning disorders are believed to be caused by maladjustments in the nervous system, and...
NDIS therapy at home

NDIS therapy at home

Why does your child need therapy? Some children can develop specific difficulties that affect various areas of their everyday functioning. Often, these issues are related to a disability or diagnosed medical condition, which may be physical or cognitive in nature. If...
How does the NDIS help Children?

How does the NDIS help Children?

Introduction to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) If your child has a permanent disability or medical illness that affects his/her aptitude to attend to daily tasks, they may be eligible to receive NDIS funding. NDIS is the relatively novel strategy...
NDIS and OT. Everything you need to know!

NDIS and OT. Everything you need to know!

What are the benefits of the NDIS? The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a relatively new scheme that the Australian government put into effect in 2016. The program restructured the way that Australians and their families living with disabilities can use...
Psychology treatment through the NDIS

Psychology treatment through the NDIS

How can the NDIS help my child? Current statistics and data show that approximately 20 per cent of Australian people are diagnosed with a permanent disability or medical illness that results in significant impact on their daily life and engagement in their social,...
Speech therapy for autistic child at home

Speech therapy for autistic child at home

Autism and how it can affect a child Autism (also referred to as autism spectrum disorder; ASD) is a condition that affects the overall development of an individual, typically signified by deficits and issues with social skills, communication and repetitive...
Autism speech and language

Autism speech and language

Background on autism Autism is a lifelong neuro-developmental disorder which impacts on a person’s brain development, commonly leading to problems with social interactions, communication deficits, narrow interests and/or repetitious behavioural tendencies. Often,...