Individual therapy with a NZ registered Occupational Therapist or Educational Psychologist
Initial 1 hour consultation by phone or face to face to discuss any concerns you may have regarding your child's development or behaviour.
This is the recommended time for children and young people aged 4-18. Sessions are a 50/10 split, 50 minutes of direct therapy, and 10 minutes of feedback with family to discuss progress.
This is the recommended time for children aged 2-4 or those who experience fatigue. Sessions are a 35/10 split, 35 minutes of direct therapy, and 10 minutes of feedback with family to discuss progress.
Therapy or assessment in the home or school setting. School and Parents have to give permission for School visits.
Joint sessions for 2 siblings to be in a session together to work on play skills and relationship building.
For families unable to come into the clinic, who would like consultation, advice or support with a therapist to discuss concerns. This might fit for those not in Napier, or who are unable to travel or for the COVID 19 Self Isolation requirements.
1 therapist working with 2-3 children
A social skills group for 3 participants.
Sessions are weekly, participants are expected to attend each week during the school term to reduce disruption to the group therapy process.
A program for kids who have difficulty with eating - with or without a diagnosis. 4 participants per group.
9 week Program. Sessions are weekly, participants are expected to attend each week during the school term to reduce disruption to the group therapy process.
At Heretaunga Womens' Centre. This group is for babies born premature or full term who had a stay in NICU/SBCU.
The playgroup is facilitated by a developmental therapist who can support understanding of developmental milestones and what parents can do at home to support their babies thrive.
Children attending need to be pre-walking, and healthy enough to attend on the day, please no runny noses coughing etc for the safety of other babies.
A report for assessments will be written on request.
Assessment of sensory processing, praxis (ability to plan and organise movement) and social participation at home and at school, providing a comprehensive perspective on a child's sensory functioning at home, school and the community.
Sensory Profile 2 helps to create a sensory diet, a grouping of activities and tools to use to help regulate a sensory system that is either over responding or under responding to sensory input.
Assessment of development from birth to current age, to assess for any skipped or reduced stages of development such as crawling, which may impact on future occupations such as handwriting.
Full day training offered across New Zealand and Australia.
Looking to boost play skills and a deeper use of LEGO? These 1 hour interactive workshop introduce ways to use LEGO to connect with children in school, home and clinical settings.
"It was a really fun night connecting with other families going though similar things. It was really practical with some great strategies we could use immediately" - Dad from Connecting with Kids after the Cyclone workshop.
Full day or Half day Interactive workshops for professionals on Autism, Sensory Processing Difficulties, Dyspraxia, Sensory Modulation, Connection through Play.
Can be tailored to the individual needs of the group.
Professional supervision. Fees are relevant to the level of supervision required.
Designed for non-registered health professionals or non-qualified practitioners wanting mentorship or coaching.
Interactive in-home education session to help family groups understand the diagnosis or strategies to support a family member with Autism, anxiety, challenging behaviour or sensory processing difficulties.
Interactive workshops for parent support groups on topics such as challenging behaviour, how to coach children through emotions, and the sensory world of Autism.