Individual therapy with a NZ registered Occupational Therapist
Initial 1 hour phone consultation to discuss any concerns you may have regarding your childs development or behaviour.
This is the recommended time for children and young people aged 4-18.
This is the recommended time for children aged 2-4 or those who experience fatigue.
Therapy or assessment in the home or school setting. School and Parents have to give permission for School visits.
Sessions for siblings of a child with a condition already being seen at The Playful Place. These sessions can help the sibling understand and process the diagnosis, and give them a space to have their own unique needs met.
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
Sessions are weekly, participants are expected to attend each week during the school term to reduce disruption to the group therapy process.
For family or sibling groups who would like joint therapy sessions.
This group is for babies born premature or full term who had a stay in NICU/SBCU
The playgroup will be 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.
Written report on request.
GARS3 (Gilliam Autism Rating Scale 3rd Edition) is one of the most widely used instruments for the assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorder in the world.
The GARS-3 assists teachers, parents and clinicians in identifying autism in individuals and estimating its severity.
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.
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.
Workshops for teachers, clinicians, family members, support groups.
Interactive workshops for professionals. Can be tailored to the needs of the group.
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 teach children about emotions, and the sensory world of Autism.