Viva Kids Occupational Therapy provide services to children from 2 years to 14 years.

Occupational Therapists can assess a child and provide recommendations and interventions to enhance their development and learning and independence.

As Paediatric OT’s we work with children with a wide range of diagnoses and challenges. We also work with children who are experiencing difficulties who may not have a specific diagnosis and those who just require some additional support in some key life skills.

We can help with:

  • Gross Motor Skill Development
  • Fine Motor Skill Development
  • Handwriting support
  • School Readiness
  • School Skills support
  • Posture
  • Sensory processing support
  • Self-Care
  • Anxiety
  • Self-Regulation
  • Attention
  • Visual Perception Skills
  • Social and Play Skills.

Services can be provided under:

  • NDIS
  • Medicare Chronic Disease Management Plan
  • Better Access to Mental Health Care Plan**
  • ATSI Medicare referral
  • Allied Health Service Under Medicare Scheme
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Self-funded

We work with children with:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Developmental Delay,
  • Chromosomal Disorders
  • Genetic Conditions
  • Specific Learning Challenges

Services include:

  • Occupational Therapy Assessment
  • Collaborative Goal Setting
  • Clinic Based Therapy
  • School / Pre-school visits and support.
  • Parent workshops
  • Educator training and consultation

Medicare referrals are at the discretion of your medical provider.

The Journey

THE VIVA KIDS – OT APPROACH.

We understand that navigating life with children is a very worthwhile but also a huge task.

Where to start?

When you discover that your child has specific needs or may need some extra help in their development of childhood and life skills – it is like going on a new journey that your family has not experienced before.

Viva Kids – Occupational Therapy – can assist you on this journey.

JOURNEY STEP 1

ASSESSMENT 

Where are we right now?

Viva Kids offers the latest Assessment tools to ensure a comprehensive view of your child. This will help to identify their strengths and areas where they need extra support.

JOURNEY STEP 2

SETTING GOALS   

Where do we want to go?

(what do we want to be able to achieve / become)

It is important to have a clear plan to be able to move forward towards your goals.

JOURNEY STEP 3

THERAPY

Moving forward on the journey together.

A variety of dynamic and effective therapy interventions are offered.

These are customised to meet your child’s needs.