Viva Kids Occupational Therapy provide services to children from 1 year to 12 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.

Customised Therapy program:

Based on your child’s Developmental Age and Stage:

  • DISCOVER PROGRAM- Ages 0 to 2:11   Foundational Learning Skills
  • ADVENTURE PROGRAM – Ages 3 to 5:11   Preschool/Prep Learning Skills
  • MOMENTUM PROGRAM – Ages 6 to 8:11  Resilience / Life Skills
  • ELEVATE PROGRAM – Ages 12 Plus         Confidence / Vital Life Skills
  • PARENT EMPOWERMENT PROGRAM – Support for each Age and Stage.

We work with children with:

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

Services include:

  • Occupational Therapy -Assessments
  • Up to date Child Profile (Identifying Strengths and Challenges)
  • Collaborative Goal Setting
  • Clinic Based Therapy
  • Self/Regulation and Social Skills Training
  • Life Skill Development
  • Interactive Metronome  (Attention and Neural Timing – Training )
  • NDIS – Assessments and Review Reports
  • School / Pre-school visits and support.
  • Parent workshops
  • Educator training and consultation

Funding Options for OT Services:

  • NDIS- Plan Managed
  • NDIS – Self Managed
  • Self Funded (Private Client)
  • Self Funded with Private Health Insurance

Welcome to the  Viva Kids Occupational Therapy  – Journey

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.