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Occupational Therapy

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We offer occupational therapy for children and young people to develop independent living skills, so they can participate in everyday activities

Do you, your child or young person require help to:

  • be independent in everyday activities like getting dressed and going to school?
  • develop fine motor skills to do things like play, type and write?
  • access the right equipment to do everyday things?
  • understand sensory needs and navigate those needs every day?

Occupational therapy for children and young people

  • be more independent in personal care and daily routines
  • build self-care skills to support increased participation in daily activities like mealtimes or playtime
  • develop fine motor and handwriting skills
  • understand and manage sensory needs like responding to movement or touch
  • have suitable equipment such as a wheelchair to use when going on a weekend activity with the family.

We provide supports in the Sydney metropolitan area

We provide supports in the Sydney metropolitan area including – Western Sydney, Northern Sydney, Eastern Sydney, Southern Sydney, the Inner West and parts of South Western Sydney.

There are many options for where you can access occupational therapy supports including:

  • at a Lifestart centre
  • online
  • we can come to you – to your home, school or early childhood centre, workplace or somewhere else in the community.

Please call us to find out what is possible for your child or young person.

What is the cost?

Costs vary depending on the service provided. You can use your NDIS funding package (we offer services under the NDIS support areas of Improved Daily Living and Improved Relationships) or pay privately.

Contact us

To find out more call our Client Engagement Team on 1800 953 390 or send us a message.

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