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Paediatric Occupational Therapy Services Offered

Therapy may address, but is not limited to:
  • Early childhood development intervention and developmental delay
  • Gross and fine motor skills
  • Visual perceptual skills
  • Learning difficulties
  • Concentration difficulties
  • Writing skills
  • Sensory integration problems
  • Most important of all if children are struggling with activities of daily living (dressing, eating with knife and fork, tying shoelaces), play and participation in leisure activities and struggle with school and academic tasks.

From which age can children benefit from Occupational therapy?

From age 3 months to 13 years

How does the process work?
  • Firstly an assessment will be completed to establish the child’s strengths and weaknesses and to identify possible problem areas. An assessment is usually 2 hours. (Sometimes assessments are done over two or more sessions)
  • After the assessment a feedback session will be scheduled to discuss the assessment findings.
  • Treatment sessions will be recommended based on problem areas identified in assessment process. Therapy sessions are once or twice a week. The length of therapy sessions varies from 30 to 45 minutes.
  • Therapy is made fun and interesting. Age appropriate activities are used to meet the child’s need.

Fees:

Fees are subjected to services rendered. Medical aid rates apply.