What We Offer
SMLkids can provide assessment and occupational therapy support for children (0-18 years) with differences, or delays, in the areas of:
Fine motor development
Handwriting, pencil grasp, scissor skills, manipulation of small objects, hand strength, general fine motor coordination.
Gross motor development
Core strength, balance, crossing the midline, bilateral integration, shoulder stability, eye-hand coordination, motor planning, body awareness, motor sequencing skills, primitive and postural reflexes.
Sensory development, sensory regulation, sensory integration and the provision of strategies to support individual sensory needs (i.e. over or under-responsiveness to touch, noise, visual input, smell, taste, movement and/or body position).
School readiness skills, school engagement, organisation skills and general learning support.
Social-emotional development and play skills
Understanding emotions, emotional regulation, interacting with others, non-verbal skills, flexible thinking.
DIR Floortime therapy, cooperative play, making friends, imaginative play skills etc
Dressing, toileting, personal hygiene, self-feeding skills.