How can a therapy assistant help me and my child?
It can be difficult to translate skills learnt in therapy to daily life. A therapy assistant can support your child to practice the skills they learn in therapy and apply these throughout their day, at home, school or out in the community.
Our therapy assistants work in collaboration with your Occupational Therapist to implement an individualised treatment plan to support your child to work towards their unique goals.
Therapy assistants can play a variety of roles based on you and your child's unique needs. These may include;
Who are they?
Funding and bookings
You may choose to pay privately for this service, or if you have NDIS funding you may use the funding allocated in your
improved daily living supports to access this service.
Please note that it is essential that your child continues to receive therapy provided by a qualified OT at least once per school term when accessing therapy assistant services. Only a qualified OT has the necessary expertise to assess, diagnose, make professional recommendations and develop treatment plans that are specific, appropriate and safe for your child.