Speech and Language Therapy is about teaching people to communicate to the best of their ability. Speech Pathologists strive to help people to use verbal communication if possible but communication can also include the use of written language, sign language, key word signs, electronic communication devices, picture exchange systems and communication boards.
Occupational Therapy involves helping children with their occupations – i.e. (their activities). Children sometimes need to learn specific strategies so they can participate in activities with others. Your child might benefit from occupational therapy intervention if they experience difficulty with the following:
A psychologist helps children and families manage developmental challenges with emotion, thought processes, learning and behaviour.
A Psychologist focuses on the mind and behaviour of children also supporting parents and carers.
Physiotherapy focuses on meeting the needs of children and adults living with disability by aiming to reduce impairment and improve physical function. They work together with participants, families and care givers to maximize individuals’ participation in life, improving independence and becoming their best physical self.