Occupational Therapy

Our pediatric occupational therapists assist children in performing “occupations” with the greatest level of independence possible. Childhood occupations include learning in school and playing with friends.

Occupational Therapy for Children

Here at NAPA Centre, we provide pediatric occupational therapy for children of all ages from infants and up. Our highly experienced and dedicated pediatric occupational therapists take a developmental approach to address areas of physical ability (fine and gross motor skills), sensory processing and modulation, handwriting skills, visual motor skills, and self-help skills. We use a wide range of therapeutic equipment and techniques to best help your child achieve his or her goals. Parents are also encouraged to participate in therapy sessions as they are an integral part of the child’s treatment.

Pediatric Occupational Therapy Sydney

  • Occupational therapy can benefit children with a wide variety of diagnoses, including but not limited to: autism, cerebral palsy, birth injuries, traumatic brain or spinal cord injuries, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, sensory processing disorders, and more.
  • Occupational therapy offers a variety of benefits, including:
    • Sensory management
    • Engaging in play activities
    • Learning to navigate environment
    • Removing barriers to learning to help child become more focused
    • Practice appropriate social interactions and communication
    • Establishing autonomy and accomplishment in daily routine, such as brushing hair or teeth


Interested in learning more about NAPA’s Occupational Therapy for Children?

Get in touch with our team of pediatric occupational therapists to learn more about how NAPA pediatric OT can help your child or loved one. 

Your child may benefit from pediatric occupational therapy if they display any the following:
  • 01. Poor Fine Motor Skills

    This can include immature or decreased motor control

  • 02. Eye Hand Coordination

    Decreased coordination.

  • 03. Sensory Challenges

    Overly sensitive to sensory input, under-responsive to sensory input, touches people or objects constantly (seeking sensory input), or crashes or bangs into people or objects

  • 04. Poor Attention

    Difficulty with sitting still, attention, and/or behavior, 

  • 05. Emotional Challenges

    Emotional reactivity, or difficulty calming self

  • 06. Social Challenges

    Limited play skills, poor social development

  • 07. Difficulty Sleeping

    And other challenges associated with sleeping.

  • 08. Independence

    Limited independence in self-care skills

  • 09. Environmental Challenges

    Difficulty transitioning or accepting change in the environment or a routine

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