Occupational

Therapy

 

Our team prides itself on providing a comprehensive and holistic approach, rejecting the one size fits all philosophy.

Our therapeutic models include:

  • DIR/Floortime
  • vestibular-visual-auditory maturation
  • primitive reflex integration
  • emotional regulation, sensory modulation
  • play therapy
  • attachment therapy

What is DIR/floortime?

 

An evidence-based approach that is:

  • Child-led
  • Centred around a positive relationship between child, family and therapist
  • Strengths based
  • Focused on encouraging creativity, curiosity and spontaneity
  • Aware of the importance of building the child’s own self-concept
  • Based on child engagement and interaction

Emotional Developmental Levels from 0 – 10 years of age DIR/Floortime Levels

The developmental levels of the brain from 0 – 7 years of age

Developmental needs

 

A child’s developmental needs vary according to their stage of life, their needs could be physical or cognitive or emotional.  Some children need therapy focused only on one domain or all domains to be supported to reach their full potential and work towards independence as an adult.

 

Some of these developmental domains include:

  • Emotional Regulation
  • Play Skills
  • Sensory Processing
  • Behaviour Management
  • Memory and Attention
  • Creativity and Ideation
  • Self Concept and Confidence
  • Social Skills
  • Visual Perceptual Skills
  • Auditory Perceptual Skills
  • Self Care Tasks (toileting, dressing and eating)
  • Organisational Skills
  • Planning
  • High-Level Cognition Skills (problem-solving)

Phone

0408 928 235

Email

admin@vallentine.com.au

Find us

12 Mimosa Dr,
Port Macquarie NSW 2444

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