Occupational Therapy (OT) services for children aged 0-12 years are offered at a number of community health centres on the Central Coast.
Paediatric Occupational Therapists can assist children 0-12 to develop the following skills:
- achieving developmental milestones;
- fine motor skills such as drawing or cutting;
- sensory processing.
- bathing and toileting
- Sharing attention in play
- pretend play
- organisation – ‘getting ready’
Resources for activities at home
Core and shoulder stability
To refer your child to Occupational Therapy you will require a written referral from a health professional such as a GP, Paediatrician, Child and Family Health Nurse or Allied Health professional outlining your child’s need for OT. This can be faxed to: (02) 4328 7925 or emailed to CCLHD-ChildHealth-OT@health.nsw.gov.au
If you have any questions please contact us on 02 4328 7918.