Occupational Therapy

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Alex Chinner

Occupational Therapist Bsc (OT) Hons, Bsc (Health Sc)

Alex is a Paediatric Occupational Therapist with over 6 years of experience working with children in a range of community-based settings. Alex has a particular interest in working with families and children in an inclusive way. Alex is able to consult at home, childcare, kindergartens and school settings.

Alex has training and expertise in a variety of areas including:

  • Self Care (toileting, dressing, eating, bathing, sleeping)
  • Fine Motor (i.e. drawing/ handwriting, scissor skills)
  • Gross Motor (i.e. coordination, ball skills, coordination)
  • Sensory Processing (i.e. auditory, touch, visual, vestibular, taste, smell)
  • Play
  • Attention and concentration

Funding options available:

  • FAHCSIA- Helping Children With Autism (HCWA)
  • Medicare:
    • Mental Health Care Plans
    • Chronic Disease Management Plan (CDM; formerly known as an EPC);
    • Autism Spectrum Disorder Plans
  • NDIS: coming soon

Thao Phuong Bui

Paediatric Occupational Therapist

Thao holds a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy from Latrobe University and has over 18 years of experience working with children in a range of community-based settings – home, kindergarten and childcare. She had worked in a multi-disciplinary at Specialist Children’s Services, Department of Education and Training since May 2000. Thao has experience in working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), sensory processing disorder, learning difficulties and global developmental delay. She also has a special interest and experience in working with children with physical disabilities, Cerebral Palsy and Neurodevelopmental conditions. Thao has a great understanding of how a child’s family plays a role in therapy and works closely with both the child and their parents to achieve their goals.

Call us on 03 9383 7733

We welcome calls from parents and carers referring their children. We are also happy to answer general questions from doctors, teachers, maternal health nurses and other professionals.