Resources

Information

This video provides parents with information on the screening assessment process that is conducted across a number of schools and provides information on general physical development. 

General Handouts

Below are some general information sheets that may be helpful in ideas to try at home, or to help you determine if OT is relevant for your child. 

Links to resources

Child Development Services

The Health Department of WA offer free allied health services and support for children. Families can self refer for these services. https://www.cahs.health.wa.gov.au/Our-services/Community-Health/Child-Development-Service/Eligibility-and-referrals

 

Physical activity guidelines

Maximising physical activity is excellent for general health and wellbeing but also assists in all areas of development for children.

https://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/content/F01F92328EDADA5BCA257BF0001E720D/$File/FS-Children-5-12-Years.pdf

Lil Peeps YouTube Resources

Lil Peeps have a number of free videos for families and teachers to access, providing information on a number of different therapy areas, from shoelace tying, core strength, to the Alert program.

Animal Fun

Animal fun is an excellent evidence-based resource for early childhood educators, assisting in key motor skills essential for participation in the classroom and playground.

https://animalfun.com.au

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Just Write OT

The Just Write Fine Motor Kits designed by a Perth OT,  comes with a set of digital instructions explaining how to use each of the fine motor tools.

 

The instructions will provide you with:

  • What skills are targeted in the activity

  • Handy Hints to master correct techniques

  • How to boost the activity to increase the challenge

  • How to break down the activity into smaller steps to develop hand skills with a just right challenge

To find out more order your FM Kit by emailing : justwriteot@gmail.com

 

https://www.facebook.com/justwriteot 

 

 

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Grow Play Monkey Bars

This local manufacturer of Monkey Bar systems is helping to ensure our children remain strong!

https://growplaymonkeybars.com

The Alert Program®
For access to training and further information and resources, visit the Alert Program® website
www.alertprogram.com