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.
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.
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 is an excellent evidence-based resource for early childhood educators, assisting in key motor skills essential for participation in the classroom and playground.
Grow Play Monkey Bars
This local manufacturer of Monkey Bar systems is helping to ensure our children remain strong!
Count by Nature
A local supplier of beautiful nature-inspired educational resources and products. Lil Peeps has consulted with Count by Nature and has some excellent pre-writing tracing boards available to link with the Peggy Lego writing approach.