Occupational Therapy Brisbane

Occupational Therapy Brisbane

Occupational therapists Brisbane promote skill development and independence in all daily activities. The ‘occupations’ of childhood may include playing at the local park, running, jumping, dressing, eating, toileting, playing, drawing, sitting still at school. Occupational Therapists at Psychological Solutions are very experienced and certified by Regulating Australia’s occupational therapy health practitioners.

OT’s are concerned with the development of skills and abilities:


  • Balance and postural reactions
  • Muscle tone and strength
  • Body awareness
  • Fine Motor abilities (pinches and grasps, manipulative skills, pencil and scissor use, handwriting)
  • Gross motor abilities (running, jumping, climbing)
  • Motor planning (ability to plan, initiate and execute a motor act)
  • Visual Perception (shape recognition, visual memory)
  • Visual motor integration (copying shapes, copying block designs)
  • Sensory Integration (response to sensory stimuli, discrimination of sensory input)
  • Behaviour (arousal level, attention, problem solving skills)


  • Self Care skills (eating, dressing, toileting, bathing)
  • Community living skills (use of public transportation, money knowledge, shopping)
  • Pre-academic skills
  • Play skills (use of toys, types of play)
  • Social Skills
  • Pre-vocational and vocational skills
  • Environmental factors
  • Physical environment
  • Family situation
  • Community supports

Yack, E, Aquilla P, Sutton S (2002) Building Bridges through Sensory Integration; therapy for Children with Autism and Other ervasive Developmental Disorders. Texas, pg: 15,16

Common developmental areas that our Occupational Therapists can assist with include:

  • Sensory Processing Disorder
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Down Syndrome
  • Vision/Hearing Impairment
  • General Learning Difficulties

Occupational Therapy Services include:

  • Assessment
  • Feedback and Goal Setting
  • Home and School Visits
  • Sensory Processing Therapy
  • Sensory Diets
  • Self-Care Skills / Toileting
  • Picky Eating
  • Handwriting Programs
  • Attention and Concentration Strategies
  • Movement and motor skills programs for gross and fine motor problems
  • Visual perceptual skills improvement
  • Organisational, planning and memory

Group therapy for fine motor skills, sensory development

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13 Grassdale Rd,
Belmont QLD 4153


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Wynnum Qld 4178

Level 6/140 Creek St
Brisbane QLD 4000

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