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Therapists 

The school has access to an Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapist Therapist and Speech Language Pathologists who form part of the school’s Trans-disciplinary team. They have an area of specialist skill, which enables the skills of teachers and teacher aides to be enhanced, as they work with students.

If you would like your child to be seen by a therapist please contact your child’s teacher. It is the teacher’s responsibility to contact the therapist and complete the appropriate therapist referral forms.  

The therapists’ role is to:

  • Initially assess and review individual student needs.

  • Assist in prioritising student needs into programs.

  • Design programs for individuals or groups of students.

  • Assist with the implementation of an integrated program by either direct individual work with a student or group of students or by teaching other staff to manage the program.

  • Liasing with parents and teachers regarding specific therapy needs for individuals.

  • Refer to other professionals, where necessary, in consultation with the rest of the team.