EACH’s ACT – School Aged Therapy Services is a multi-disciplinary therapy service working with children aged 7 to 18 living in the Canberra region.
Appointments with our speech and occupational therapists are available immediately.
EACH’s team approach includes:
- Support that goes beyond just therapy – we include advocacy, emotional support, and collaboration with other services
- A coordinated approach to your child’s intervention.
This service in Hawker is delivered by a multi-disciplinary therapy team working with children 7 years of age to 18. We are based at Birubi Chambers, where we can see clients in our 3 clinic rooms, but we can also travel to homes, schools or in the community throughout Canberra.
We will work with you to help children develop the skills they need to take part in everyday activities.
Currently we have 8 people in our team, comprising of Speech Pathologists & Occupational Therapists, as well as a Manager which we are currently recruiting, and Sonia as Office Administrator.
Sonia – Office Administrator
Sonia can be reached on the office phone line and can help with any enquiries about NDIS billing, appointment times, invoices or general enquiries and works part time Monday to Thursday. Sonia has a diverse background in administration and in the community sector and brings a wide variety of skills to her role in supporting the staff team at EACH ACT. She enjoys engaging with people and assisting them to have the best experience with EACH.
Rebecca – Occupational Therapist
Rebecca is an Occupational Therapist with a background as an early childhood and early intervention teacher. This mix of skills is a great one for supporting clients with a broad range of skills. Rebecca enjoys supporting children with fine motor, sensory, self-regulation, mobility, and literacy issues. Rebecca has a Certificate II in Auslan and she works full time.
Sarah – Occupational Therapist
Sarah is an occupational therapist who has experience working in India and Australia. She enjoys working with children and in developing their skills in fine motor, gross motor, cognitive and executive functions, to help them self-regulate and be independent in their activities of daily living. Cultural diversity and its impact on the children and families is an area that fascinates her. Sarah works part time.
Rose – Occupational Therapist
Rose is an Occupational Therapist with a background in sports coaching and exercise science. She enjoys working collaboratively with clients and their family to achieve their individual goals. Rose enjoys supporting children in developing their fine and gross motor abilities, sensory processing difficulties, social skills, emotional regulation skills and increasing their independence when completing activities of daily life. Rose works full time.
Emma – Speech Pathologist
Emma is a speech pathologist with a background in linguistics and speech technology.
She enjoys collaborating with clients and their families on developing their communication skills and has a particular interest in working with children who have language, literacy or speech difficulties. Emma works part time.
Abbey – Speech Pathologist
Abbey completed a Bachelor of Speech and Language Pathology at Charles Sturt University. She is registered as a Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist with the national body, Speech Pathology Australia. Abbey is able to provide assessment and intervention to children who have speech, language and swallowing difficulties. The variety of clients and their complex communication needs is something that she has particularly enjoyed since commencing employment with EACH Child in February 2018. Abbey works full time.
Joyce – Speech Pathologist
Joyce is a Certified Practising Speech Pathologist and a member of Speech Pathology Australia. She enjoys supporting children and their families to work towards their communication goals. She can provide assessment and intervention across a range of areas, including speech and language. Joyce works full time.
This program offers:
This program offers:
- Immediate availability for speech and occupational therapy appointments
- Team based (multi-disciplinary) therapy including whole of family support
- NDIS & Medicare registered
- Occupational therapy
- Speech therapy
- We are based at Hawker, where we can see clients, but we can also travel to you at home, school or in the community throughout Canberra.
Who can access this program?
This program supports children and young people aged 7 to 18 who are NDIS participants, as well as private clients.
What does it cost?
The cost of this program is in line with NDIS pricing. Exact costs is available through requesting a quote.
When can this program be accessed?
This program’s office hours: Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm.