We are experienced in working with young children with a variety of developmental needs. We have particular experience and skills in supporting young children with physical needs and medical complexities.
We love to collaborate with families to come up with therapy strategies that are individualised, goal-directed and nurture the child's ability to experience joy and independence in every day activities.
Amy has 15 years experience working with infants and young children with a diverse range of backgrounds and needs. She has worked across a variety of paediatric settings, including early childhood intervention, the Victorian Paediatric Rehabilitation Service (VPRS), and several metropolitan Melbourne hospital Neonatal Units and developmental outpatient services. She currently works at the Royal Children's Hospital in the Neonatal Unit and infant developmental follow-up, and with a research study providing therapy for infants at high-risk of Cerebral Palsy.
Amy has additional training and certification in a number of evidence-based paediatric assessments, including advanced certification in the Prechtl's General Movements assessment, the Hammersmith Infant Neurological Examination, the Hand Assessment of Infants and the Bayley Scales of Infant & Toddler Development. These certifications enable Amy to deliver evidence-based assessment and subsequent recommendations for where further developmental support may be required.
Amy's passion is to help infants and children participate in meaningful activities and interactions, and to reach their fullest developmental potential. As a busy mum, Amy understands the juggle that comes with having a family and she strives to support families in this journey with relevant and meaningful therapy and care.
Amy is registered with AHPRA (the governing body for Occupational Therapists) and is a member of the National Association for Neonatal Therapists (NANT).
Erin has 8 years experience working as an Occupational Therapist with adults and children with a diverse range of backgrounds and needs. She has worked across a variety of paediatric settings, including early childhood intervention and community health. She currently also works at the Royal Children’s Hospital across both inpatient and outpatient services, including the Complex Care service for children with significant medical care needs.
Erin offers a wealth of knowledge in the area of assistive technology, including child-specific approaches to supportive equipment to help with play, pressure care, bathing, and other daily routines.
Erin enjoys working with families at home to make the most of therapy opportunities for children within their busy routines and family life. With experience supporting children who have had a rough start to life, Erin is passionate about supporting meaningful developmental opportunities for children and parents to meet the goals that are most important to them.
Erin is a registered practitioner with AHPRA (the governing body for Occupational Therapists).
Danae has 9 years experience working as Occupational Therapist, starting her career in adults and quickly progressing to working in paediatrics to work in her area of passion with children and families. She has worked in a variety of settings both in Victoria and Western Australia, predominantly in the acute Paediatric setting as well as sub-acute and rehabilitation. Danae currently works at The Royal Children’s Hospital across of number of medical specialities in an inpatient neurodevelopmental role and outpatient multidisciplinary feeding clinic.
Danae has completed additional training and certification in a number of evidence-based paediatric assessments, including Prechtl's General Movements assessment, the Hammersmith Infant Neurological Examination (HINE) and the Hand Assessment of Infants (HAI). These certifications enable Danae to provide evidence-based assessment and subsequently provide recommendations for where the child may benefit from further developmental support. Danae has also completed additional professional development in Infant Mental Health and Paediatric Feeding.
Danae’s passion is working with young children and families to support a child’s development and capacity to participate and be included in meaningful age-appropriate activities. Her experience working with children and families with diverse backgrounds and needs in their most stressful periods has developed her empathetic approach, unique and specific to each families’ needs.
Danae is a registered practitioner with AHPRA (the governing body for Occupational Therapists).