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SARAH OTT

Occupational Therapy Empowering children to participate in the activities they love and need to do, in their everyday lives.  

 

SARAH'S STORY

Sarah lives with her husband and their

two children on the Mornington Peninsula. 
 

She graduated from La Trobe University in 2003 and has been working as a Paediatric Occupational Therapist on the Mornington Peninsula and surrounds for over 17 years. 

Sarah is passionate about supporting children to pursue their interests and reach their goals within their daily lives.

As a mother of two children, she is mindful of the busy demands of family life and the important role that families, caregivers, friends and educators play in a child’s development. 

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Occupational Therapists work together with children of all ages, their families, caregivers and educators to enable their participation and independence in everyday tasks and occupations including: 
 

  • Play skills

  • Social skills

  • Self-care including toileting, dressing, eating, showering/bathing

  • Rest and sleep

  • Participation in education settings such as childcare, kinder, primary school settings

  • Fine motor skills - using the smaller muscles of the hand to hold, manipulate and explore toys/objects to perform activities such as drawing, cutting, writing, using cutlery, dressing (buttons and zips) etc.   

  • Gross motor skills - using the larger muscles of the body to perform activities such as playing on playgrounds, ball skills, climbing, sitting, balancing, riding a bike etc.

  • Handwriting

  • Sensory processing

  • Behaviour

  • Emotional regulation

  • Attention and concentration

  • Visual perception

  • Planning and organisation skills
     

Please refer to Occupational Therapy Australia https://www.otaus.com.au/ for further details. 

WHAT IS OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY?

Occupational Therapists work together with children of all ages, their families, caregivers and educators to enable their participation and independence in everyday tasks and occupations including: 
 

  • Play skills

  • Social skills

  • Self-care including toileting, dressing, eating, showering/bathing

  • Rest and sleep

  • Participation in education settings such as childcare, kinder, primary school settings

  • Fine motor skills - using the smaller muscles of the hand to hold, manipulate and explore toys/objects to perform activities such as drawing, cutting, writing, using cutlery, dressing (buttons and zips) etc.   

  • Gross motor skills - using the larger muscles of the body to perform activities such as playing on playgrounds, ball skills, climbing, sitting, balancing, riding a bike etc.

  • Handwriting

  • Sensory processing

  • Behaviour

  • Emotional regulation

  • Attention and concentration

  • Visual perception

  • Planning and organisation skills
     

Please refer to Occupational Therapy Australia https://www.otaus.com.au/ for further details. 

SERVICES

  • Child and family centred practice

  • Assessment and outcome measurement

  • Identifying strengths and goal setting
     

  • Therapy services:

    • Activity ideas and resources for home, school or childcare/kinder

    • Individual services

    • Group services

    • Consultation with school or childcare/kinder educators

    • Referral to and information on other services and community programs

    • Telehealth services

    • Home and community based including school, kinder and day care settings

 

FEES & FUNDING

Please contact Sarah for details of fees and services
 

  • National Disability Insurance scheme (NDIS) - children with self managed plans

  • Medicare- Chronic Disease Management Plans

  • Private Health

 

CONTACT