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Supporting Vulnerable Families Through the Therapy Scholarship Program.

Children with significant learning delays or disabilities need individualised therapy and family support to assist them in reaching their potential. Due to individual circumstances, some families are not eligible to access government funding, or are not receiving the adequate funding[...]

Therapy Scholarship Program Reaches out to Regional WA Families

Families residing in remote areas of WA experience great difficulty in accessing the therapy their children need to improve or overcome learning and developmental challenges.    Kids are Kids! is a not-for-profit organisation that has been operating for over 23[...]

Teresa Barrie Celebrates 10 Years with Kids Are Kids!

The Board, management and all of staff wish to congratulate Executive Officer, Teresa Barrie, on her 10 year anniversary with Kids Are Kids! Teresa began with Kids Are Kids! in July 2010 as an experienced manager having worked in the[...]

Play

 “Play is the work of children. It’s very serious stuff.” – Bob Keeshan Play is regarded by Occupational Therapists as the occupational or life role of infants and children, where children learn, engage and make sense of their world. Have[...]

Sensory Processing

Everybody processes sensory input. Sensory processing is the way that our bodies take in information through our senses, and puts it together with previous information, memories and knowledge in order for us to be able to understand, react and interact[...]

Handwriting

Handwriting is one of the many skills that OT’s support children with. There are many ways to work on handwriting without actually writing words (you don’t always need a pencil to work on writing!). This might include developing hand strength,[...]

Toilet Training

Toilet training is a big milestone in every child’s life and an activity of daily living that OT’s support children with.   Some children are able to achieve this milestone seemingly overnight,   but it is far more common for it to[...]

What is Paediatric Occupational Therapy?

Paediatric Occupational Therapists (OT’s) help children and adolescents to develop independence in all areas of their lives and improve their ability to do the everyday things they want or need to do. What skills can OT’s help with? Fine motor[...]

SUPPORTING VULNERABLE FAMILIES THROUGH THERAPY SCHOLARSHIPS

Children with significant learning delays or disabilities need intensive individualised therapy and family support to assist them in reaching their potential. At times families are not receiving adequate funding or, due to individual circumstances, are not eligible to access government[...]

Quality Therapy and Support Continues Through Tele-practice

The West Australian is supporting local businesses with their Open for Business Feature. This week, Kids Are Kids! Executive Officers Teresa Barrie and Lisa Hoffman told of how the organisation, its staff and families are adapting to providing therapy through[...]
Register Your Interest ActiveAte for 2019

ActiveAte program for kids with ASD is designed to create health and well-being through fun physical activity and mealtime strategies developed by Kids Are Kids! Read more about the program here