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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[...]

Online therapy winning fans

Recently in the Melville Gazette, Executive Officer, Lisa Hoffman tells the story of Kids Are Kids! adapting operational practices from face to face to Telehealth to support children and their families during COVID-19. See the story in the Melville Gazette[...]

Quiz Night!

**THIS EVENT IS POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE** WE WELCOME YOU TO REGISTER FOR TICKETS BY EMAILING INFO@KIDSAREKIDS.ORG.AU AND WE WILL CONTACT WHEN THE EVENT HAS BEEN RE-SCHEDULED. We are excited to announce the Kids Are Kids! Quiz Night on Friday,[...]

The Brand Agency Creates Flourishing New Wall Mural for Kids Are Kids!

The Brand Agency’s design team has volunteered their artistic abilities to create a stunning piece of wall art for Kids Are Kids! As part of the Agency’s volunteer day initiative, the team hand-painted the six metre long mural with the[...]
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