Occupational Therapy Services
WHAT WE OFFER
Happy Learners works in collaboration with families, schools and other health services to provide holistic, individualised and family-centred OT services.
Happy Learners Therapy Services exists to see children and young people better access and engage in their occupations and environments. We’re all about play-based and meaningful engagement in occupation and activity to support development, build skills, improve independence and empower families.
Assessments & Reports
Our OTs are expertly positioned to provide quality OT assessments for a variety of purposes.
- Initial OT Assessment
- Capacity-based Assessment
- Review Assessments
Our therapists can provide OT across a range of settings depending on your child and family’s needs:
- clinic-based OT sessions (Springwood)
- home-based (up to 30mins away)
- school or kindy (up to 30mins away)
Sensory Integration Therapy
Kindy and Prep Screeners (for centres/schools)
NDIS – National Disability Insurance Scheme
Happy Learners is registered with the NDIS to provide ‘Therapeutic Supports’ to families who are Self, Plan and NDIA-managed.
Happy Learners staff are able to provide services to clients using their Medicare Plans which offer a part rebate on the cost of a standard session. The two main plans we work under include:
Chronic Disease Management Plan (Formerly EPC): Children may be eligible for 5 rebated sessions per calendar year for a chronic condition. A CDM plan is created by a GP and the Medicare item code for Occupational Therapy under this plan is 10958.
Medicare Helping Children with Autism: Children between the ages of 7 -13 who have an ASD diagnosis may be eligible for a one time plan of 20 rebated sessions. This plan needs to be created by a Paediatrician and the Medicare item code for Occupational Therapy under this plan is 82025.
The rebate given from each health fund will depend on your level of cover. Please contact your health care provider for more information.