Welcome to Hope Studio

We are a multi-disciplinary paediatric practice

Hope Studio offers Sensory Integrative based Occupational Therapy, Neuro-developmental (NDT) Physiotherapy, Speech Therapy and Educational Psychology/ Play Therapy.

Hope Studio is a practice that feels it is important to provide a safe place for parents to feel supported while their child receives professional, quality and scientific based therapy

Our passion is to

  • Provide therapy to infants, toddlers, children and adolescents based on each child’s individual needs
  • See each child reach their full potential, irrespective of their difficulties or circumstances and to work together with the family, school and other health care professionals to reach this goal.
  • Give families and/or individuals hope regarding development, potential and achievable outcomes
  • Provide a service of a high standard by having fully equipped therapy rooms, continuing with our education through courses and workshops on a regular basis and participating in weekly team tutorials
  • Give parents and teachers the necessary skills through education, problem solving and school or home visits, for them to be able to teach, discipline and guide their children effectively
  • Through the above intervention, to minimise both the parent’s and child’s stress regarding their functional difficulties (e.g. struggling at school) and to assist them in developing better coping mechanisms

We treat children who have the following difficulties:

  • Developmental delay due to prematurity or general slow development
  • Scholastic and learning difficulties as well as AD/HD
  • Children with gross or fine motor coordination difficulties
  • Special needs such as cerebral palsy, genetic disorders
  • Sensory Integration difficulties
  • Autism, Asperger’s syndrome and children with Pervasive Developmental Disorders
  • Fussy babies, babies struggling with colic, difficulties with sleeping etc.
  • Children with language and articulation difficulties
  • Oral sensory motor or speech motor planning difficulties
  • Assisting with alternative and augmentative communication
  • Picky eaters.
  • Assisting in placing children in the school most appropriate for their needs and will execute school readiness assessments if required
  • Providing therapy for children who are struggling emotionally, socially or trying to cope with a traumatic event
  • This practice has a special interest in children with Down’s Syndrome, Autism, Cerebral Palsy and children who were born prematurely.