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The trusted occupational therapists and physiotherapists for your family in Townsville, Cairns and Bowen

Our occupational therapists in Townsville, Cairns and Bowen are highly experienced and fully qualified professionals who help children and adolescents with learning difficulties, sensory processing and behavioural difficulties. PaediaTricKs Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists are all parents or have been carers themselves. Their personal experiences as paediatric therapists and carers brings a uniquely practical and creative flavour to their treatment approaches, and parenting tips.

Catering to clients throughout Townsville, Cairns, Bowen and throughout North Queensland since 2002, our staff aim to create an accepting and supportive environment where all feel welcome. Paying you the dedicated attention you deserve we will help you identify and work through your child's areas of difficulty.

Give us a call to find out more.

Please call mobile number 0418437274 or 07 47006804.

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Contact info

As well as conducting sessions at our safe and friendly clinic in Railway Estate, we can do home based therapy, school/kindy visits and community access visits.

We can also see adult NDIS clients for music, daily living, social and literacy skills.

What we can do for you

At PaediaTricks we believe you deserve personalised care for your particular needs and we take the time to really get to know a child's strengths and weaknesses, getting to the foundations of your child's areas of concern. We provide valuable treatment and care that is sure to assist your child to develop the skills they need to maximize their potential and improve their performance. Our therapists take the time to get to know each child, learning about their personality, strengths, daily activities and goals. We will work with you towards maximizing your child's potential. Our experts treat a range of issues and concerns including:

  • Children with school/learning difficulties
  • Reading, writing, spelling difficulties
  • Sensory processing difficulties
  • Attention/Concentration
  • Fine and gross motor skills
  • Behaviour
  • Picky eaters
  • Toileting issues
  • Social or psychological disorders
  • Mental Health Issues
  • NDIS clients

Our approach

At PaediaTricKs, we aim to foster a partnering approach with parents by providing education on therapeutic principles and strategies for helping your child:

  • Develop their senses,
  • Get the most out of play
  • Improve communication
  • Develop hand manipulation skills 
  • Learn self-regulation of their behaviour
  • Find solutions for tricky problems
  • Develop rhythm, coordination and social interaction with music.

PaediaTricKs occupational therapists and physiotherapists can identify the basis of your child's learning difficulty and devise specialized programs that will develop their areas of need. The primary goal of our dedicated occupational therapy is to enable your child to maximize their potential, participating in activities of everyday life like play and recreation, school and learning activites, reading, handwriting skills, daily living activities (such as dressing, toilet training, feeding) and developing into strong happy children.