What we provide
Improving independence with daily living through a range of specialist therapy supports
Yooralla’s Therapy services support adults and children with disability at all ages and life stages. Our flexible and qualified team of experienced therapists can provide you with support across physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, psychology, positive behaviour support and nursing.
Our therapists can support you to meet your individual goals and enhance your quality of life by:
- increasing communication
- enhancing mobility and access to local communities
- advising on modification of living environments, and
- enabling you to engage in everyday activities.
Yooralla’s Therapy team can provide assessment, training, report writing, plan development and intervention for individuals, parents, teams and school staff.
How we can help
Yooralla’s Therapy team supports people with disability and their families who have a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Plan, Department of Health and Human Services funding, Medicare, or are self-funded.
Some of our Therapy services
Assistance with Daily Lifeexpand_more
Our therapists assist you to develop daily living skills that will allow you to become more independent at home, school, work and in the community. We can provide comprehensive assessments, as well as individual and group-based interventions to assist you to develop particular skills.
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Improved relationships through Positive Behaviour Supportexpand_more
Yooralla specialises in providing support to children and adults with disability who present with behaviour of concern and are seeking to improve their relationships. By taking a human rights focus and building on an evidence-based approach, Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) focuses on increasing a person’s quality of life and decreasing the frequency and severity of their behaviour of concern.
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Specialist Children's Supportsexpand_more
Yooralla provides specialist therapies and supports for children with developmental delay or disability, we recognise the importance of early intervention in building a child’s functional capacity.
Our team are experienced in early childhood early intervention, where a transdisciplinary team work together to improve the capacity of a child and their family. This means a team of therapists, for example a physiotherapist, occupational therapy and psychologist work together to support a child and their family.
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Basic Home Modificationsexpand_more
Yooralla can assess and make recommendations for basic home modifications for you and your families, including funding applications or work with public housing authorities.
Sensory assessment and profile developmentexpand_more
Our therapists can assess sensory processing patterns in children and adults, and how these may impact on your everyday living activities. They can advise on how the sensory environment can be modified to enable you to better cope; or on ways to assist you to respond more effectively to sensory input.
Aids and Equipmentexpand_more
We prescribe, source funding and advise on the purchase of aids and equipment for you and your families. This includes communication technology, basic home and vehicle modifications and assistive equipment.
We can also complete funding applications for suitable assistive technology, and basic home and vehicle modifications.
Yooralla’s speech pathologists can support you to overcome communication barriers and specialise in augmentative and alternative communication (AAC).
We can complete funding applications for AAC devices to the Electronic Communication Devices Scheme (ECDS) or to the NDIS.
Diagnostic Services – ASD, IDexpand_more
Yooralla can provide specialised assessment and diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Intellectual Disability (ID), in children and adults.
Our physiotherapists and occupational therapists assist people with disability with:
- movement and mobility: to increase access and independence, to reduce pain and discomfort or to improve general fitness,
- posture and positioning: to increase comfort and functional ability while managing the risk of injury to yourself or others.
Our speech pathologists can provide assessment of eating and swallowing difficulties, to ensure mealtimes are safe and comfortable for people who experience dysphagia.
Interested in Therapy Services?
If you would like to speak to us about how we can support you with our range of therapy services, please complete our online form and one of our friendly team members will assist with your enquiry.