Occupation Therapists analyse the physical, cognitive, psychosocial and sensory areas of performance and identify how these may be impacting on a student’s ability to successfully participate in a school-based setting. At Maramba, we have an Occupational Therapist working with us one day per week.
For those students who may require extra support, our Occupational Therapist will adopt a variety of strategies and behavioural based interventions to effectively support them with engaging and participating in school-based activities. They also work collaboratively with our teaching staff to develop learning activities as well as assessing the environment in which these activities occur.
Some interventions may include but are not limited to:
Minimising barriers to participation across all school learning and social environments is the aim of the role.