Occupational Therapist

Helping Sunshine Coast children
reach their full potential

Sunshine Coast Paediatric Occupational Therapist

Little Sparks Occupational Therapy provides mobile occupational therapy services to children 0-14 years, in the Queensland Sunshine Coast area including Palmwoods, Woombye, Chevallum, Eudlo, and Ilkley, and online consultations across Australia.

Assessments and goal-directed occupational therapy are tailored to meet the needs of your child and provided in a flexible way to fit in with family life.

OT Assessments


Standardised or formal assessments to determine areas of development needs.

Little Downs Syndrome girl painting

Goal Directed Therapy

Achievable and realistic therapy to meet the needs of your child.

Mum helping her son cut paper.

Parent/Carer Education

Ensuring you have the knowledge and skills to effectively help your child.

Little Sparks Occupational Therapy is experienced in working with a range of disabilities including autism, attention deficit disorders, developmental delays, Cerebral Palsy, Downs Syndrome, chromosomal disorders, and genetic conditions.

Young boy struggling with school work.

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A fussy eating baby.

How do I know if my child needs occupational therapy?

Are there issues or concerns with:

  • Achieving age-appropriate milestones
  • Gross motor skills or clumsiness
  • Fine motor skills, handwriting
  • Reading, literacy and attending to schoolwork
  • Toilet training or independence with self-care tasks
  • Frequent meltdowns or outbursts, difficulty making friends or engaging with others
  • “Fussy” eating, extreme and/or frequent reactions to food (gagging or vomiting)
  • Difficulty with transitions, changing from one activity to another
  • Falling and staying asleep
  • Coping with changes to routines
  • Listening and following simple instructions
  • Always “busy” or on the move, unable to focus on tasks
  • Sequencing, planning and self-organisation skills

Contact Gabby to find out more about Paediatric Occupational Therapy