Servicing Lake Macquarie, Newcastle and Central Coast communities by supporting each child and their family.

Here at Sensational Start our aim is to provide families with access to a holistic service that supports children’s development from ground up. We work with children aged 2-18 years and use a family centered approach which means we tailor our supports to meet the needs of each family and child as an individual.

Sensational Start Occupational Therapy have a clinic in Belmont and Tuggerah. We are also able to offer some outreach services including school and home consults.

Occupational Therapy can help with:

  • Children having difficulty due to sensory processing differences
  • Poor coordination or delayed gross motor skills
  • Decreased fine motor skills due to strength, coordination or motor planning
  • Children slow to master toileting or presenting with toilet avoidance behaviours
  • Fussy eating
  • Children having difficulty engaging in or mastering self-care tasks including brushing their hair/teeth/washing self/dressing
  • Children having difficulty proficiently completing handwriting tasks
  • Children with difficulties organising themselves and their belongings
  • Children with limited play skills or difficulty playing with friends
  • Children presenting with challenging behaviour
  • Emotional Regulation
  • Children with an experience of trauma

Read more about our services here