Professional. Experienced. Caring. Trusted.

We are one of Melbourne’s most experienced and comprehensive private providers of Speech and Occupational Therapies, offering a wide range of services to clients, families and schools for over 10 years.

We provide clinic based and mobile independent therapy services across Melbourne’s inner North and West, offering a tailored approach for all clients from babies through to adults.

Our wide range of services include Speech Pathology, Occupational Therapy, Swallowing Services, Music Therapy, Group Programs, Psychology and Counselling Services. We are NDIS, FaCHSIA and Better Start registered providers.

We have 3 bright and comfortable clinics based in Thornbury, Footscray and Eltham with experienced therapists who are warm, engaging and Medicare registered.

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Booking an Appointment

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Where we are:

We provide therapy services in 3 locations across Melbourne.
Thornbury
Footscray
Yarrambat

All clinics are well located to public transport, with free on street parking available.

Clinic based or mobile services available.

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What we do:

We are a team of experienced team of healthcare professionals, with Speech Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Psychologists, Music TherapistsPlay Therapists and Counsellors providing services for babies, children, adults and families.

We provide a range of group programs and individual therapies. Our diverse team means clients are always matched with a clinician who best suits their needs.

  • Medicare and health fund rebates available
  • Registered Panel Providers of FAHCSIA Early Intervention Services
  • NDIS registered providers
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Book an appointment today:

Many families access our services whilst on waitlists for public services.

A GP referral is not required to access our services.

We operate on a No Waitlist policy.

Give us a call on 03 8376 6399 to discuss your needs. We’ll let you know how we can help and you can book an appointment straight away!

Opening Hours: Monday – Saturday 8.30am-6pm         (by appointment only).

 

 

Talking Time Blog

Our OT team is growing again – welcome to Laura

A warm hello to the DWSP community! My name is Laura and I joined the team here at DWSP back in December 2018.  I met Dee and some of the team several years previously and I am thrilled to have finally joined them. I have always held a passion for supporting children and their families,…

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Motor Skills – what are they, and how do we check them?

What are motor skills? Motor Skills are split into fine motor skills (little movements, e.g. cutting, writing) and gross motor skills (e.g. jumping, balancing).  Children gradually develop their ability to use different groups of muscles across the first 8 years of life, starting with basic gross motor skills, e.g rolling, walking and crawling, and gradually…

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Messy Play (Part 1) – what is it?

Why should we encourage kids in messy play/sensory play? From the very first day they are born, children are designed to explore the world via all their senses; taste, sight, touch, hearing and smell.  That’s why babies and toddlers touch and mouth everything, and why kids make funny noises with their mouths and experiment with how…

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