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Allied Health and Therapy

A caring and experienced team of Allied Health Professionals

Allied Health and Therapy services that build on peoples strengths to improve their quality of life.

Our staff provide professional Psychology, Occupational Therapy and Speech Pathology services to people of all abilities across Penrith and Greater Western Sydney. 

The team at NADO have many years of experience working with people with disability or whom have Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

NADO is a registered NDIS provider and all of the Allied Health Team are able to provide services through both NDIS and Medicare.

Psychology

NADO have a professional and experienced team of Psychologists who offer psychological and counselling services to all people, including those with an intellectual disability.

Our team also have many years of experience working with both young people and adults who have Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Our services can provide support for people with:

  • Addictions
  • Anger Management
  • Behaviour Assessments and Support
  • Cognitive and Adaptive Functioning
  • Communication Support
  • Emotional Well-being Support
  • Recovery from Trauma, Grief or Abuse
  • Building Self Esteem
  • Stress, Anxiety and Depression
  • Relationships

Speech Pathology

Speech pathology techniques are used to assess and treat those who have communication disorders and/or swallowing difficulties. Speech pathology support can be provided to people who have communication disorders and/or swallowing difficulties that develop in childhood or are acquired as a result of age, injury or illness, such as a stroke or brain injury.

Different types of intervention include articulation therapy, assessing and assisting the understanding and use of language, fluency, voice and dysphagia management and the implementation of alternative means of communicating (e.g. picture boards, ipad apps etc).

Our range of Speech Pathology services include:

  • Accurate production of speech sounds
  • Understanding language
  • Reading, writing and verbal skills
  • Social Skill intervention
  • Providing visual supports
  • Diagnostic assessment
  • Providing alternative ways of communicating (e.g. picture boards, Key Word Sign, sign language, iPad apps)
  • Communication Partner Training
  • Eliminating or managing a stutter
  • How to use your voice efficiently
  • Swallowing safety and management

Speech Pathology sessions are available from NADO for both clinic based and mobile bookings within your home or out in the community. Our speech pathology services are available for people of all abilities aged 3 and up across the Blacktown, Penrith, Nepean and Blue Mountains regions.

Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy (OT) can assist people to achieve their goals by building their knowledge and skills, finding new ways to do activities or making changes to the environment, tasks or equipment to suit their individual needs.

Our range of OT services include:

  • Behavioural Intervention
  • Daily Living Tasks (eg dressing, cooking)
  • Equipment Prescription
  • Fatigue Management
  • Fine and Gross Motor Skills
  • Functional and Cognitive Assessment
  • Basic Home Modifications
  • Independent Living Skills
  • Mobility and Safety
  • Relationships and Sexuality
  • Sensory Processing and Self-Regulation
  • Social and Communication Skills
  • School and Employment Support
  • What is an occupation?

    In Occupational Therapy, occupations refer to the everyday activities that people do as individuals, in families and with communities to occupy time and bring meaning and purpose to life. Occupations include things people need to, want to and are expected to do.

  • What should I expect when working with an Occupational Therapist?

    Occupational Therapy is a client-centred health profession that involves ongoing assessments to understand what activities you can do and those you want to do. Together, you and your occupational therapist will discuss any current limitations, your goals/motivations and they may also offer advice/techniques about how to do something more easily and safely.

  • How old do I need to be to see a NADO Occupational Therapist?

    Our Occupational Therapist will see clients aged 5 and over.

  • Do you provide in-home consulations?

    Yes – we provide consultations at our clinic in Penrith or we can visit your home, whichever works best for you. The regions that we cover are from Blacktown to Penrith and the Blue Mountains.

  • How do I make a booking?

    For all enquiries or to make a booking call 1300 738 229.

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If you would like more information about any of our services, please contact us today.

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