Does your child have difficulty learning at school? Are they finding it hard to participate in social situations? Or do you wish to enhance their fine motor skills from an early age?Whatever the issue is, occupational therapy might be what you’re looking for, offering a range of services to help enhance your child’s ability to grow and reach their full potential in all areas of life. Here are some of Hong Kong’s top occupational therapy centres that might be worth checking out.
Specialising in occupational therapy and speech therapy, Rehabilitation Consultant’s team of highly qualified therapists provide a variety of dynamic therapy programmes for children who may struggle with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD), as well as any other cognitive, behavioural, or emotional difficulties. Helping them gain greater independence and overcome the effects of disability, the centre’s range of services can assist your little ones in developing everything from sitting and posture, to hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills.
Rehabilitation Consultant, 16/F, The Pemberton, 22-26 Bonham Strand, Central, (+852) 2850 6276
Sprout in Motion
Unlike any other clinic, Sprout in Motion goes the extra mile to ensure that kids and their families feel welcome in a warm, fun, and nurturing physical environment. Offering individual and group therapies for children and their families, Sprout in Motion has a whole host of programmes that target not only different age groups, but also different areas of skills development. If you’re not sure whether your child is in need of help, be sure to refer to the Symptom Checklist provided on the website, or get in touch to seek guidance from the centre.
Sprout in Motion, G/F, 5A Chancery Lane, Central, (+852) 2563 4138
Suite 1006, Global Trade Square, 21 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Wong Chuk Hang, (+852) 2563 4800
With three locations dotted around Hong Kong, SPOT provides a large range of services including physiotherapy, speech therapy, specialist teaching and school services, and of course, occupational therapy. Working with each child and family to help build, learn, and achieve their individual potential through play, SPOT’s team of professional occupational therapists asses all aspects of your child’s daily life, whether it’s important school-based tasks, or less obvious tasks such as processing basic sensory responses. The centre also offers all sorts of exciting events and workshops where kids and families have the opportunity to learn and practice a variety of skills through a ton of fun activities and games.
SPOT, locations vary
Child Development Centre
Having been around for over 40 years, the Child Development Centre is a well-established therapy centre which works to provide support to children with special educational needs in both English and Chinese. With one-on-one sessions available for kids aged between 2 and 12 years old, you can be sure that your little one will get the full attention and care they need. Best of all, kids don’t have to be currently enrolled in the centre’s full-time programmes in order to attend these sessions.
Child Development Centre, 4/Fm, Prime Mansion, 183-187 Johnston Road, Wan Chai, (+852) 2849 6138
With a huge team of therapists and counselling professionals, Integrate hk offers everything from play and creative arts therapy, to occupational therapy and counselling. Recognising the importance of family when it comes to promoting a child’s development in foundation skills such as fine motor skills, sensory processing skills, social and behavioural skills, and many more, the centre uses family-oriented approaches to ensure that parents are also involved every step of the way.
Integrate hk, 1102 Chung Sheung Building, 9-10 Queen Victoria Street, Central, (+852) 2522 2690
Unit 22, 1F Block 2 Discovery Bay, North Plaza, Lantau