Person-centred support and individual goal setting to maximise independence

Our team specialise in working with adults and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), intellectual disabilities and a range of other disabilities.  We offer this service in the Geelong and Barwon region which includes the Surf Coast and Colac Otway areas.

Occupational Therapy

  • Equipment needs, basic home modifications, community access, risk assessment
  • Social & behavioural challenges and sensory assessment
  • Reports, equipment prescriptions, custom resource development
  • Family / carer training and education
  • Individual therapy programs
  • Graded plans for social, routine and skill development
  • Informed planning for key transitions
  • Collaborative care team planning

Speech Pathology

  • Assessments – language, speech, pragmatics, communicative intent, swallowing, meal time anxiety
  • Reports, interpretation and appropriate referrals
  • Strategies to support understanding & use of language communication
  • Recommendations for therapy & communication
  • Training & support for carers or staff within a home, educational or work setting

For more details about our adults assessment and therapy services contact the Gateways Therapy & Inclusion Support Manager.