Autism

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Animal Assisted Therapy

 

RSB now provides Animal Assisted Therapy for children with Autism and other sensory disorders. This exciting new program provides an alternative form of therapy working with skilled Occupational Therapists and therapy dogs Marty and Ivan.

Animal Assisted Therapy may help assist your child in the following areas

  • Emotional regulation
  • Communication skills
  • learning new skills
  • Fine and Gross motor skills
  • Concentration
  • Relationship building

Hosted in a child-friendly space at our Gillies Plains campus, our AAT sessions are conducted by an Occupational Therapist, Dog instructor and of course… one of specially trained dogs.

Individual therapy sessions and group holiday programs are available to children and adolescents. This program is available for NDIS participants and private fee paying individuals.

For more information about Animal Assisted Therapy please contact RSB Customer First Team on 1300 944 306

For more information about the RSB Autism Assistance Dog program please contact RSB Customer First Team on 1300 944 306

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