Teaching Your Child Ball Skills

Acknowledgement of Country:  Firstly, I would like to acknowledge the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land on which we…
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Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

What is Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)? Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, more commonly known as ADHD, is a developmental condition that begins in early…

Toilet training

Is it time for toilet training? Toileting is an important milestone for children giving them a sense of independence. This…
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As a parent, you want to teach your child all the skills needed to make a friend, resolve a conflict,…
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Supporting children’s sleep

Photo by cottonbro on We all know how good it feels, waking up from a really great night sleep.…
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Nature Play

Firstly, I would like to acknowledge the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land on which we live, work, learn,…
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School Readiness 

Photo by Pixabay on “Does my child have the skills needed for kindergarten”  Starting school can be a challenging…

The paediatric OT job you don’t want!

By Michelle Newby, Clinical Director Stepping Stones Therapy for Children Photo by Claudia Barbosa on The Australian job market…


What is PANS/ PANDAS?  PANS/ PANDAS* is a little known, but treatable, medical condition that looks like a psychiatric disorder.…

Messy Play for Fussy Eaters

Most kids love a bit of messy play and it really should be a regular part of their play experience.…

Early Baby Play

As a child development specialist and a mum, I find myself forever fascinated with the many different ways that babies…

Looming Genius!

Basic loom bracelet Looming seems to be the latest kids craze all around the world. If you haven’t discovered it…

Does crawling matter?

So what’s the big deal about crawling? Should you be worried if your baby decides to skip this particular milestone?…

School ready check

Starting school is an exciting and pivotal time in a child’s life. As parents we want this to be a…

Looking to help your child develop the skills & confidence they need to flourish?

Stepping Stones Occupational Therapy offers a wide range of occupational therapy services to assist you or your client! Booking or making a referral online is really quick & convenient.