Initial Assessment

At House on the Hill – Paediatric Occupational Therapy in Canberra we complete a comprehensive initial assessment with your child including but not limited to the following areas…

Assessment Areas

Gross Motor Skills

Through observed movement we can assess your child balance, core strength, postural control, tone and reflexes.

Fine Motor Skills

Finger isolation and manipulation as well as hand strength and endurance is appraised during fine motor tasks.


Standardised assessments are completed to establish your childs pencil control, letter formation, visual perceptual skills.


A sensory profile assessment can be performed with you and your child to identify any sensory difficulties.  A separate assessment can be provided to your childs teacher.


By means of discussion with you and observation of your child during interaction with their surroundings, strategies for self regulation and behavioural management can be recommended.

Social Skills

Your child’s engagement and general social skills are established and a proposal to progress these is developed.

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About Us

At House on the Hill – Paediatric Occupational Therapy in Canberra – we provide a comprehensive therapy service that empowers your child to reach their full potential.  Our treatment programs focus on your child’s strengths and interests to deliver the best possible outcome for them and your family.


5 O'Hagan Street, Latham, ACT, 2615

Tel:  0497 905 173

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Open Hours

Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm

By Appointment Only


Acknowledgement of Country

We wish to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land, the Ngunnawal people. We wish to acknowledge and respect their continuing culture and the contribution they make to the life of this city and this region. We also acknowledge all other First Nations Peoples on whose land we operate.