* As an holistic early childhood intervention educator and special education / inclusion support consultant, my passion is in helping infants and children with Aspergers, Autism, ADHD, ADD, anxiety, developmental delay or learning difficulties and their families, to reach their goals, using early childhood intervention best practices and evidence based interventions, holistic principles and nutrition.
* My aim is to guide, inspire and support each child on their journey of learning, developing and mastering skills, support them in feeling safe, connected, included, confident, happy and healthy and by working together towards overcoming challenges, to achieve their goals and optimise outcomes.
* I offer a personalised service to support each child and family / carers (to continue each childs program and record progress between sessions)
* I maintain regular feedback and reviews.
* I will gladly collaborate with other professionals, such as your paediatrician, psychologist, psychiatrist, speech pathologist, OT or GP.
Assessments, plans, programs and strategies are available for all children under 7 years old, of all abilities and are designed to suit their individual early intervention needs. These may be private or through NDIS funding. I am currently offering my services from my clinic, by outreach within the Cairns North and Northern Beaches areas and online.
Your child's personalised, structured early intervention program may include:-
Learn to Play and Play to Learn
Language and communication development
Social development and interaction
Self care, life skills and daily routine
Emotional development, understanding and regulation
Positive behaviour enhancement
Cognitive development and learning skills
Gross and fine motor skills
Nutrition and wellbeing
Environmental awareness and care
Positivity and motivation
Self awareness, self esteem and connectedness
Intervention resources folder to continue program at home
Kindy / Prep Readiness skills
Transition and Inclusion support
Sensory tool kits
I provide a personalised, holistic service from the " Inspire" clinic, your home, care, community
or education setting or online using ECEI best practice, evidence based programs and strategies including :-
Early childhood education and care, ABA (Applied Behaviour Analysis), Special education support, Inclusion support, Verbal Behaviour Approach, Early Start Denver Model, Positive Partnerships, TEACCH, Virtues, Positive Parenting, Social and Visual Stories, Circle Of Support, alongside huge slices of positivity, creativity, fun, motivation and a dash of "inspiration",
to help your child discover, practice and accomplish skills and connect, through play, to prepare them for their next stage in life, as well as their understanding and management of themselves, others and the world around them.
Specialist assessment for Early Childhood Intervention Plan
This is where we meet and discuss exactly what your child's goals and needs are. We complete a full profile of your child, which will include his or her strengths and weaknesses, likes and dislikes and any behavioural, sensory, emotional, physical, educational or wellbeing goals or concerns you may have. I offer guidance and suggestions and we complete your child's personalised Early Intervention Service Agreement with relevant, achievable goals,
duration / dates of sessions and service fees.
(Within NDIS, this comes under Capacity building supports for early childhood, under Improved daily living skills)
1.5-2 hour consultation with Service plan ( in clinic, around Cairns Beaches or online) $200
Individual specialist intervention sessions.
Each personalised Early intervention session may be with your child, here at Inspire clinic, at your
home, child care centre, kindergarten, at school or in the community or online through Zoom, Skype or FaceTime.Each session will be focused on a maximum of 2 goals and be a structured yet flexible combination of therapy, education and well being, according to your childs goals, program and needs on the day.
I offer a genuine caring, innovative, service which includes regular feedback on your childs sessions, with Early Intervention reviews and updates as your childs needs change. I encourage and support parents and carers to continue your childs program at home, to maximise outcomes. Only one child is to be in clinic at any one time, to best help your child achieve their goals. (This comes under Capacity building supports for early childhood in NDIS)
$120 per 1 hour session
(Includes personalised set up, 50 min of therapy and 10 min case notes & program planning for next session)
One child in clinic per session
Specialist services for parents, carers and educators
Inspire Early Intervention provides assessments, guidance, training and support, based only on a child's individual needs and goals, to parents, carers, teachers and educators. I offer practical strategies and resources to help you to optimise your childs / students learning opportunities, goal achievement in order to maximise their outcomes.
This comes under Capacity building supports for early childhood in NDIS.
$120 per hour
Meetings, Reports and Observations
IEP or program management meeting / report writing / resources for transition to daycare, kindy or prep.
(This comes under Capacity building supports for early childhood in NDIS)
$ 200 each
Phone 0457248889 to book an appointment with Lorna or to get more information.