Kids Play Occupational Therapy
Jodie Bowden is highly passionate about the delivery of family-centred occupational therapy for children in the community. She builds rapport easily with children and while studying built her skills as a tutor and support worker for children with disabilities.
Through her clinical placements Jodie gained experience working with children aged four to eight years with varying disabilities and difficulties including Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD), and motor planning and sensory processing challenges. She has consistently aspired to work within a multidisciplinary team to deliver holistic, person-centred care.
Forming partnerships with families and stakeholders has been crucial for Jodie and she takes pride in her ability to build therapeutic relationships, collaboratively set goals, and provide ongoing education and support.
Jodie graduated with honours in 2020 and received the Dean’s Commendation for Academic Excellence – Semester 1 and 2, 2019.
Jodie has experience in the following areas.
Jodie's special areas of interest include
Autism spectrum disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder, early intervention, sensory processing difficulties, emotional regulation, and fine motor/handwriting difficulties.
The key approaches Katy uses include
Katy's special areas of interest include
Family centred practice, strengths based practice, Sensory Processing, The Alert Program, and Zones of Regulation.