Catherine Hays
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Catherine Hays

Catherine Hays 

Paediatric Occupational Therapist

 

Catherine has a Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy) from the University of Sydney and has been working as an occupational therapist for the past 16 years.  Catherine is currently working part time at PosAbility.

 

Prior to working at PosAbility Catherine worked as a paediatric OT for:

The Northcott Society in their Early Intervention and School Aged Services

Special Education Department in the United Kingdom

Therapy United Private Practice

St Lucys School

 

During her career Catherine has worked with a wide range of children including children with Autism, Developmental Coordination Disorder, Learning Difficulties, Sensory Processing Disorder and Handwriting Difficulties. Developing children’s fine motor skills, gross motor skills, visual perception, visual motor integration, handwriting, typing, sensory processing skills and emotional regulation are areas of Catherine’s expertise. She has extensive experience in developing and implementing individualised OT goals and programs and aims to work closely with parents and teachers to help children reach their full potential.

 

Catherine provides the following services at PosAbility:

  • Formal occupational therapy assessments.
  • Occupational therapy sessions to develop: fine motor skills, gross motor skills, visual perception, visual motor integration, handwriting, sensory processing abilities, emotional regulation and activities of daily living.
  • Teacher and Parent training.
  • Clinic and locally based school sessions.

 

Catherine is currently registered with the following professional bodies:

Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

Occupational Therapy Association of NSW/Australia

Medicare and Private Health Funds

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