St Gabriels School - services

By: St Gabriels  05/12/2011
Keywords: Physical Disabilities, Occupational Therapist

St.Gabriel's Centre provides a range of specialised services for children and adults with physical disabilities. Its facilities and services are available to people from the Mid-Western region of Ireland. Our therapists will provide the necessary support and encouragement you will need and show you different techniques of treatment and management. All programmes are family focused, offering parents and siblings an opportunity to learn of their child's needs and how to implement activities for enhancing their child's development. St.Gabriel’s Centre aim is to help your child to achieve his or her full potential. THE TREATMENT TEAM Physiotherapist will assess the physical condition and devise a treatment and home management programme. Occupational Therapist will assess your child's everyday activities and provide treatment and equipment to maximize independence. Speech Therapist will provide assessment and management of feeding and communication problems.

Keywords: Occupational Therapist, Physical Disabilities

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