SEAN J. WILSON
PEDIATRIC RECREATIONAL THERAPIST
What Is Recreational Therapy
Recreational therapy is a process that provide recreational based interventions and treatment for children with illnesses, disability and autism in the aim to improve their mental health, physical health, emotional and spiritual health. The goal of these activities is to improve abilities the child may be lacking in such as fine motor skills, gross motor skills, bus training, sensory integration, and physical therapy.
Hauora Health provides recreational opportunities for children to enhance their overall health, functional abilities, independence, quality of life, anxiety, stress, decision making, control, self expression, improvement in developmental skills, increased social skills, peer interaction, learning adaptive techniques during recreation, improved strength, endurance and activity levels, increase functional play and leisure skills.
Recreational Therapist SPECIALISE
Play And SOcial Skills
Socializing and participating in activities are important for children to learn new skills. Exposing children in the community to larger groups gives the child the opportunity to interact with other children.
Gross Motor SKills
Is your child having difficulty doing large movements like riding a bike, ice skating, poor ball skills or being clumsy. RT can help to improve coordination, muscular strength & endurance to improve upon these skills.
Sensory processing disorder. Do you find your child covering his ears a lot, banging things really loud or making loud noises. Hauora Health can help improve these areas.
Self Care SKills
Does your child have trouble grooming him self, toileting or dressing them selves. We recreational therapist are specialist in these areas.
Improving your overall child's physical, emotional, mental and spiritual health through exercise based interventions and activities like ice skating, swimming, basketball, painting, crafts and physical therapy at the clinic. Exercise therapy helps improve the child's muscle tone, muscular strength, coordination and balance
Fine Motor Skills
These are the skills that make every day life easier such as putting socks on, hand writing, opening doors and brushing teeth. Recreational therapist can help improve your child in these areas.