SEAN J. WILSON
PEDIATRIC RECREATIONAL THERAPIST
Sean Is originally from New Zealand and has been living in Canada for the past three years. He graduated University in 2016 with a diploma in exercise and bachelors degree In health. He loves working with children & youth, and providing recreational therapy to improve motor skills, coordination, spatial awareness, confidence, balance lifelong skills and more.
Sean Immigrated to Canada in the hope to find employment in the public health sector as a health promoter. After a change of direction he decided to enter the healthy child development sector and worked various positions such as a school age care supervisor and education assistant. In his experience working with children he seen a need for various programs to improve the health of children, This lead Sean to create Hauora Health to improve the health of children with autism.
What does Hauora mean? Hauora is a Indigenous philosophy of health from the Maori people of New Zealand. This word represents the 4 aspects recognized from the world health organization which are Physical well- being, Mental and Emotional well - being, Spiritual well - being and Social well - being. Each of these four aspects of Hauora influences and supports each other.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where Does The Therapy Take Place
Recreational Therapy will be delivered at personal best clinic, cherish clinic, home visits, recreation centres or in the community.
Recreational Therapy will be $100.00 per session. Sessions are 60 minutes long and autism funding can be used for payment.
How Does Recreational Therapy Differ From Occupational and Physical Therapy
Recreational Therapy focuses on improving the childs overall quality of life by improving their emotional, social, physical and mental health using recreational and leisure activities.
Can I use Autism Funding or Extended Medical Benefits
Autism funding is an excepeted payment and medical benefits can be used depending on your plan.
What Are The Benefits Of Recreational Therapy
1. Improvement In Fine Motor Skills