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Acorn Neurodiversity

Community Health Service, Occupational Therapy (OT), Speech Language Therapy, Mental Health & Addictions

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126a Remuera Road, Remuera, Auckland

A3/14 Triton Drive, Rosedale, Auckland

Description

Acorn's team of Speech & Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Psychologists and Behaviour Therapists provide comprehensive support for autistic, ADHD or neurodiverse children from all over Auckland in their homes, schools and our two centres.

Staff

Our passionate, interdisciplinary team of Psychologists, Speech & Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Behavioural Therapists bring evidence-based practices from each of their fields to empower children to achieve what is important to them and their families.

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Ages

Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi

How do I access this service?

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Hours

126a Remuera Road, Remuera, Auckland

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM

A3/14 Triton Drive, Rosedale, Auckland

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM

Services Provided

Occupational therapy (OT)

The child engages in activities and games led by the therapist to promote development across a wide variety of skills so children can enjoy and participate in life’s everyday activities as fully and independently as possible. Skills areas: emotional regulation fine and gross motor dyspraxia and motor coordination handwriting activities of daily living like dressing and hygiene

  • Disability
  • Neurological
  • Paediatric (Child / Tamariki)

The child engages in activities and games led by the therapist to promote development across a wide variety of skills so children can enjoy and participate in life’s everyday activities as fully and independently as possible.
Skills areas:

  • emotional regulation
  • fine and gross motor
  • dyspraxia and motor coordination
  • handwriting
  • activities of daily living like dressing and hygiene
Speech language therapy

Our speech therapists will utilise your child's strengths and interests to develop their language and communication skills. Our therapists are trained to support children to use Augmentative and Assistive Communication. They can also support their social thinking and literacy skills.

  • Paediatric (Child / Tamariki)
  • Development reading/ writing disorders
  • Intellectual disability

Our speech therapists will utilise your child's strengths and interests to develop their language and communication skills. Our therapists are trained to support children to use Augmentative and Assistive Communication. They can also support their social thinking and literacy skills.

Assessment Clinic

We offer autism diagnostic assessments and ADHD diagnostic assessments to help identify your child's areas of strength, how they learn and what supports might be beneficial.

Service types: Disability support services, Autism support services, Information & support, Education and training.

We offer autism diagnostic assessments and ADHD diagnostic assessments to help identify your child's areas of strength, how they learn and what supports might be beneficial.

Early Years & School Aged Programmes

Our intensive individualised programmes provide a one-to-one, child-led approach for children who may be struggling with their learning or with meeting developmental milestones. Therapy plans are co-designed with families to maximise your child's strengths and interests and help them reach their potential. Our Early Years programme also supports children with the transition to school.

Service types: Disability support services, Child development services, Autism support services, Information & support, Education and training, Advocacy.

Our intensive individualised programmes provide a one-to-one, child-led approach for children who may be struggling with their learning or with meeting developmental milestones. Therapy plans are co-designed with families to maximise your child's strengths and interests and help them reach their potential. Our Early Years programme also supports children with the transition to school.

ADHD support services

We support ADHD children and youth to maximise their strengths to develop their executive functioning and study skills, their friendship skills and their emotional regulation.

Service types: Education and training, Life skills, Skills courses, Disability support services, Child development services, Education and training, Advocacy, Counselling, Family / whānau support, Information & support, Social and group activities, Youth mentoring / development.

We support ADHD children and youth to maximise their strengths to develop their executive functioning and study skills, their friendship skills and their emotional regulation.

Psychology and Behavioural Services

Our Psychology and Behavioural Services support children, youth and families struggling with a developmental phase, challenging behaviour or anxiety related to neurodiversity.

Service types: Disability support services, Autism support services, Advocacy, Counselling, Child development services, Education and training, Education and training, Family / whānau support, Social and group activities.

Our Psychology and Behavioural Services support children, youth and families struggling with a developmental phase, challenging behaviour or anxiety related to neurodiversity.

Sleep Support

Our sleep support service can help young neurodiverse people and those supporting them get a good night’s sleep.

Service types: Disability support services, Autism support services.

Our sleep support service can help young neurodiverse people and those supporting them get a good night’s sleep.

Toilet Training

Our toilet training service can help young neurodiverse people become more confident and independent with using the toilet.

Service types: Disability support services, Autism support services.

Our toilet training service can help young neurodiverse people become more confident and independent with using the toilet.

Education and training

Acorn provides professional learning and development in the form of direct consultation to early childhood educators, teachers and administrators as well as training workshops.

  • Skills courses

Acorn provides professional learning and development in the form of direct consultation to early childhood educators, teachers and administrators as well as training workshops.

Disability Assistance

Quiet, low sensory environment, Support to make decisions, A longer appointment time

Travel Directions

Both locations are close to motorways.

Public Transport

Remuera Centre: close to train and bus lines

North Shore Centre: close to bus lines

Parking

Parking is available on-site at both locations.

Region

Central Auckland, East Auckland, North Auckland, South Auckland, West Auckland

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 12:05PM on November 9, 2023. This information is reviewed and edited by Acorn Neurodiversity.