Senior Occupational Therapist
Adele Suda is a Senior Occupational Therapist, Counsellor, Lecturer and Allied Health Consultant with over 28 years’ experience working with children and families with disabilities.
(B.P.S.. OT; Grad Cert in Academic Practice; Grad Cert. Counselling; Dip Counselling; TLP practitioner).
Adele’s long-standing career has focused on supporting children and families with disabilities including: neurological/cognitive impairments such as Autism Spectrum Disorders, Cerebral Palsy, Downs Syndrome, Rare Genetic disorders, ADD/ADHD, Learning Disabilities and Sensory Processing Disorder.
Adele is highly experienced in developing and implementing person/family centered, evidence-based interventions and practices, including a vast knowledge of the NDIS and applying for funding and resources for AT applications. Adele is also a clinical supervisor and has supervised many Occupational Therapy students and junior Occupational Therapists at all levels of learning.
Having practiced as an Occupational Therapist for the past 28 years, Adele is very passionate and committed to supporting and empowering children and families to live their best life. She holds a contemporary and positive attitude towards disability, and is well informed of evidence based professional practices.
Adele holds current registration with AHPRA and the Australian Counsellors Association.
Adele works with children and families with:
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Challenging behaviours/emotional regulation
Sensory Processing Disorder
Executive Functioning for everyday tasks
Motor co-ordination and postural stability – Move To Learn
School readiness assessments
Adele is a certified practitioner of The Listening Program. The Listening Program® is a neuroscience-based music listening therapy for achieving optimum brain health and functioning. It improves learning outcomes, auditory processing, sensory processing, self-regulation, attention and concentration.