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Hayley Hughes

Occupational Therapist
Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
Graduate Certificate in Autism Studies

Hayley has worked exclusively in the field of pediatrics, enabling her to develop extensive knowledge and skills for supporting children and teens to achieve their goals in a variety of areas.

She has completed professional development in the areas of:

  • Toileting – Learning to Conquer the Wees and Poos (management of functional bowel and bladder incontinence)

  • Positive Behaviour Support – Functional Assessment and Positive Behaviour Intervention Training

  • Communication – The Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) Training

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder – Asia Pacific Autism Conference Participant

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder – Certified Early Start Denver Model Therapist

  • Education – Occupational Therapy Australia, Working in Schools.

Hayley has gained advanced knowledge and skills for working with children and teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

  • Hayley has a Graduate Certificate in Autism Studies.

  • Hayley is a certified Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) therapist.

Hayley has also been an active participant in the pediatric field through her community involvement.

  • Winner of Enablement Award for Outstanding Occupational Therapy services.

  • Nominee for the Sunshine Butterflies Everyday Hero award for her work with children with ASD.

  • Camp leader at Camp Jabiru, a camp for children and teens with ASD.

  • Volunteer with Sporting for Wheelies and Special Olympic events.