Are The CoordiChild Staff Qualified And Highly Trained?
Yes! CoordiChild Was Developed By Experienced Occupational Therapists With Over 47 Years Combined Experience.
Marga Grey (MSc OT) is an occupational therapist with 37 years experience with children exhibiting the above-mentioned problems specifically.
She was in private practice in South Africa for 20+ years, specialising in sensory integration therapy before migrating to Australia seven years ago. She has since worked in both private and public settings in Brisbane, including as Clinical Educator at Queensland University.
Marga developed the occupational therapy department at Tyack Health (the largest multi-disciplinary practice in Australia) and is currently Head of Occupational Therapy there. This department focuses on paediatrics and addresses sensory processing issues in children, including problems with sensory motor skills.
She also initiated and coordinates Bayside SPD Professional Interest Group, an organisation providing interaction and learning experiences for professionals of all disciplines interested in Sensory Processing Disorder, including sensory motor skills.
Lindy Thompson (BAppSc(HMS). MO) graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Science (Human Movement Studies) and a Masters in Occupational Therapy
Since graduating Lindy has worked in private practices specialising in Paediatrics, both in Australia and South Africa, as well as for Autism Queensland, a large community based organisation enriching the lives of people living with an ASD. She is currently involved in clinical practice at Tyack Health, a large multidisciplinary practice in Brisbane.
Lindy is passionate about human movement and the effect movement has on living a functional, independent, meaningful life. Her special interest lies in working with children and families who are dealing with Sensory Processing Disorder and Autism Spectrum Disorder, saying “There is nothing more rewarding or fulfilling than watching a child becomes the person they are meant to be – happy, confident and able to achieve their own personal goals.”