Ability Action Australia

NDIS Therapeutic Supports Provider

Adele Kasses occupational therapy Varsity Lakes

Adele Kasses

Position: Occupational Therapy Team Leader - Gold Coast

Adele has worked as an Occupational Therapist for more than 28 years. She has been a clinician, educator, researcher and business owner in many locations throughout Australia including time in Alice Springs with the Child and Family Community Health Team.

She has owned and directed a private paediatric occupational therapy practice on the Gold Coast and lectured full-time at Southern Cross University. For the past four years she has supervised and mentored new graduate and junior occupational therapists across Australia.

Her area of expertise is paediatrics, including:

  • Neurological conditions
  • Physical impairments
  • Sensory impairments
  • Autism spectrum disorder

Adele is experienced at holding workshops and seminars focusing on all aspects of paediatric occupational therapy intervention and parenting skills. These sessions cover helping fussy/picky eaters, challenging behaviours, visual motor integration skills, and sensory processing disorder.

She is am deeply passionate and committed to supporting and empowering those with a significant and permanent disability to live their best life. Adele holds a contemporary and positive attitude towards disability, and is well informed of evidence-based professional practices and the NDIS.

Adele is delighted to be leading her team and supporting participants across the Gold Coast.

 

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