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Ability Action Australia

NDIS Therapeutic Supports Provider

Madyson Cox

Position: Therapy Assistant - Port Macquarie

Madyson loves being involved in increasing a person’s independence to help them do things that are meaningful and increase their wellbeing.

Having nearly completed her university studies, she has been involved in many practical fieldwork placements across a variety of settings, where she has been able to integrate her occupational therapy knowledge and skills in a practice environment.

These placements include:

  • Hospital settings, gaining experience in stroke, cardiac, renal, rehabilitation, acute, surgical and medical wards
  • Not-for-profit paediatric clinic, working with children of all ages within the NDIS and completing sensory, fine and gross motor, emotional regulation, visual motor and coordination assessments and interventions
  • Community, aged population and paediatrics, completing home modifications, adaptive technology recommendations, and wheelchair and pressure care assessments

During her placements, she worked with children with the following diagnoses: autism spectrum disorder, global developmental delay, sensory processing disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, achondroplasia, sensory processing disorder, chromosomal disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, and anxiety.

Madyson has also assisted individuals with rehabilitation and activities of daily living after motor vehicle accidents, and presented manual handling training to groups.

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