Rebecca Barnard – Paediatric Occupational Therapist


– Rebecca Barnard –

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Occupational Therapy with Distinction (Otago Polytechnic)
Registered Therapist with APHRA


Rebecca is a New Zealand trained Occupational Therapist who moved to Adelaide in 2018. She is passionate about working with children and their families to share and enjoy positive mealtime experiences together. She has worked in a range of settings including home, school, kindergarten and in clinic with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, intellectual disability and developmental delay. Rebecca has a special interest in feeding difficulties, ‘fussy eating’ and sensory processing and has undergone additional training in sensory processing and feeding, with commitment to ongoing development in these areas. She draws on this knowledge to assist children in regulation skills required for engagement and feeding. Rebecca enjoys working through a family centred approach to assist families and children to develop skills in order to reach their full potential and enjoy positive meal times together.