Kimi Ora School employs physiotherapists to work on improving our students physical skills in order to maximize their functional skills. Most students are seen by the physiotherapist on a daily basis. (Read more)


Occupational Therapy

The Occupational Therapists at Kimi Ora School help students to overcome barriers to become as independent as possible in their life skills and learning. The student is at the centre of their learning and as such meaningful goals are set that benefit the student and their family/whanau. (Read more)


Speech and Language Therapy 

Speech Language Therapy is available at Kimi Ora School to assess and develop the student’s communication and eating and drinking skills. (Read more)


Music Therapy

Music therapy is the planned use of music to assist the healing and personal growth of people with identified emotional, intellectual, physical or social needs. (Read more)



MOVE, or Mobility Opportunities Via Education, is a top down activity based curriculum designed to teach students basic, functional motor skills needed for adult life, in home and community environments. (Read more)



Alongside the multiple approaches that the Therapists draw from in the delivery of therapy programmes at school, the therapy team also provide intervention that is guided by the Bobath concept. (Read more)



The students at Kimi Ora School are encouraged to make gains through the use of hydrotherapy.  Occupational and Physiotherapists work with the teaching team….(read more)


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