Services For Children


‘Helping children comprehend the neurotypical world’


Children with ASD, Developmental Delay, Intellectual Disability and other diagnoses think outside the square. That is, they process information in a different way to typically developing children. This can mean they think in new and innovative ways. Such individuals could be described as having a diffability; a difference in abilities, rather than lacking in ability.


Outside the Square Psychology provides the following services for individuals:


• Autism diagnostic assessment (for a brochure, click here)

• Cognitive assessment (for a brochure, click here)

• 1:1 skills building sessions

• Assistance with understanding their diagnosis


A psychologist may work directly with a child if their age and capability level mean that this would be beneficial. Areas of focus may be:


• anxiety management

• counselling

• self-care and life-skills development

• social skills


For a full list of intervention techniques which may be used, click here


Although not our primary area of focus, an Outside the Square Psychologist has experience with adolescents, teenagers and adults, and can work 1:1 with these age groups also.


Many of our services attract Medicare and Private Health Rebates.


For appointments, phone 03 9808 3917.


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