Why Choose Kalparrin?

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Kalparrin offers one of the most respected, diverse and family focused early intervention and therapy programs in Victoria. We are now celebrating over 40 years of service to the Melbourne community as a specialist paediatric therapy service.

Working with children and families is all we do, and we do it exceptionally well.

Our staff are experts in their field, our reputation is second to none and we offer almost every possible support your child or family might need, from every therapy service, to navigating the health system, to school holiday programs, to managing your NDIS Support Plan.

It’s all available through Kalparrin, minimising the need for families to travel to a wide range of service providers or clinical settings for the diversity of supports often required in early childhood intervention.

Most importantly Kalparrin is an organisation of people who care. You will feel valued at Kalparrin and comfortable in the knowledge that  your needs and the progress of your child are paramount to everyone in our team.

Kalparrin is also an organisation which is sensitive to your family’s privacy and independence. We can work with families using a single point of contact, through a staff member known as a KeyWorker or we can offer you direct allied health and therapy services through our extensive team of allied health professionals. Whatever your need we can meet it …..

Our Team includes Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Speech Pathologists, Psychologists, Dietitians, and Therapy Assistants, who together provide Kalparrin’s highly reputed suite of services, details of which can be found in the Our Services section of this website.

Our staff are also highly skilled and experienced in linking families with the many additional support services available in local community settings, such as preschools, schools, respite, peer groups, community programs and numerous other specialty services.

Your child’s goals are important to us. We are here to help you achieve the goals you have for your child. Kalparrin staff have over 100 years of combined experience in assisting parents/carers to manage their Plans, agree clear goals and targeted supports important to your child and family, implement and monitor the Plan and then assist with the annual review of Plans in preparation for your next year of funding. We are your NDIS experts and can assist you confidently navigate the complexities of this new federal funding system.

Kalparrin is also renowned for being a ‘one stop shop’ – anything and everything you need in early intervention and paediatric allied health services for your child is available at Kalparrin. There is little need to go anywhere else or spend time travelling from one service provider to another. It’s all here. From programs for parents/carers, children and siblings, to school holiday programs, social skills development programs, school transition programs, motor and play skill groups, and behaviour management programs, Kalparrin has it all!

Best of all Kalparrin has been an Approved Registered Provider of NDIS services (Provider No: 52623824) since July 2016 and can offer more NDIS experience than almost any other provider in Victoria.