Children with autism require special care and understanding that is often beyond the capabilities of traditional childcare providers. PROaupair’s childcare professionals have experience working with children with autism. The majority of our live-in therapy assistants are trained in occupational therapy. Occupational therapy assistants are an ideal choice for families with children with autism as they can assist children in achieving developmental milestones and help to facilitate learning and development.

Meet Mikey & Occupational Therapy Assistant Julia

When he was a year old, Mikey was diagnosed with autism. His family realised that he would need additional support and turned to PROaupair to help them find childcare professionals who were also trained occupational therapy assistants. Julia is one of many live-in therapy assistants who have lived and worked with the family since Mikey’s diagnosis.

For more information about our Special Needs Childcare program, click here.