Laura Scott

Occupational Therapist | Youthrive, North Lakes

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Biography

Laura Scott graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours).

She is also qualified in PossibilOTs – OT paediatric, Sensory Modulation, DBT Skills, ACT for Adolescents, and Helping Children with Autism.

Laura has also completed an oral presentation at the 2020 OT Mental Health Forum “Connecting with data to create change in occupational therapy practice for young people presenting with Autism Spectrum Disorder within Child and Youth Mental Health context”.

Laura is an advocate for supporting children and adolescence to engage in activities that are meaningful to them so that they can live an enriching and fulfilling life.

She is passionate about supporting children and adolescents living with developmental challenges and mental health problems. I have previously worked at Yeronga Child and Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS) and at Autism Early Intervention Outcome Unit (AEIOU).

“Many families have commented on how beneficial it is for them and for their child’s development in receiving multi-disciplinary support from one service. Youthrive takes pride in being a service that maintains a commitment to professionalism and consistently provides family centred care. It is a service where children and their families can access support from a range of different health professionals (multi-disciplinary care) so as to achieve great outcomes. “