• The therapy team is funded by the Ongoing Resourcing Scheme (ORS)
  • Therapists work closely with families, outside agencies, and classroom staff to ensure a smooth transition to school
  • Therapists provide initial and ongoing assessment for all students
  • Services are allocated to students through their Individual Education Plan (IEP) according to their needs
  • Whenever possible students' therapy programmes are integrated into their classroom programme so that best practice happens throughout the day
  • Therapists provide ongoing support for students and their families, liaising with other services and agencies

Occupational Therapy

  • Hand function
  • Play skills
  • Self care
  • Physical skills
  • Sensory processing
  • Visual Perception skills
  • Leisure skills
  • Work skills
  • Specialised assistive equipment

Speech Language Therapy

  • Expressive and receptive communication
  • Specialised assistive communication equipment
  • Social skills
  • Feeding skills
  • Speech
  • Play
  • Oral hygiene
  • Auditory processing   


  • Mobility
  • Managing physical needs
  • Ensuring physical safety
  • Specialised mobility equipment
  • Rehabilitation following injury, surgery or illness
Arohanui School & Specialist Outreach Service

82 Tirimoana Road,Te Atatu South
Ph: 09 8386696, Fax: 09 8386693