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Wheelers Hill, Victoria 3150, Australia
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Play Psychology specialises in Early Intervention and Play Based Therapies for Children with Autism and Developmental Delays, led by registered psychologists. The team at Play Psychology is dedicated to supporting children with challenging behaviors by implementing Picture Exchange Communication Systems and reducing self-stimulatory behaviors. With a focus on individualized care, their psychologists conduct assessments using a range of tools such as WISC-IV, WPPSI, Vineland, and PEP-3. Additionally, Play Psychology offers Classroom Visits, Support for Teachers & Integration Aides, and conducts Workshops for Parents, Therapists, and Schools, providing a comprehensive approach to supporting children with special needs.

Founded by Vicky Saltis, a Registered Psychologist and Senior ABA Therapist, Play Psychology has a rich history of over 22 years in the field of early intervention and play-based therapies for children with Autism and Developmental Delays. Vicky’s passion for making a difference in the lives of children with Autism was ignited in 2002 when she began working as an ABA Therapist. Since then, she has developed individualized ABA therapy programs that focus on play, reinforcement, consistency, and repetition, leading to significant developmental gains in her clients. Play Psychology’s unique offerings include Greek Language and LOTE instruction for children with Autism, showcasing their commitment to providing tailored and innovative services.

Play Psychology’s philosophy revolves around empowering children with Autism to communicate, learn, and develop essential life skills. Vicky Saltis’s expertise in areas such as Applied Behaviour Analysis, Pivotal Response Treatments, and Child-Centered Play Therapy ensures that each child receives personalized interventions and support. Through a combination of assessments, interventions, curriculum development, and clinical recommendations, Play Psychology aims to create a nurturing and inclusive environment for children with special needs across various settings. With a track record of transforming the lives of hundreds of children, Play Psychology continues to be a beacon of hope and support for families seeking early intervention and specialized therapies for their children.