Anneke is a knowledgeable, compassionate occupational therapist who has worked in several paediatric private practices alongside a variety of other therapists and teachers. She has experience in treating a wide variety of conditions in children, including developmental delays, sensory processing disorders, autism spectrum disorders, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, downs syndrome, intellectual disability, ADHD, ADD, sensory defensiveness, hyperlexia and dyslexia.
Anneke is especially passionate about learning difficulties. She is a specialist practitioner in literacy and dyslexia, dyscalculia and mathematics, and is accredited by the British Dyslexia Association. Although Anneke has extensive clinical experience in the paediatric field, she is also a part-time lecturer, tutor, and course coordinator at Bellavista SHARE.
She currently sees our clients with literacy and numeracy difficulties at our practices in Robindale and Laerskool Fontainebleau, as well as a number of schools in Randburg. She has experience observing children in their school setting and uses her excellent communication skills to ensure strong collaboration between teachers and other stakeholders regarding each child’s progress and recommendations for the future. Anneke offers her services in both Afrikaans and English.
Anneke has experience observing children in their school setting and having meetings with teachers and other stakeholders regarding the child’s progress and recommendations for the future.
In 2014, she opened Anneke de Jager Occupational Therapy and in 2017 she took over the occupational therapy practice at Fontainebleau Laerskool and Fonties Pre-primer. Anneke works as part of a multi-disciplinary team that includes speech therapists, optometrists, physiotherapists and play therapists.
When Anneke is not at her practice, she’s involved in providing training and workshops to caregivers that work with special needs children.