Welcome to Tokai Occupational Therapy, where we give your child the tools to thrive …

Tokai Occupational Therapy is a private Paediatric Occupational Therapy practice in Tokai in the southern suburbs of Cape Town.

Occupational Therapy (OT) provides vital intervention which assists children in being able to optimally engage with their different daily environments, their family members and their peers. This extends to developing skills of daily life including eating, dressing, playing and learning. The building blocks which support these include:

  • Sensory Integration
  • Gross Motor Skills
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Visual Perceptual Skills
  • Socio-emotional and Communication Skills

Tokai Occupational Therapy provides Occupational Therapy to a range of young children with a variety of different needs. The practice is well equipped to provide Sensory Integration Occupational Therapy. The focus of the practice is to provide intervention for children with sensory integration difficulties as well as disorders which may be associated with sensory integration difficulties.

Tokai Occupational Therapy specialises in providing intervention for the following:

  • Sensory Integration (SI) difficulties/ Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)
  • Early Intervention
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
  • Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorders (ADHD)
  • Other Neurodevelopmental Disorders

The occupational therapists at Tokai Occupational Therapy provide child and family centered therapy where creating strong therapeutic relationships is key. We support children and their families through each child’s unique developmental journey and whatever processes that may include. Part of this may include working with Schools, Teachers, Other Therapists (Physiotherapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Play Therapists etc.) and Doctors.

Rebecca Wallis

Rebecca’s passion for Occupational Therapy and specifically Sensory Integration first developed when she volunteered as a swimming coach at a special needs school in Dubai. She saw the great impact that Occupational Therapy had on the children there and knew that this was the career she wanted to pursue. Rebecca has worked in private practice in the area of Sensory Integration …

Megan Bassett-Smith

Megan first became interested in Occupational Therapy at a young age when she attended Occupational Therapy herself. Megan, having experienced the rich benefits of Occupational Therapy, was inspired to be a part of providing these benefits for children. Megan’s Occupational Therapy career pointed towards Sensory Integration when she was inspired by a lecturer during …


The best way to find out more about Occupational Therapy and whether or not your child would benefit from an assessment is to contact an Occupational Therapist.

Tokai Occupational Therapy Contact Details:
Rebecca Wallis
082 964 3776