Need Occupational Therapy or Speech & Language Therapy support?
Get one-to-one support from experienced and registered OTs & SLTs within days for newborns to young adults, for areas including Communication, Motor Skills, Feeding, Play, Toileting, Sensory & much more
Welcome to Gabadoo
Did you know?
Occupational Therapists are also known as the 'Superheros' of child development as they can support families in so many different areas, from day to day concerns, to more complex ongoing needs
Option One: Regular Plan
Get support within days. This option allows you to submit a Gabadoo Review to get support for a specific area. It is for any parent who knows what area they want to focus on e.g Handwriting, Expressive Language etc. You will be provided with a tailored Gaba Plan (strategy plan) so you know exactly what to do to support your child.
✅ Boost your child's development with tailored support from a registered and experienced Occupational Therapist or Speech and Language Therapist.
✅ Individualised strategies, resources & product recommendations for your child & family.
✅ Over 35 areas to choose from including handwriting, sensory processing & expressive language.
✅ Support within 72 hours.
✅ Continue getting support from the same expert for as long as you need.
✅ Claim up to 75% back from your health insurer (Policy dependent).
Click here to learn more about Gabadoo Reviews
*Available in ROI only at present
Option Two: Committed Plan
This 3 month intervention programme is our recommended option for parents who don't know where to start, need regular communication with a professional, or have had a recent diagnosis for their child.
Our clinically-backed virtual intervention programme gives you dedicated support from a registered and experienced OT or SLT.
✅ 3 months one-to-one support (you can continue longer-term if needed/wanted)
✅ Initial phone or video consultation with your therapist within days.
✅ 2 x Gabadoo Review credits which can be used for the priorities identified from your initial consultation. This will allow your therapist to securely assess videos of your child & provide additional support.
✅ Regular check-in calls available.
✅ Follow up phone or video consultation at the end of the 3 months with next steps provided.
✅ Claim up to 75% back from your health insurer (Policy dependent)
Click here to see the 3 month journey
*Available in ROI only at present
Hear Joan's story with Gabadoo
After my child received a recent autism diagnosis, the 3 month plan was exactly what we needed.
The amount of communication is incredible. I would highly recommend this to any parent looking for support.
We've seen more progress in the last 3 weeks than we have in the last year.
It's as easy as this...
1. Create your Gabadoo Account
Create your Gabadoo account in seconds. If you already have an account just login using the button below.
2. Select your plan
Click on Choose Plan when you are on the homescreen and you can select the plan that suits your needs.
3. You're ready to go
If you are submitting a Gabadoo Review you can get started straight away and there are guidance videos to help. If you have chosen the 3 months intervention, you will recieve an email where you can book your first consultation.
Gabadoo for Schools
Schools can now get a dedicated OT and SLT for their school to support teachers and provide individualised support for students, at an affordable price.
Meet Our Team
Meet Our Team
Jessica Kennedy - Occupational Therapist
Jess is a multi-award winning Senior Paediatric Occupational Therapist and founder of the Gabadoo Platform. She is a passionate OT who has worked in private practice for over 8 years, providing home-based support to families in both Ireland and Australia. Jess has a key interest in preventative health-care, parent coaching and early intervention. Jess's research has been published in the Huffington Post & the Journal of Occupational Science.
Caoimhe Gleeson - Speech & Language Therapist
Caoimhe is an experienced paediatric Speech and Language Therapist who has worked in both the private and public sector in Ireland. Caoimhe has an avid interest in early intervention, parent coaching, feeding and ASD. She has completed additional training in many areas including DIR Floortime, PECS, Lamh and Hanen. Caoimhe is committed to providing intervention that is evidence-based, family centred and holistic.
Dr. Áine O Dea (PhD) - Occupational Therapist
Áine brings a distinctive background of clinical expertise, leadership and research experience, and is on the Gabadoo Advisory Panel. Áine has worked in mental health, child and adolescent health and adult neurology in the NHS (UK), and is a published author in the area of DCD and best-practice interventions to support healthy development across the lifespan. Áine is a clinical supervisor for OT's in the private & public sector, supporting professional development & evidence-based clinical practice.
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Learn about the areas we can support you with
Gabadoo Educate Series
Join our free weekly webinar series to learn about a variety of topics including Motor Skills, Communication, Sensory Processing and much more.
These are a great way to get some ideas and advice from an expert and are suited to both parents and teachers.
Why use Gabadoo?
Loading the car with kids is stressful! Get the support and strategies you need from child development experts from the comfort of your home.
From just €39, you can access individualised support from one of our Gabadoo Experts.
It can take weeks, months and sometimes years to access child development experts. With Gabadoo, you will have support within days, including what your next steps should be.
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