Independent OT Service
I have taken a wide variety of clinical positions to develop my holistic knowledge base and clinical background to ensure each child receives the best available assessment and treatment. My clinical experience includes:
Peterborough Child Development Unit for the assessment and treatment of children
under 5 years (Pre-
Assessment and Treatment of School age Children with Neurodevelopmental Disorders:
o Developmental Co-
o Autistic Spectrum disorder
o Sensory Processing disorders
o Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder (ADD / ADHD)
Assessment and Treatment of Children with Autistic Spectrum disorders and challenging behaviour within Specialist Independent schools and special Schools.
• Specialist assessment and treatment planning for medico-
Assessment of children to support an application for an Education and Health Care Plan (EHCP), formerly a statement of special educational needs.
• Providing Occupational Therapy to pupils within schools to meet their Statutory Statement of Special educational Needs, working directly with educational authorities
Consultation and training courses for parents, schools, organisations (including National Autism Society) and health professionals.
Assessment, Advice and treatment for Children with multiple and profound Physical and Learning Disabilities; including provision of equipment, and advice on manual handling.
• Providing direct therapy to children within their home.