Clare has as worked as an Occupational Therapist in the field of Paediatrics since 2002. She has experience working with children of all ages with both mild and complex disabilities; including Cerebral Palsy, Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Developmental Co-ordination Disorder, Sensory Integration Dysfunction and those resulting from issues with trauma and attachment.
Clare has worked in a variety of healthcare settings, in both mainstream and special schools, nurseries, children’s homes and respite care places.
Clare has completed postgraduate training in numerous treatment approaches including Sensory Integration Modules 1 and 2 and is a qualified Bobath therapist. She has also completed additional courses in postural management, DCD, handwriting and splinting all in addition to a postgraduate diploma in Management of Childhood Disability.
Clare is experienced in using a variety of assessment tools both standardised and non-standardised and using a variety of treatment approaches tailor-made to help the child, their family and carers meet their needs and maximise their potential in everyday life.
Individual assessments of your child's needs and abilities including a written report. Reports are designed to be as jargon-free as possible and a useful working document for yourselves and your child's school.Read More
Working with children in a on- to-one or in a group situation using either ready made packages e.g. Rainbow Road or Handwriting Without Tears or sessions designed specifically for the child/children following assessment or screening.Read More
We can provide on-site intervention in school which can include: assessment or screening of identified children, working alongside staff and children in the classroom in group or one-to-one sessions etc.Read More
Training packages are available for SENCOs, teachers, teaching assistants and parents and can be tailor-made to meet your requirements or learning needs.Read More