Occupational Therapist and Sensory/ASD Assessor
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
I have enjoyed a career spanning over 20 years, originally working with challenging behaviours and Autism and Learning Disabilities before pursuing a degree in Occupational Therapy. I have gained further expertise in assessing children and adults for autism (completing over 250 assessments to date).
BSc Occupational Therapy (Coventry),
Advanced Sensory Integration Practitioner (PGCert in Sensory integration).
Additional qualifications include a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree in Applied social Studies (Sligo IT).
Advanced Sensory Integration Practitioner in Ayres Sensory Integration
Trained to assess Dyspraxia (completed over 200 sensory assessments to date).
Additional Training in Feeding issues and ADHD from the Sensory Integration Network.
Health Care Professions Council HCPC
The Sensory Integration Network (offering mentorship)
Training for schools and agencies in sensory processing needs.
Sensory Assessment – available on request/application
Autism assessment – available on request/application