Drop in sessions are designed to offer teachers and teaching
assistants the opportunity to speak to an Occupational Therapist on
an informal basis and get practical, easy to use advice. Please
note these sessions are specifically intended for children and
young people who are not already known to the
Occupational Therapy service.
Please refer to the Related Publication named "Equipment" for
further details how Occupational Therapists assess for the
equipment needed to fulfil your child's needs.
Sensory Smart Classroom sessions are delivered within the school
setting both main stream and those which provide special
educational needs. They consist of one 90 minute session. They are
suitable for Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2. They
provide information about:
These sessions are designed for professional colleagues who
require an update of the sensory systems and strategies that can be
used within nurseries/schools. There are different packages to suit
the different teams and last approximately 3 hours.
Sensory Smart Parenting sessions are for parents and carers,
children do not attend. The aim is for parents/carers to gain a
better understanding of the sensory systems that may be causing
your child's difficulties, and knowledge of what can be done to
help them develop and improve their skills for life.
These sessions form part of our intervention package and therefore
are only available when recommended by an Occupational Therapist
following their assessment.
"Amazing staff. Understanding, lovely. Can't wait to get started
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