Occupational Therapist - Lucy Burton
The Dudley Children's Occupational Therapy service see children between the ages of 0-18 years who have physical, sensory or perceptual difficulties, which affect their daily activities/occupations. This may include:
Eating & Drinking
Toileting, Bathing and Personal Hygiene
Mobility & Seating
School and Nursery Activities:
What does the service provide?
Individual and group therapy sessions using graded activities in a supportive environment, leading to improved skills, confidence and self esteem.
Information and advice on equipment or strategies to enable participation in daily activities.
Activity advice to be carried out at home or school.
Liaison with parents, teachers and other professionals.
Treatment approaches used include:
Perceptual Motor therapy
Useful Websites and Resources
Some great practical tips on this site on every day occupations that can be harder for children and young people with hemiplegia, such as dressing, cycling and using computers.