Occupational therapists

Why occupational therapy?

The National autistic society sets out what occupational therapists have to offer autistic children.      Click page icon to view.

On the right is a booklet that gives an occupational therapist’s view of sensory issues.      It addresses how to read the signs and coping strategies.      Click PDF icon to browse.

Specialist Occupational Therapy

Lincolnshire NHS’s Learning Disability service provides a range of specialist health services for adults (aged 18+) with learning disabilities.       Click icon for the occupational therapy page.      See also: Lincolnshire NHS page.

Find a therapist

The Royal college of occupational therapists has a handy facility to search for OT practitioners.      Click icon to browse the results for children and adolescents in the Grantham area.      To see what credentials practitioners on their website have see: about.      For background about this sector see: Independent practice.      new

Sensory issues

Below are a few of the occupational therapists from the search results above who address sensory issues:

  • An obvious choice might be Children’s Sensory Therapy       Clicking the map option shows a location in Grantham but their website only seems to have a Nottingham clinic.
  • Rebecca Johnson describes herself as a Sensory integration practitioner.     She has experience with infants and offers visits to a Nottingham clinic, according to the map option.
  • Kerry Delany describes herself as a Specialist Occupational Therapist and Sensory integration practitioner:      Their is a location shown in Grantham on the map option.
  • Conor Mc Donagh looks like a more analytical Sensory integration practitioner, among other things.       There is a Grantham location on the map option.

There are more sensory specialist occupation therapists listed in the search results, if you want to be more thorough.

Sensory room

Have you been to the Belton lane children’s centre ?      They have a sensory room which is free to use.