Occupational Therapy for Children and Young People

We aim to provide support not only to the child/young person but also to the parents/carers, teachers and staff.

Thrive works with all children and young people, including those:

  • at risk of delays in development;
  • with identified delays related to a neurological, physical, cognitive or genetic diagnosis; or
  • who demonstrate significant developmental difficulties and/or delays but do not have a diagnosis.

Collectively we have many years of experience in paediatric occupational therapy and meet regularly to share expertise. We can support children’s development in many areas including:

  • Behaviour
  • Emotional health and wellbeing
  • Fine motor skills
  • Gross motor skills
  • Sensory processing
  • Social skills
  • Visual motor skills
  • Visual perceptual skills
  • Activities of daily living, such as, self care, dressing, toileting and feeding
  • Functional activities, such as, riding a bike and handwriting

Our team of associate occupational therapists, is experienced in working with children who have:

  • Autistic spectrum disorders
  • Brain injury
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Coordination difficulties, including, dyspraxia and developmental coordination disorder
  • Developmental delays and impairments
  • Handwriting difficulties including, dysgraphia
  • Learning difficulties
  • Neurological disorders
  • Sensory integration dysfunction/sensory processing disorder.

Contact Us  for more information about how we might work with you. We are able to offer a prompt and flexible service in order to best meet your needs.