Occupational Therapy

Here are some useful resources provided to us by our occupational therapy service at Evelina Children's Hospital:

 

Your Child's Community Occupational Therapy

This leaflet (PDF 291Kb) provides information on how our community occupational therapists can help children and young people with practical skill difficulties gain independence and enjoyment from everyday life.

The leaflet covers:

  • what community occupational therapy is
  • different types of clinics and treatments
  • how get an appointment
  • what to expect from an appointment

 

Child Development Pack

Our child development pack (PDF 281Kb) offers tips and advice for parents/guardians who are concerned about their child’s development.

The pack covers:

  • developing through play
  • attention strategies
  • fussy feeders
  • getting dressed
  • bottom wiping
  • using cutlery
  • pre-writing skills
  • handwriting difficulties
  • starting out with scissors
  • ball skills

 

School Age Resource Pack

This pack (PDF 644Kb) offers advice to school staff and parents to help manage children's early difficulties at school:

The pack covers:

  • postural control
  • gross motor co-ordination
  • eye-hand co-ordination
  • bilateral co-ordination
  • visual perception
  • visual tracking
  • fine motor skills
  • letter formation
  • messy handwriting
  • word spacing
  • slow handwriting
  • scissor skills
  • dressing
  • ball skills
  • attention strategies
  • sensory snacks
  • self esteem

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