Cindy Lovejoy-Jacobs

Professional Statement

Cindy qualified as an OT with a BSc (HONS) OT from the University of Northampton in 2007.

Initially working for a charity with post 16 students in a specialist residential college, Cindy began working in NHS children’s services in 2009, before starting to work for Thrive in 2014.

Cindy is HCPC registered and is a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT), and the RCOT Specialist Section – Children, Young People and Families.

Knowledge and Skills

Cindy works across a range of school settings, both specialist and mainstream. She provides an embedded service to support children, their families and education teams in ensuring each child has opportunities to thrive.

Cindy has much experience in postural support and the use of specialist seating, as well as adaptive equipment to support children in achieving their potential for independence in activities of daily living. This includes multidisciplinary working with colleagues in physiotherapy and orthotics teams to assess for and provide upper limb orthoses.

Cindy has experience working with ASD, ADHD, global developmental delay, dyslexia and dyspraxia.

Cindy also has experience of working with children with life limiting conditions.

Post Graduate Training

Cindy has post graduate training in seating and postural management, the management of childhood hemiplegia, DIR Floortime (201) and The Interoception Curriculum.

In addition, Cindy has recently completed module one Ayres Sensory Intgeration through the Collaborative for Leadership in Ayres Sensory Integration (CLASI).

Specialist Interest

Cindy has a specialist interest in working with neurological conditions, working to assist them to achieve their goals and potential.

She is keen to continue her training in sensory integration in order to be able to assist children to be able to manage their needs and participate in their school and home lives.

Further to this, Cindy also has specialist interest in neonatal therapy and retained primitive reflexes.

Personal Statement

Cindy lives with her husband, two sons and border terrier, and when not working, enjoys getting outside for long walks, as well as yoga and sewing.

 

What our customers say

Looking forward to supporting local parent and carer groups:

 

Hi Jennifer

Thank you so much for your fantastic talk last night.

I have had so much positive feed back from parents…..they all got so much from your talk. We would love to have you back again sometime.

Thank you again

Jenny Mould (ACE)

support groups restarting

Feedback from recent training on embedding The Interoception Curriculum at Red Kite Special Academy in Corby, July 2020

“Training was excellent”

“The training was marvellous, really enjoyed it! Keep up the good work”

“You were amazing! The training was so interesting, loved it and cannot wait to try it”

“Such good training, thank you both! Excited to find ways to apply this through the whole school”

“Amazing”

Red Kite Special Needs School, Corby

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