Claire worked and volunteered with Thrive OTS during her training at Northampton University and joined us when she qualified as an OT with a BSC(HONS)OT in 2017. Claire is HCPC registered and is a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists.
Knowledge and Skills
Claire works across a range of specialist and mainstream school settings, Working to provide an embedded OT service within school settings; Claire works with children, parents and teachers to support participation in school through her work in mainstream and specialist schools. Claire has experience in postural support and specialist seating and equipment
Claire has experience working ASD, ADHD, global developmental delay, dyslexia, DCD.
Post Graduate Training
Claire has post graduate training in seating and postural management, DIR Floortime (201) and The Interoception Curriculum. Claire is studying Ayres Sensory Integration with CLASI.
Claire has a specialist interest in seating and postural management and working to improve quality of life, function and participation for children who experience low mobilty.
Claire also enjoys working closely with Early Years Foundation Stage to promote the benefits of movement and developing core motor skills and postural control.
When she isn’t working Claire has two children and a dog who keep her on her toes. She enjoys long walks with the dog, reading and going on holiday whenever possible!