Who we help

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.

Our team has 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 highly skilled 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.

What our customers say

The service from Thrive has made a tremendous difference to our pupils and the quality of provision to meet their complex needs. We are now able to quickly access their needs and ensure that they are well met. The costs are reasonable and certainly provide good value for money. The OTs from Thrive are friendly, professional and efficient. the reports are detailed and timely- thank you!

Laura Clarke, Head of Rowan Gate School

…Thanks for everything you’ve done for [our daughter] – she always enjoys your visits and will miss you popping in!  Particular thanks for teaching her how to drink from a straw and do buttons up – that’s been a godsend!!




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