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Development of Handwriting

During my final placement as an OT student, I arrived new to paediatrics and my clinical lead pointed out my roles and responsibilities for the next 3 months. One of which was to run the year 3 handwriting lesson once per week, in my nieve and ignorant mind my first response was “whys that my […]

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Show the world what you love about OT with a teddy bear

At the top of Little Adams Peak, Ella, Sri Lanka with paediatric OT Charlotte O’Reilly. Recently, a paediatric OT holidayed in Sri Lanka on a lone trip for personal growth and development. The OT is based in a London school for children with speech language and communication difficulties in which her role involves being a […]

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Keeping a balance of occupations

“that report is due”  “that bank appointment is on today”  “I haven’t updated my CPD file for a while”  Just some of the thoughts that go through an OTs mind when working day to day, weather thinking about work, home life or your own professional development, how do we as therapists practice what we preach […]

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New term brings new beginnings

  September brings a new start for many of us. The beginning of Autumn, children starting nursery / school or embarking on a new journey in the next year group, parents watching their children grow and develop, OT students starting the next academic year of their future career and paediatric OTs about to start back […]