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Alison Harris DipCot Advanced Practitioner in Sensory Integration

Qualified 1984, specialising in Paediatrics since 1996. Broad experience in NHS hospital and community settings in Mental Health, Learning Disabilities and Paediatrics.

Offering a child and parent friendly service, providing assessment, support and practical solutions.

Experience in Education Tribunals. Advanced Practitioner in Sensory Integration Main areas of work: Professional assessment and liaison offered for a range of paediatric conditions including physical disability, motor coordination conditions (dyspraxia, DCD), global developmental delay, specific fine and gross motor difficulties, visual perceptual conditions, and broader issues such as sensory modulation problems or sensory defensiveness difficulties, poor handwriting, immature organisational skills. Also offering assessment for Autistic Spectrum Disorders including Aspergers, and mental health conditions including ME, anxiety and phobias. Can offer regular treatment or individual programmes to include specific target work identified at assessment.

Advice available to adults on equipment and manual handling issues.

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DipCOT Advanced Sensory Integration Practitioner

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Phone: 07917 332450

Email: [email protected]




  • Advice about access, bathroom &/or kitchen adaptations or equipment Home adaptations for independent living
  • Practical strategies/treatment to overcome daily challenges caused by illness, accident, recent diagnosis or ageing.
  • Specialist seating/equipment for children
  • Neurological conditions expertise
  • Ergonomic Assessment/industrial/office/vehicle seating/equipment advice
  • Expert witness assessment/reports
  • Manual Handling training for health and/or care staff
  • Bespoke training programmes

Contact Alison Harris