Andrea qualified as an occupational therapist in South Africa, in 1991, and has over 25 years' experience in paediatrics. She has worked within a variety of settings, including acute hospital settings, independent practice and for the last 14 years, within the NHS.
Andrea has qualifications in Sensory Integration as well as trained in the Bobath technique. Andrea has additionally done a Masters in Early Intervention and has additional training in the use of the Therapeutic Listening Programme and the Therapressure Deep Pressure Protocol. Andrea has supplementary experience and training in postural management and provision of specialist postural management equipment within the home and educational environment.
Through her numerous work opportunities, Andrea has gained skills in engaging families in the assessment and treatment process, delivering eclectic assessment and treatment packages according to the child's very specific need, and working with a diverse and complex caseload.
BSc OT (Cape Town), Masters in Early Childhood Intervention
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