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Lynsay McFarlane-Shaw BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy

Lynsay McFarlane-Shaw

Lynsay has been working as a children and young people's Occupational Therapist for over 20 years. She has experience in working with children of all ages with mild to complex disabilities.

Lynsay works with children and young people in a variety of settings. These include mainstream and special schools, nurseries, children's own homes and further educational settings.

Lynsay is experience in using a variety of assessment tools both standardised and non-standardised. Also she uses a variety of treatment approaches to help the child or young person achieve their goals.

Assessment and treatment can include fine and gross motor skills, visual perceptual skills, attention, sensory behaviours, handwriting, scissor skills, participation in PE, sport and leisure activities. Development of self-care skills for independence or increased participation in family life. Also postural management and environmental accessibility.

Lynsay believes in developing a strong therapeutic relationship with the child, young person and their family. Therapy goals are child, young person focused and based on developing independence and participation in skills for everyday life.

Lynsay works directly with individual families, or can be commissioned by nurseries, schools, further educational settings, local educational authorities or charities.

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BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy, AMPS, CO-OP Approach, Sensory Integration level 1. Bobath: Assessment & Intervention, Bobath Hemiplegia, School based Occupational Therapy, ASD, Handwriting, Motor Skills and EHCPs.

Contact Lynsay McFarlane-Shaw

Phone: 07757 308 706

Email: [email protected]




  • Child or adolescent
  • Mentoring
  • Professional Supervision
  • Education/Schools
  • Paediatrics
  • Assessment, advice and support for children
  • OT Assessments and interventions on behalf of a case manager
  • Bespoke training programmes
  • Regular supervision for independent practitioners

Contact Lynsay McFarlane-Shaw