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Nicole Siusta

Nicole Siusta – Occupational Therapy

Bsc Occupational Therapy Nicole is a qualified Occupational Therapist, specialising in Paediatrics with a focus on Sensory Integration techniques. She has worked in both public and private practices and schools and has as a wealth of experience in treating mainstream and special needs children, in both South Africa and the UK(including within the NHS). Nicole […]

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Jonathan Tyson

Jonathan Tyson – Clinical Psychologist

BSc, PGCert, DClinPsy Jonathan is a skilled Clinical Psychologist who specialises in working with children and adolescents with emotional-behavioural concerns such as depression and anxiety. Jonathan believes in strong partnership working with children and their families to achieve the best outcomes. He always strives to build collaborative working relationships with family members, teachers and other […]

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Discounted DIR Floortime Therapy Sessions

Discounted DIR Floortime Therapy Sessions For children with autism and other developmental delays, the world can be confusing. Trying to communicate with these children can be a struggle, as they often seem to be locked inside their own impenetrable worlds. The DIR/Floortime model offers a way to engage with these children in order to bring […]

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Nutrition plans for children with ASD – by nutritionist Joanna Lyall

Nutrition plans for children with ASD The connection between the symptoms of autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) and nutrition are increasingly well established.  We can see great improvements in behaviour, concentration, focus and digestive complaints by improving the diet and using the right supplements.  Any parent considering using nutrition to support their child with ASD should […]

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Computers and autism

Interesting article in the Guardian today about the relationship between computers and autism… “In 2001, the technology magazine Wired coined the phrase “geek syndrome” to describe the threefold increase in autism diagnoses in California’s Silicon Valley over the space of a decade. The rumour that Bill Gates himself, founder of Microsoft and figurehead of the […]

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