Handwriting & Literacy
Addressing handwriting problems. This area also covers reading and writing difficulties.
These include struggles with riding a bike, catching a ball and doing buttons.
Struggling with loud noises, touch or movement.
Dealing with learning and behavioural challenges. Click the image above for a detailed symptom list.
Emma Butler graduated with an honours B.Sc in Occupational Therapy (OT) from Trinity College Dublin in 2005. For the following 10 years Emma worked as a member of a multidisciplinary team in Enable Ireland Wicklow working with children with physical and sensory disabilities and their families.
During her clinical work Emma has attended numerous continuing professional development courses qualifying in provision of specialist intervention techniques e.g. Bobath (NDT), Wilbarger Protocol, Therapeutic Listening, Auditory Integration Training, eyesight to insight, integrating the visual, vestibular, auditory triad and Sensory Integration to name a few. (Full CPD list)
Emma has lectured on O.T Theory and Practice in Portobello Institute Dublin and also lectured Masters Students in the University of Ulster with regard to Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI). Emma has worked in private practice on a part time basis since 2012, but in 2014 established her own company ‘OT4Children’ to which she now dedicates her time.
Emma’s particular area of interest is in relation to children’s visual and auditory processing skills and their impact on a child’s development and function. Emma applied to the Health Research Board pursuing funding to complete a PhD research project in relation to children’s vision and its impact on their function and learning. Her biggest passion is working with school aged children who are under performing in school.
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