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Occupational therapy for young people

Support offered for children with special educational needs and disabilities

If physical, sensory or cognitive disability is preventing your child from doing the activities they want, occupational therapy could give them the support they need to maximise their independence.

Occupational therapy help your child function and play better, as well as be able to go to school. 

When you should request an assessment

Occupation therapy is available for children aged 0 to 19 who have signs of:

  • developmental difficulties

  • sensory processing

  • physical or neurological disabilities

Support you can get

Following an assessment you could get support with:

  • therapy

  • group sessions

  • equipment and adaptations

  • autism

  • cerebral palsy

  • hemiplegia

  • motor skills and handwriting

Support is available in clinics, at home and in schools and nurseries.

How to get an assessment

A child needs to be referred by their GP, a health professional or school.

They also need to be registered with a Hounslow GP, or one of these three Ealing GP practices.

  • Dr Mangat, The Surgery, 3-5 Cecil Road, Hounslow. TW3 1NU

  • Dr Htoo, MWH Practice, 1 Vincent Road, Hounslow, TW4 7LH

  • Dr Sandhu, 48 Berkeley Avenue, Cranford, TW4 6LA

Contact us

To refer a child if you're a GP, healthcare professional or education staff:

Telephone 020 8973 3480

Service details

Age Range
0 to 19 years

Who to contact

Paediatric occupational therapy
020 8973 3480
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The role of this directory is to provide information. It is your personal responsibility to make sure that organisations are appropriate and safe for you, your child or young person before they attend. Please read our guide to staying safe - things to consider