Sensory Processing and Occupational Therapy

Sensory Processing is the way in which the nervous system receives sensory messages and generates them into responses. The senses provide us with information about where our body is in space, how our body is moving, what impact the environment is having on our body, what is happening in the environment and help us in knowing how to effectively respond to task […]

DCD Dyspraxia and OT

Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD), also known as Dyspraxia, is a common disorder affecting fine and/or gross motor coordination in children and adults.¬†Children may present with difficulties with self-care, writing, typing, riding a bike and play as well as other educational and recreational activities. They may also have difficulties with speech, organisation, planning, sequencing, working memory and various other psychological, emotional and social […]

Maeve Ryan joins CAINT Occupational Therapy Department in Naas

Maeve Ryan MSc. BA Mod recently joined CAINT Occupational Therapy department in August 2016. Maeve is currently working¬†at the Naas Speech Therapy Clinic. Before obtaining a Masters in Occupational Therapy from the University of Limerick, Maeve graduated from the Trinity University with an Honours degree in Immunology with Biochemistry in 2012. Maeve previously worked as an Occupational Therapy Assistant in Naas Hospital […]

CAINT expand services to include Occupational Therapy and Psychology Services

CAINT have recently expanded their services to include a range of multidisciplinary services, including occupational therapy, educational psychology and clinical psychology. Occupational Therapy Occupational therapy helps children and adolescents of all abilities to develop the necessary skills to be able to participate fully in daily activities at home and at school. Occupational therapists works with children who have difficulties in daily occupations, […]