Children and young people's occupational therapy service
Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
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Early years

This section provides information to support children up to the age of 5 years with functional difficulties relating to their development, including:

Specific strategies

Physical needs

Here you can find out how to help your child with their development. Having identified particular concerns you can access the downloadable resources and useful web links opposite. These have a range of activities and strategies to help. Generally a number of options will be available so that you can choose the ones best suited to your child and your family.

Specific strategies


Advice could cover issues such as:

  • Self-care
  • Sleep
  • Mark making
  • Play

If after trying these strategies for the recommended period of time your child continues to struggle, please complete the referral form on the home page in full and send it to us. Alternatively simply contact us for further advice.

Physical needs

Please click here for information about specialist equipment that the OT service in Buckinghamshire can provide, as well as the support available to children and young people with physical disabilities and their families.

 

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