PIF Categories: Education


Date: 13/05/2024 | Category:

Good sitting position It is important for children to be stable and comfortable while seated at a desk or table to enable them to sufficiently maintain focus and attention, while […]

Scissor skills workbook

Date: 07/07/2021 | Category:

Download and print out our scissor skills workbook for exercises to help your child learn to use and cut with scissors. To start the process of learning to cut we […]

Preparing your child for primary school

Date: 06/07/2021 | Category:

Preparing your child for primary school Starting school can be a daunting time for both children and parents.  Here are some tips to help you get prepared for your child’s […]

Tool use

Date: 06/07/2021 | Category:

Tool use Tools used within the school environment may include rulers, scissors and protractors and to use them, children will need to develop their fine motor skills. This will include […]

Secondary school resource pack

Date: 06/07/2021 | Category:

This resource pack pulls together occupational therapy strategies and resources to help identify and provide support for young people of secondary school age who may benefit from occupational therapy.

Primary school resource pack – the difficulty and what you can do

Date: 06/07/2021 | Category:

A resource pack to help you identify the difficulty and advice on what you can do The pack contains: Flowcharts – A set of screening questions devised to help you […]

Primary School Resource pack- Strategy ideas and equipment resources list

Date: 06/07/2021 | Category:

Strategy ideas for children with tactile or auditory sensitivity, for children who may be anxious and strategies for support with organising and alerting. The child with tactile sensitivity may have […]

Primary school resource pack – activity ideas

Date: 06/07/2021 | Category:

In this resource download you will find the activity sheets; Memory, Perception, Using two hands, Hand skills, Letter formation, Body awareness and co-ordination, Ball skills and Balance. Choose the sheet […]


Date: 06/07/2021 | Category:

Handwriting is a complex skill that is learnt throughout a child’s development. From beginning to scribble as a young infant, to developing legible handwriting by the age of 7 years […]

Pre-writing workbook

Date: 06/07/2021 | Category:

Instructions for using this booklet This booklet is designed to help your child develop the skills needed for writing. All letters are made up of shapes which need to be […]