Specialisms

Extensive experience working with children and young adults aged 0-18 years with wide ranging disabilities including:

  • Mental health.
  • Learning disabilities and challenging behaviours.
  • Autism spectrum disorder.
  • Cerebral Palsy.
  • Sensori-motor difficulties.
  • Gross developmental delay.
  • Children who have suffered trauma, bereavement and loss.
  • Loss of services in fatal accident claims.
  • Associated mild to moderate acquired and traumatic brain injury.
  • Associated hearing loss

Clinical Currency Statement

As at February 2021, I am engaged in the role of Specialist Occupational Therapist for NHS Fife for an average of 90 hours per month.  I also work as a Case Manager for Novo Therapy and Care for an average of 4 hours per month.

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Specific Injuries Experience

Employment Profile

Qualifications and Membership

  • Diploma of the College of Occupational Therapists (DipCOT), University of Ulster (1983).
  • College of Occupational Therapists – Psychological Testing Certificate (1990).
  • Member of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
  • College of Occupational Therapists – Children with Motor Learning Difficulties Part 1 & 2 (1993).
  • Royal College Occupational Therapists (RCOT).

Career History

Publications

Linda has had an article published.

Article: 

  • Booklet for education staff in the pre-school setting entitled ‘Sensory Steps’ – funded by Tayside University Hospitals NHS Trust (2002).

Home Base

Kinross, Scotland