Many specialist colleges have in-house Therapy provision. This may include access to Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and Speech and Language Therapists.
Therapy Conference 2020
2020’s Natspec Therapy Conference was hosted online and chaired by Ruth Perry from Natspec and Kate Duggan from the Seashell Trust. The agenda for the day was as follows:
- Barriers faced by therapists working in ISCs in evidencing the impact of their support (Kate Duggan)
- National audit of therapists in ISCs (Sally Edwards, Natspec Associate)
- Using telepractice to assess sensory processing difficulties in people with learning disabilities and behaviours of concern (Rachel Johnson, Seashell)
- Supporting a college-wide approach to total communication (Caroline Gosling, Seashell)