Senior Occupational Therapist
Dervla graduated from Glasgow Caledonian University with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy in 2012. Dervla started her career working in Scotland within Community Paediatric teams covering mainstream and special education schools.
Dervla moved to Singapore in 2016 and spent her first year in a hospital setting in Singapore before moving to a clinic and school-based and home-based settings where she worked as the Lead Occupational Therapist for the service. Dervla enjoys working with children of any age and has a special interest in Neuromuscular conditions (conditions impacting muscle function including ataxia and muscular dystrophy), motor co-ordination difficulties (difficulties with motor planning and organisation including Developmental Co-ordination Disorder), Developmental Delay, Autism Spectrum Disorders and visual impairments amongst others.
Dervla is committed to continued professional development and has completed courses in DIR Floortime, Sensory Integration, Bobath, Sensory Dynamic Orthosis and Co-Op (Cognitive Orientation to Occupational Performance) and MNRI tools for Dyslexia.