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We offer Covid-19 testing to our staff

Tree Tops are pleased to announce that we are working in partnership with NHS Test and Trace: We Offer Testing To Our Staff. This scheme shows that we are committed to the safety of our clients and staff. This scheme helps us to: Keep us all safe Offers peace of mind to colleagues and our…

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How can you tell if your child has weak core muscles?

So, how can you tell if your child has weak core muscles? Well, there are many ways in which you can tell. Have a read of the flyer below. There are lots of tips to help too! A simple hand activity can help with handwriting such as playing with play dough. https://youtu.be/cSl1srJ-gBY Even learning to…

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Going back to school after lockdown – anxiety

Going back to school after lockdown – anxiety. One of our parents spoke about this explaining the meltdowns were rearing their ugly head again. Mum said her child had worked really well during lockdown to the point they were excelling in their education. Of course, she is worried about going back but asked if there…

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How to help a child’s pencil grip

This week we’re looking at how to help your child’s pencil grip with items you already have in the house. Why is it important to have a good pencil grip?When holding a pencil or pen correctly, this requires good finger dexterity, strong hand and finger muscles. If a child does not have the correct grip,…

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What is a sensory motor home programme?

One of our parents have asked the following question which is often mentioned to our team by other parents/carers. “My son is starting treatment in two weeks time. The OT mentioned we will be given a home programme. Why is this?” What is a sensory motor home programme? The sensory motor home programme consolidates what…

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The fizzy bottle effect in your child

What does the fizzy bottle effect in your child mean? Does your child come home some or most evenings from school and have a total meltdown (or even before school)? Do they say they have a poorly tummy, headache or drag their feet in the mornings? Can they sit and focus on their homework? Are…

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How do blowing bubbles help with development?

There are so many fabulous benefits of blowing bubbles which can be played outdoors or indoors.  A number of different bubble blowing tools are available which makes it even more fun (and not just for the children)! So, how do blowing bubbles help with development we hear you ask? Gross motor – encourages lots of…

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Remote Therapy Class – Handwriting

Remote therapy class – handwriting is Tree Tops’ pioneering new dynamic way of delivering occupational therapy services directly into your home. We would like to introduce you to our second Zoom remote therapy class – handwriting which will help your child(ren) with any difficulties in this area. Don’t worry, the sessions will be fun and…

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Remote Therapy Classes Food Therapy

Tree Tops is pioneering a new dynamic way of delivering occupational therapy services directly into your home – online therapy classes! We would like to introduce you to the first of our remote Zoom therapy classes – food therapy which will help your child(ren) with any difficulties in this area. Don’t worry, the sessions will…

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