Articles in Category: Education

Aspergers (Child)

Case Studies | Education


Ben is a 10 year old boy with Aspergers syndrome. He lives at home with his mother and father and he attends a mainstream secondary school. Ben was having difficulties at school. He was extremely anxious about going to school; he struggled with his work and had trouble with being bullied. Ben struggled to establish and maintain friendships at school. His difficulties with social interaction caused the other children to see him as different.

Autism (Child)

Case Studies | Education


Ken is a 7 year old boy with severe autistic spectrum disorder. He lives with long term foster carers and attends a special needs school. At the time of referral, Ken was living in a respite centre for children with disabilities. Ken is able to communicate verbally but he often struggles to communicate his emotions and needs to others.

Downs Syndrome (Child)

Case Studies | Education


Julie is an 18 year old lady with Down’s syndrome. She currently lives with her mother, father and younger sister and attends a special needs 6th form. Julie continues to rely heavily on her mother and father for self care tasks such as washing and dressing. Her parents wished for Julie to become more independent as they were beginning to stop Julie from going away with friends and would also cause issues for Julie when she wanted to move out of the family home.

Dyspraxia (Child)

Case Studies | Education


Paul is a 12 year old boy who lives with his parents and attends a special needs school. He has a moderate learning disability and severe dyspraxia. Paul has good verbal communication although he often struggles to co-ordinate his breathing and speaking.

Refusing to Attend School Due to Anxiety

Case Studies | Education


Ben is a 12 year old boy who lives at home with his mother and older sister.  At the time of referral Ben had been refusing to attend his mainstream secondary school for 11 weeks and had lost any previous roles, habits and routines associated with a school routine.

Sensory Processing (Child)

Case Studies | Education


Sam is a 14 year old boy with Autism and sensory processing difficulties. Sam lives with his mother and brother and attends a special needs school.

Sam was referred to occupational therapy for assessment and support of his behaviours. Sam would jump and move constantly throughout the day. He struggled to go to sleep as a result of his need to constantly move. He was unable to engage in his school work and also struggled with eating.

About Kate Meads Associates

Here at Kate Meads Associates we work with success in mind. We are a friendly team based in Andover, Hampshire with a highly skilled team of Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists working throughout the UK.

We work to the highest standards of practice and aim to improve the lives of clients for the long-term.

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  • Vocational Rehabilitation Association
  • International Disability Management Standards Council
  • Health & Care Professions Council
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