Heather graduated from the Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen, Scotland, in 2000 with a BSc(Hons) in Occupational Therapy. She has worked in paediatrics since 2002 with children of all ages and with a wide range of medical and developmental difficulties.
Heather has professional interest in all aspects of occupational performance in children but most specifically in early intervention for babies and young children with neuro developmental conditions, assessment and intervention for sensory processing and praxis, upper limb management, and visual processing difficulties.
Heather has completed post graduate training including the eight week Bobath (NDT) course in London, and has a PG Cert in Sensory Integration following completion of modules 1,2 and 3 of the SI Network modular training through the University of Ulster. She has attended many courses and further training in relation to occupational therapy for children such as: handwriting, visual impairment, visual perceptual difficulties, and sensory attachment. She is an active committee member of BABTT (British Association of Bobath Trained Therapists) and attends regular Bobath workshops.
Heather is also a member of the AOTI and is registered with CORU.