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“Emma Shedlow, Specialist Occupational Therapist and Sensory Intervention Lead, from Juniper Tree Therapy has worked with several of our children and foster carers in the Dublin North area, with very positive results. As not all of our team have had the pleasure of working closely with Emma and her colleagues, we asked if they could give the fostering and children in care teams an overview of Sensory Integration Therapy and how we can best support our foster carers. Emma kindly agreed to give a presentation to the team. This was no easy feat in two hours! Emma is excellent, she is so knowledgeable in what she does and she has a very easy way of explaining quite a complex subject to people who have no experience in occupational therapy. All who attended the training where highly complementary of Emma, and look forward to further trainings. We all feel that we understand Sensory Attachment Intervention a little better and how important this intervention is with our children in care and foster carers”
Sarah Page, Senior Social Work Practitioner, Dublin Ireland  
“I found it a really interesting session, given that sensory integration is a really broad topic I feel Emma covered a lot in a really concise way. It was great that the session was interactive. Involving students in different activities really helped with insight into proprioception and vestibular processes and difficulties and how these impact on functional activities of daily living.”
MSc Occupational Therapy Final Year Student, Leeds Beckett University

Sensory Integration & Neurology Foundations (Two Day Bespoke Workshop)

“The workshop has given me a greater understanding of some of the issues that may affect our clients, particularly highlighting the issues of potential attachment problems and trauma.”

Occupational Therapist, attended workshop in South-East of England

Autism, Food & Regulation (One Day Bespoke Course)

“The training was really informative and presented in away which was highly engaging. It was information packed with lots of practical examples. I feel I have a better understanding of how sensory processing difficulties can impact on mealtimes and the types of strategies/ approaches that might be considered.”

Professional, attended course in Wales

Sensory Patterns and Stress Regulation Workshop Day

“I can’t even express how helpful I found the whole day. I’ve attended many great trainings over the years as a Foster Carer and ELC practitioner, but this training was the most powerful. I’ve come away with so many ideas to help our wee boy, to help myself and the rest of our family”

Adoptive Parent And Foster Carer, attended workshop in Edinburgh

Sensory Patterns and Stress Regulation Workshop Day

“This was one of the most informative and applicable workshops that I have EVER attended. I left at the end of the day with a range of strategies, underpinned by a dose of neuroscience, that I could immediately introduce into my family environment. I also felt it incredibly beneficial to be amongst fellow adopters as it felt safe to explore some personal challenges, without fear of judgement”

Adoptive Parent And Foster Carer, attended workshop in Edinburgh