Linda Keogh is an Occupational Therapist, specialising in working with children. She is a Graduate of NUI Galway and a Post Graduate of Ulster University. She has gathered a wealth of knowledge and experience over the last 10 years within the public and voluntary sectors. She has successfully build her private practice of Leanbh Occupational Therapy since 2014.
Linda is trained in Ayres Sensory Integration through Ulster University. She is also SIPT (Sensory Integration and Praxis Test) certified. This allows for a best practice delivery of sensory intervention to children and families.
Linda is trained in DIR®/Floortime® developed by Stanley Greenspan. DIR®/Floortime® focuses on promoting development by encouraging children to interact with parents and others through play. This interaction supports children in reaching milestones in their emotional development.
Linda is passionate about staying up to date with evidence based approaches for her clients. She has additional advanced training in a number of areas.This training currently includes :
Hand writing without tears
The Alert Program
Therapeutic listening: Listening with the whole body (Vital links)
Goal attainment Scale (GAS) Training.
ETTPed: Elastic Therapeutic Taping in Pediatrics
Trainer of the Early Bird program for parents and care givers of children with ASD.
Linda is passionate about working with families and other therapists. She knows that working in a collaborative approach will bring about the most positive changes for children.