Next 2 day MAKATON (Levels 1 and 2) Training Course in Oxford: 2nd & 3rd April. Fee: £120 per person (incl. manuals). Contact us if you wish to attend.

Faith Newton

Type of therapist: Occupational Therapy

Location: Gloucestershire


Developmental delay Sensory processing Sensory modulation Sensory discrimination Emotional regulation Balance and coordination Postural control Gross motor skills Praxis Bilateral integration and sequencing Fine motor skills Eye-hand coordination Attention Handwriting Self care Organisational skills Visual perceptual skills


  • Sensory Integration Module 1 (2014)
  • MSc Occupational Therapy (pre-registration) (2012)
  • BA (Hons) English Studies (2001)


  • * 6 years experience of paediatric occupational therapy
  • * Worked as an Independent School Based Occupational Therapist in Glasgow. Set up and ran therapy service for over 250 children in mainstream school and Autism Unit.
  • * Worked in NHS for 4 years assessing and treating children with developmental co-ordination disorder, autism, Cerebral Palsy, ADHD and learning disabilities.
  • * Experience of additional challenges families can face. Was a community worker supporting families experiencing difficulties with addictions, unemployment, parenting and poor mental health.

Interesting / fun facts

  • I like country dancing.