Early Intervention Denzil Jacobs Occupational Therapist Paediatric and Adult Services Expertise in Autism,
Downs Syndrome, and Dyspraxia
Sensory Integration & Fine Motorskills Neurodevelopmental Techniques

What is Occupational Therapy?

In its simplest terms, occupational therapists help people across their lifespan to participate in the things they want and need to do through the therapeutic use of everyday activities (occupations). Common occupational therapy interventions include helping children with disabilities to participate fully in school and social situations, helping people recovering from injury to regain skills, and providing supports for older adults experiencing physical and cognitive changes.

 

There are three aspects to any OT service:

About Denzil

Denzil Jacobs qualified as an Occupational Therapist at the University of Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa, in 2000. He has 20 years’ experience working in many different areas of paediatrics, adult services, acute hospital services and community rehabilitation services.

Denzil is known for his ability to build a trusting relationship with all clients, regardless of age or disability and promote cooperation and active participation from all his clients and their families, as they engage in their therapeutic process.

Reg.No. OT048483

Our Services

We provide a variety of specialty Occupational Therapy services across the midlands and south east. Our services are designed to enhance a person's safety & independence. They can be broadly divided into the following specialty areas:

OT Assessment & Intervention

The purpose of an occupational therapy assessment is to help the child or young person to achieve or maintain their maximum level of independence and to develop practical life skills so that he/she can participate to his/her full potential in all environments.

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Assistive Technology Assessor

The goal of assistive technology is to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of people with disabilities.  It also benefits, teachers, family members, and everyone who interacts with people who use the technology.

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Naturalistic Development Behavioural Intervention

OTs and ABA practitioners are regularly found working together in schools, clinics, and long-term care facilities, offering mutually complementary treatment to children and adults with ASD and other developmental and cognitive disorders.

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Postural Management & Seating

Children who have difficulty moving and who are unable to sit, stand or walk by themselves are at risk of developing complications of the hips and of the spine, which if left unchecked can lead to pain, structural changes, breathing and digestive difficulties.

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Sensory Stimulating Interventions

Sensory integration therapy aims to help kids with sensory processing issues by exposing them to sensory stimulation in a structured, repetitive way.  Over time, the brain will adapt and allow them to process and react to sensations more efficiently.

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Disability Housing Grants Assessor

An OT assessment may be required if you are applying to your local authority for a Housing Adaptation Grant. The local authority can arrange for this, or you can employ an OT yourself and recoup some of the cost. Contact us for assistance.

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Make an Appointment

Contact us to make an appointment for your own personalized assessment and programme.

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What Denzil's Clients Have to Say

20

Years of Experience

13

Years Specialising in
Autism, Dyspraxia, Downs Syndrome

1000 +

Clients with
Improved Lives

1000 +

Euros Raised for Charities
over the Years

Latest News

April 22, 2021
Denzil Introduction Vlog (Video)

Introduction to Denzil Jacobs, Role Occupational Therapist, Vision and Mission, way forward in Denzil Jacobs OT practice.

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