Debbie Burridge

Highly Specialist Occupational Therpist

Debbie is a qualified Paediatric Occupational Therapist and has worked with children and young people with special educational needs since 2007. Her specialist areas are Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), sensory processing difficulties and Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD)/ Dyspraxia. She has worked with children and young people with a wide range of learning difficulties, including Downs Syndrome and acquired brain injury.

Upon graduating from London South Bank University in 2012, Debbie started work as an Occupational Therapist at Moor House School & College, where she created the WHEEL OF INDEPENDENCE™ framework, a Life Skills Curriculum used to help track and plan intervention for life skills. This is now trademarked and has been developed as an online tool. 

Debbie continues to develop the WHEEL OF INDEPENDENCE™ framework through the Moor House Research and Training Institute, leading training sessions on its application in practice, executive functioning, the impact on life skills and strategies on how to maximise independence.

When not working, she will be found drinking hot chocolate, baking or on the river in a boat or on a paddle board. 

To arrange an interview with any member of our team, please contact James Skitt, Marketing & Communications Officer on 01883 719021 or use our contact form.

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