Megan Simon

Occupational Therapist

Meg is an Occupational Therapist at The London Children’s Practice. Meg obtained an Honours degree in Occupational Therapy from The University of Sydney. Her thesis was written on toilet training children on the Autism Spectrum. Meg is an enthusiastic and passionate occupational therapist. Meg’s always aims to make therapy fun and engaging for children, adopting a play-based approach that is centred around a child’s interests and needs. Meg values the importance of meeting children at their level and working on goals that are meaningful to them and their families. Meg enjoys working with children and families at the centre, supporting meaningful therapeutic interventions that are specific to each child and their family. Meg has worked across multiple settings and has experience working with children with a variety of different social, cognitive, physical, coordination and sensory needs. For example, Meg has experience working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Intellectual Disability, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Dyspraxia/Developmental Coordination Disorder, Sensory Processing Differences, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Tourette’s Syndrome and various Genetic Disorders. Meg has also worked in depth with children who are Blind, have low vision, Deaf or have hearing loss. Meg has a particular interest in using play and relationship-based approaches to therapy and has additional training in Paediatric Feeding, Play, Engagement and Joint Attention, Toilet training, Seating and Mobility. Meg is HCPC registered and a member of The Royal College of Occupational Therapists. Outside of work, Meg enjoys being outdoors and living an active lifestyle. Meg enjoys running, hiking and climbing and is currently training for her first half marathon! Back in Australia, Meg has two beautiful Pugalier dogs that she misses very much!