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Gordon, Anne

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Senior consultant occupational therapist


Area of expertise: childhood stroke and acquired brain injury, rehabilitation, upper limb motor disorders, complex epilepsy, disability evaluation and movement disorders


Dr Anne Gordon is a consultant occupational therapist in paediatric neuroscience and strategic lead for therapies at Evelina London Children's Hospital.

Anne’s clinical and research interests are in paediatric neurodisability, particularly acquired brain injury and stroke. She has ongoing research collaborations with colleagues internationally.

Anne runs the child stroke and acquired brain injury recovery clinic, and specialist occupational therapy intervention service.

Anne is a member of the Healthy London Partnership (NHS London) Children and Young People's Clinical Leadership Group. She completed a secondment with NHS England, leading a national project scoping children's rehabilitation services and was chair of the rehabilitation and long-term outcomes working group for the national Childhood Stroke Guidelines (Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health).


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Education and training

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) University of Melbourne 
  • Master of Science in Health Psychology (MSc) University of Westminster
  • Bachelor of Applied Science in Occupational Therapy (BAppSc) University of South Australia.

Specialist interests

  • childhood stroke and acquired brain injury
  • rehabilitation
  • upper limb motor disorders
  • complex epilepsy
  • disability evaluation
  • movement disorders.

Research interests

  • longitudinal evaluation of the impact of stroke on children and their families
  • interventions to improve arm and hand function for children with acquired or congenital brain injury
  • exploration of the relationship between brain structures and pathways (as evidenced on brain imaging) and functional outcome of brain injury in infants and children
  • investigation of methods of delivery of partnership packages of rehabilitation between hospital and community services for children with neurological disabilities.


Download a list of Dr Anne Gordon's publications (PDF 136Kb).



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