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Occupational therapy patient information leaflets

This page lists leaflets produced or used by our department. Each leaflet is reviewed at least every three years to make sure it is kept up to date

Casting for a TLSO spinal brace

Description
This leaflet explains about casting for a TLSO spinal brace. TLSO stands for thoraco-lumbar spinal orthosis.

Child development clinic

Description
This leaflet explains more about the child development clinic, a service which offers advice around improving your child's independence in daily activities to support your child's development.

My TLSO spinal brace: a guide for patients

Description
A guide for children who have to wear a thoraco-lumbar spinal orthosis (TLSO) spinal brace.

Occupational therapy child development pack

Description
This pack has been developed by the children's community occupational therapy team, and offers tips and advice for parents/guardians who may be concerned about their child's development in a particular area. The pack includes simple ideas and activities that can be implemented at home to promote your child's skill development and learning.

School age resource pack

Description
Designed by the community occupational therapy team, this pack offers advice to teachers and parents on managing children's difficulties at school.

Splinting – information for children and their parents and carers

Description
This leaflet explains to children how to wear a splint, for patients using our community occupational therapy service and upper limb clinic.

Thoraco-lumbar spinal orthosis (TLSO): parents' guide

Description
Guide for parents and carers whose child needs to wear a TLSO spinal brace.

Upper limb stretching programme

Description
This leaflet offers advice on upper limb stretches for your child, following your appointment at the upper limb clinic with our community occupational therapy team.

Wheelchair hire outside of London

Description
List of companies outside of London that hire out wheelchairs.

Wheelchair hire services in London

Description
List of companies in London that hire out children's wheelchairs.
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More patient information leaflets

For an A-Z list of all our patient information leaflets, please see the parents and visitors section.
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