Rebecca Duff, BSc OT, Occupational Therapist at Sensational Kids, Kildare

Rebecca graduated in June 2016 from Trinity College with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Occupational Therapy. Rebecca then spent time as an occupational therapist in a paediatric disability setting before joining the team at Sensational Kids in 2017, where she has participated in numerous continuous professional development training courses. Rebecca is dedicated to bringing this learning to helping children in her work at Sensational Kids.


Professional Qualifications

Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy, BSc. (hons) in Occupational Therapy from Trinity College, Dublin

Sensory Integration Continuing Education Certificate Programme from University of Southern California


Professional Memberships

AOTI member (Association of Occupational Therapists in Ireland)

CORU (organisation for regulating health and social care professionals)


Continuous Professional Development Courses Completed 


  • Special Topics in Sensory Integration: Sensory Integration and Early intervention – Instructor Catherine Crowley, OTD, OTR/L, August 2019
  • Therapeutic Listening – Listening With The Whole Body
    A Two Day Workshop Presented By Sheila Frick OTR/L
  • Clinical Reasoning For Occupational Therapists, With training in The SpIRiT
    (Sensory Processing/Integration, Reasoning Tool) of Paediatric OT©
    Devised and Copyrighted by Tracy Murnan Stackhouse, MA, OTR/L & Angela Sauer Graf, MS, OTR/L, with Kaitlin Dollard, MS, OTR/L, Emily Marshall, MS, OTR/L, Ruth Meissner, CCC-SLP and Jess Rempel, MOT, OTR/L
    A Three Day Workshop Presented by Tracy Murnan Stackhouse, MA, OTR/L
  • USC Sensory Integration Special Interest Topic- For Individuals on the Autism Spectrum – June 2019
  • An Introduction to Assessing & Teaching Social Skills, presented by Alex Kelly & Amy Green, November 2018
  • Handwriting Without Tears, Presented by Tania Ferrandino – Sensational Kids 2017
  • USC Sensory Integration Course I – Theoretical Foundations of Sensory Integration; From Theory to Identification
  • USC sensory integration course 2– Sensory Integration Evaluation and Clinical Reasoning: From Identification to Intervention
  • USC sensory integration course 3– Sensory Integration Treatment: From Intervention to Participation
  • Cognitive Orientation to Occupational Performance (CO-OP) – Sensational Kids, November 2017
  • Sensory Defensiveness Workshop – A Comprehensive Treatment Approach – Sensational Kids, December 2017
  • DIR/Floortime; The action is in the interaction! Developmental, Individual differences, Relationship based model; Integrating the neurological and emotional development of the child. Presented by Mari Caulfield Speech & Language Therapist, Kathy Walmsley Occupational Therapist & DR. Barbara Kalmanson, Clinical Psychologist & Special Educator-Guest (May  2018)


Occupational Therapy Appointments

To make an appointment to see Rebecca Duff, Occupational Therapist at Sensational Kids please phone Sensational Kids on 045 520900