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Marshlings Sensory World

About Kirsty

Whether you are a parent/carer or an educational professional - If you would like to know how Kirsty can support you please do get in touch via the contact form on this website or by emailing:

[email protected]

Kirsty has provided practical support to many families in and around Oxfordshire and Wiltshire, online and in person.

1-1 Consultations with families and professionals, In-person workshops and training for staff groups as well as running 1-1 sessions with children focussing on sensory sessions, fine motor support and handwriting sessions.
  • Kirsty has carried out Sensory Needs assessments, observations and written reports to support schools in their understanding, and as a supportive document for EHCPs & DLA claims. 
  • Kirsty also advocates for families in EHAs & TAF meetings.
Why choose Marshlings Sensory World?

On a personal level:

Kirsty is a mum of 4 autistic/adhd children with various co-existing conditions between them (15, 11, 10 & 8years) and fully embraces the neurodiverse lifestyle! She has first hand knowledge and experience with the various diagnositc routes; CAMHS, NDC Pathway and via a Peadiatrican.
Kirsty also has a diagnosis of ADHD which she recieved in adulthood after experiencing the rollercoaster that a neurodiverse journey can have on a parent and the wider family.
She is an advocate for restorative practice and how this in turn has a positive impact on families and the education system. 

On a professional level:
  • Kirsty is an accredited Sensory Needs and Behaviour Practitioner which means she is qualified to carry out observations, assessments and write reports on sensory needs and recommendations of appropriate sensory interventions and toolkits.
  • Kirsty works Monday - Thursday for an 'Outstanding' SEND secondary school in Oxford as part of their thereaputic team prior to this she worked in a mainstream primary school in Years 3, 5 and 6.
  • Kirsty also works as part of 'The Gallery Trust' Outreach Team within this she has the opportunity to visit mainstream primary schools in the area and support them with early interventions, practical support and advice, sensory needs assessments and staff training. 
  • She has a level 4 certificate in Educational Psychology.

  • She is a qualified Early Years practitioner and has previously worked in mainstream nurseries and pre-schools.

  • Kirsty has studied mental health in children and adolescents at both Level 2 & 3.
  • She also holds a level 4 in counselling children and adolescents.

  • Kirsty has been working in an advisory role through MSW for the past 3 years and has supported many families and professionals.