Photograph of Dr Dorothy Armstrong

Dr Dorothy Armstrong (MSc PhD) is an expert occupational therapist who specialises in the area of neurodivergence (Autism, ADHD, Developmental Coordination Disorder / Dyspraxia). She delivers training, education and advice to organisations such as schools, community groups and businesses.

Dr Armstrong’s Services include:

  • Education – Webinars, Seminars, and Workshops
  • Bespoke training for organisations
  • Continued Professional Development Programmes
  • Clinical Supervision for Occupational Therapists

She received her PhD in 2017, and also holds an Honours Degree and Master’s in Occupational Therapy along with a Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and certification in teaching at third level.  She has a wide range of expertise in working with autistic people, and people with Developmental Coordination Disorder (Dyspraxia), Dysgraphia, and ADHD. She has also extensive experience working in the area of mental health. Dorothy has worked as a lecturer in NUI Galway and in Oxford Brookes University in England. She has made television and radio appearances and is the author of the book ‘The Next Adventure: Transitioning to Secondary School when you have Developmental Coordination Disorder’.