Lucy White Director & Occupational Therapist 

Hi, I’m Lucy. Mum to two gorgeous boys; Corey and Logan and a wonderful husband Ben. I qualified in 2010 with a Bachelors degree in Occupational Therapy from Oxford Brookes University. I’ve worked in both the NHS and private sector in a range of areas including mental health, physical and learning disabilities. I have a special interest in sensory interventions and strategies, utilising and transferring these skills in to various different fields to support our clients independence. I enjoy developing my clinical experience and learning new skills in various different fields. My biggest motivation for working in the field of Occupational Therapy is ensuring people are able to live the life that matters to them. 

Lucinda Williams Director & Occupational Therapist 

Hi, I’m Lucinda. I qualified in 2023 with a Bachelors degree in Occupational Therapy from Oxford Brookes University. I have a keen interest and passion for Animal Assisted Therapy and the world of Sensory. I have placement experience in Community teams specialising in Neuro-Rehabilitation, Falls Teams and Learning Disabilities. I have worked as a Senior Occupational Therapy Assistant in the mental health sector, working specifically on Psychiatric Intensive Care Units and Male & Female Low Secure wards. I also have over 4 years of school experience working with children, adolescents and adults with Special Educational Needs (SEN), focusing on increasing independence and achieving goals that matter to them..  


Sharon Ashmore Mobbs 
Case Co-ordinator and SEN Consultant 
Sharon is the owner of SEND Allies. She provides case co-ordination and business operations services to FunctionAbility and our sister company Berkshire Autism Services. Sharon also provides SEND advocacy and support to parents/carers who are seeking better educational provision for their children/young people with SEND. After 13 years working as senior manager for an international investment company, Sharon turned her skills and expertise to supporting those navigating the SEND system. For more information about SEND Allies go to Sharon loves a plan, being organised, The Archers and having adventures with her family. 
Therapy Dog 
Ellie loves long walks on the beach, balls and making people happy. She is a 2-year-old Golden Retriever that has completed her therapy dog training and is a valued member of the Function Ability team. 
Bethan Whimpenny 
Speech and Language Therapist 
Hi! My name is Bethan and I will be joining the team shortly! I'm a qualified Speech and Language Therapist, graduating with an MSc in Speech and Language sciences from University College London in 2022. 
My background is in Psychology, graduating with a Bsc in Psychology from the University of Sussex in 2014. I have 4 years previous experience tutoring children and young people with Autism following a multidisciplinary approach; incorporating sensory integration strategies, behavioural support and speech and language therapy into teaching of functional and meaningful skills, that have been tailored to each individuals education plan. 

Our qualifications 

Our team includes qualified Occupational Therapists and Speech and Language Therapists with extensive experience in the field as well as highly experienced Occupational Therapy Assistants. Our team members are all registered with the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC), Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT), Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT), enhanced DBS checked, insured and vetted. 
Our team has extensive experience in physical health, mental health and cognition with a special interest in sensory integration. Our Therapists have attended a wide range of training including (but not limited to): 
Sensory Integration - Levels 1, 2,3 and 4 
EHCP and tribunal assessments 
Level 4 Advanced People Handling and Risk Assessment Key Trainer's Certificate 
Mandatory training including Safeguarding (adults and children), PREVENT, Equality and Diversity, Information Governance, basic life support, first aid at work 
Webinars for new standardised assessments 
Major adaptations 
DIR Floortime 
Sensory Intelligence 
Peadiatric first aid 
Practice placement education for students 
Supervision for professionals 
Sensory Attachment Intervention 

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