Interview with Trinity Disability Service Senior Occupational Therapist, Clare Verdon

Ben Rowsome interviews Clare Verdon, a Senior Occupational Therapist at Trinity Disability Service. Clare leads the Neurodiversity+ Project, which aims to improve the supports and resources available for neurodivergent students at Trinity, and to address environmental barriers within the university to student participation.

You can find out more about the project on the Disability Service website by clicking this link.

Click here to view: Interview with Trinity Disability Service Senior Occupational Therapist, Clare Verdon

Photograph of Clare Verdon

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About Clare Verdon

Clare is a CORU-registered occupational therapist who holds a B.Sc. in Occupational Therapy from Trinity College Dublin. Clare has been working with the Trinity Disability Service since 2017 and has a wealth of experience in working with students with a broad range of occupational needs.

Clare has a particular interest in neurodiversity and leads on the Disability Service Neurodiversity+ Project to ensure the continuous development of supports and resources at Trinity as well as to develop initiatives to enhance the experience of students. Clare developed a weekly group programme for autistic students to provide a space for autistic students to connect with peers and to support engagement in the everyday activities of the student role. This programme has been running annually since 2018.

 

Additional information and links

https://www.tcd.ie/disability/people/malonec.php