Alison Wesley is a Senior Occupational Therapist at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead. She has had over 20 years working as a paediatric Occupational Therapist. In the last 11 years she has specialised in working with children with Connective Tissue Dysplasia. She has a special interest in the management of hand function for children with generalised joint hypermobility. Alison holds a Bachelor of Science through University of NSW, a Graduate Diploma of Occupational Therapy through University of Sydney, and a Master of Education through University of NSW. Alison is pursuing her interest in the upper limb management of children with connective tissue dysplasia through a Master of Philosophy by looking at the effect on hand use of characteristics of a connective tissue dysplasia including generalised joint hypermobility on the daily function of children.