Founder and Medical Director
Senior Occupational therapist with Sensory integration certification
Kriti is a qualified Senior Occupational Therapist with 10 years’ experience in pediatrics in Dubai, with vast knowledge of principles and methods.
She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Occupational therapy from New Delhi, India and has specialized in Sensory Integration from University of Southern California, USA and member of AOTA (American occupational therapy Association).
Her experience is across Sensory Processing Disorder, Autism spectrum disorder, Down syndrome, Cerebral palsy, Handwriting difficulties, ADHD, Developmental Delay, Dyspraxia and many other pediatric conditions.
In her prior roles she has led the occupational therapy department at pediatric center and administered day-to-day operations at the in-patient and out-patient occupational therapy departments at renowned children’s hospital in Dubai.
She regularly attends professional development courses, and continues learning from authentic source.
Speech and language pathologist, OPT (oral placement therapy) level 1 and RBT certified,
Vani holds a Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology from All India Institute of Speech and Hearing, Mysore University, India.
She is trained and certified in RBT (behavior therapy) and in Oral placement therapy .
In her more than 5 years of practical experience, she has competently and efficiently handled infants, toddlers, preschoolers, school-aged children, and adults.
Ms. Vani specializes in evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders, Autism, ADHD, Voice disorders, Articulation and Phonological disorders, specific language disorder, various genetic, motor disorders and feeding disorders/issues.
Vani has intensively worked on various researches majorly in
· Incidental teaching as a language intervention approach in an implanted child with apraxic features (presented in international conference on Audiology Sciences 2017),
· Comparison of fluency characteristics in news readers and controls and published in JAIISH (2015)
Ms. Vani is very keen in developing her professional knowledge and skills and using them for client benefit.