Dr. Aarti Pereira, joined Prafulta in 2015 as an Occupational Therapist.
She has completed her Bachelors degree in Occupational Therapy from Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS) and her Masters degree in Pediatric Occupational Therapy (Early Intervention & School-based therapy) from the University at Buffalo, State University of New York (USA).
She has also completed courses in DIR Floortime Approach, Family SysteMs. Theory, Brain Gym, and Basic Counselling Skills besides numerous other seminars and workshops related to Occupational Therapy practices with children. Aarti has been a faculty member at the University at Buffalo where she taught Occupational Therapy courses to undergraduate students. She has also worked in schools with children with disabilities. At Prafulta, Aarti provides Occupational Therapy services to children of various age groups. She screens Kindergarten students in various schools for possible developmental delays. Aarti also conducts workshops for parents and professionals in areas related to enhancement of a child’s skills and development. She has a keen interest in the role of Play and its impact on a child’s development and hence works towards educating parents on the importance of Play in a child’s life.
She is greatly experienced in the treatment of children with Learning Disabilities and Sensory Processing Disorders