Meadhini Thandalam, B.O.T, OTR/L


Certification and Licensure:

Licensed Occupational Therapist, North Carolina

Registered with National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

Specialized Training:

Teletherapy using various platforms such as Zoom, FaceTime, simple practice.

Building blocks of sensory integration

Sensory motor play in early intervention, improving self- regulation, social skills and development-PESI

Wilbarger Brushing Protocol

Improving Oral-Motor Functioning in Pediatric Feeding Disorders

Handwriting made easy

Improving Oral-Motor Functioning in Pediatric Feeding Disorders

Electrotherapy in rehabilitation

Stroke Rehab

 

Experience:

Autism

ADHD

Learning Disabilities

Sensory Processing Disorders

Developmental Coordination Disorders

Down Syndrome

Cerebral Palsy

Intellectual Disability

Handwriting

Fine motor skills

Sensory Integration (sensory processing)

Motor coordination and planning(praxis)

Visual perception

Wheelchair seating and positioning

Feeding issues

Developmental Delay

 

Bio:

Meadhini hails from India. She received her bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy in India from Dr. M.G.R medical university on 2009 and has 10 years of work experience in the field of OT, before moving to US she started her career as pediatric Occupational Therapist in India and practiced for 5 years in sensory integration outpatient clinics and hospital settings for children. In 2013 she pursued license to practice in USA acquiring OTR registration through National board of Certification for Occupational Therapists and moved to New jersey in 2014. She worked for few years in Developmental center for adults with diagnoses of developmental disabilities and then continued her passion for working with children, she gained experience in settings such as public school, early intervention for children and outpatient pediatric clinic. She moved to North Carolina in 2021. It is her passion to work with children with special needs and their families to help each child become as successful in their daily lives as possible. Her clinical experience includes working with various diagnoses such as Autism, Learning Disabilities, Sensory Processing Disorders, Developmental Coordination Disorders, Down Syndrome, Adults and children with Cerebral palsy, Intellectual Disability, Handwriting difficulties, Fine motor skills difficulties, Motor coordination and planning(praxis), Visual perceptual difficulties, Wheelchair seating and positioning, Feeding issues, Developmental Delay. She believes that every child is unique, and their uniqueness should foster their growth.