Who We Are
Dr. Sneha Gosalia, PT DPT CKTP CPMT is a pediatric physical therapist licensed in New York and Connecticut. She has worked in a variety of settings including hospitals, pediatric rehab centers, outpatient clinics, schools, daycare centers and early intervention in the homes since 2008. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Stony Brook University and Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy from New York University.
Sneha has treated numerous children with gross motor delays due to congenital, developmental, neuromuscular, & skeletal conditions such as Torticollis, Down syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Scoliosis, Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Muscular Dystrophy, Juvenile Arthritis, Autism Spectrum disorders, Hemiplegia, Polymicrogyria, Tuberous Sclerosis, Noonan syndrome, and many other identified and unidentified conditions.
Sneha is a certified Kinesio Tape Practitioner & Pediatric Massage Therapist. She has been using Kinesio Tape in the treatment of children with alignment issues and neurological involvement. She incorporates massage into her therapy sessions to help with high muscle tone, low muscle tone, joint mobility and to help with babies that have difficulty gaining weight or have constipation. Sneha has extensive training in neurodevelopmental techniques, sensory integration, vestibular rehabilitation, pediatric yoga/pilates, kinesio tape, massage, developmental coordination disorder, and torticollis. She is also trained in Dr. Greenspan's DIR/Floor time approach, which helps a child improve their communication, curiousity, and creativity by meeting them at their developmental level.
Sneha is dedicated to providing individualized sessions to help improve a child's overall strength, endurance, balance, coordination, motor planning, body awareness and gross motor skills.
Danielle McKay, MOT OTR/L is a pediatric occupational therapist licensed in New York and Connecticut. She has worked in various settings including outpatient clinics, homes, preschools and school districts since 2009. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Health Science and Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from Quinnipiac University.
Danielle has treated children with a variety of disabilities including Autism spectrum disorder, Cerebral Palsy, Down syndrome, Fragile X syndrome, Hashimoto’s disease, Hemiplegia, Sensory Processing disorders and visual processing difficulties.
Danielle is trained in Therapeutic Listening and PuzzleArt Therapy™. She has extensive training in sensory integration, sensory motor, visual processing and graphomotor skills. Danielle works with families to put together a comprehensive sensory diet to help the child perform better in the home and community environment. She is also trained in Dr. Greenspan's DIR/Floor time approach, which helps a child improve their communication, curiousity, and creativity by meeting them at their developmental level.
Danielle’s mission is to provide personalized occupational therapy services to help unlock children’s hidden skills. She focuses on the child’s “occupation” of play to improve fine motor skills, sensory processing skills, motor planning, bilateral coordination difficulties, and graphomotor skills. Danielle uses Handwriting Without Tears® interventions as a multi sensory approach to improve handwriting skills for children of various ages. She also uses brain gym exercises to enhance a child's visual, auditory, and kinesthetic skills for easier and more optimal learning.
Madilyn Mann, M.S. CCC-SLP, is a pediatric Speech Language Pathologist licensed in Connecticut. She has experience working in a variety of settings including preschools, K-12, and early intervention. She received her Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree from Purdue University.
She has experience treating speech disorders (articulation, fluency, voice) and language disorders (expressive, receptive, pragmatic). In addition to speech and language disorders, Madilyn also has experience treating feeding (sensory aversions and bottle feeding) and swallowing disorders (dysphagia) with infants to school aged children. She has also worked with clients with various and unique disorders, including Fragile X syndrome, down syndrome, Sanfilippo Syndrome, and ASD.
Madilyn enjoys providing comprehensive and collaborative services targeted towards each client’s individual needs in order to help them reach their full potential. She strives to support their skill growth with unique and individualized programming and believes that every child deserves a voice!
Dr. Alyssa Ingmanson, PT, DPT, EMT is a pediatric physical therapist licensed in Connecticut. She graduated from Sacred Heart University with her Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training and Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy. She has experience in the pediatric outpatient, birth-to-three, and aquatic therapy settings. Alyssa has additionally completed a service trip to Guatemala where she helped build wheelchairs for children in need and administered gross motor assessments for primary-school students.
Alyssa has treated children with a wide range of conditions including Torticollis, Plagiocephaly, Developmental Delay, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Cerebral Palsy, Genetic conditions, Idiopathic Toe Walking, Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Developmental Coordination Disorder, Down Syndrome, and seizure disorders.
Alyssa is passionate about providing the best quality of care to the children she works with and is determined to help each child reach their highest potential. She works with the entire family unit to create salient goals and treatment programs for each child.
Alison McDonald, MOT OTR/L is a pediatric occupational therapist licensed in Connecticut. She graduated from Sacred Heart University with both her Bachelor’s degree in Health Science with a minor in Psychology and her Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy. She has prior experience working with pediatrics in the clinic, mental health practice, and school-based settings (K-8).
She has worked with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, neurological impairments, Down Syndrome, developmental delays, emotional dysregulation disorders, ADD/ADHD, sensory processing disorder, and learning disabilities.
Her favorite aspect of working in pediatrics is helping children learn, grow and increase independence through their main occupation of play! She takes pride in getting to know each child’s interests in order to create an engaging and fun environment to work on skills. It is a main priority of Alison’s to always incorporate caregivers into both goal and treatment planning in order to give the child the most top-notch, collaborative care they deserve. Continuous learning is very important to her and she is always looking for ways to enhance her knowledge and implement new, evidence- based practice into treatment!
Cynthia Ordonez, MOT OTR/L is a pediatric occupational therapist licensed in Connecticut. She graduated from Quinnipiac University with both her Bachelor’s degree in Health Science Studies with a minor in Psychology, as well as her Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy. She has prior experience working with pediatrics in many settings including preschool, K-8thgrade, and an alternative school based program for children with complex medical needs.
Cynthia has worked with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADD/ADHD, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Seizure disorders, Cortical visual impairment, Learning disabilities, Traumatic Brain Injuries, and other neurological & developmental impairments.
Cynthia enjoys coming up with creative activities that will help children to develop skills in order to increase engagement and independence in their everyday activities and occupations. She strives to collaborate with caregivers and children to provide individualized services that will help them reach their goals!
Hannah Tisser, PT DPT is a Doctor of Physical Therapy licensed in Connecticut. She received both her Bachelor’s degree in Health Science and her Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy from Quinnipiac University. During her time at Quinnipiac, she volunteered at Quinnipiac’s EQUIP pro-bono clinic, providing free physical therapy services and exercise classes for members of the community. She additionally worked as a caregiver for a young adult with spinal muscular atrophy as well as a teacher's assistant providing student education and resources for both anatomy and neuroanatomy courses.
Hannah’s prior clinical experience includes Pediatric Physical Therapy for children with neurodevelopment disabilities through PediaFlex in Wethersfield CT, Pediatric Aquatic Physical therapy through Swim Angelfish in Norwalk CT, and Orthopedic Rehabilitation through Quinnipiac Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine in Hamden CT.
Hannah’s passion for Physical Therapy and love for children has been a constant in her life for as long as she can remember. Her favorite part about working with children is their ability to embrace life with joy and find happiness and motivation through the simplest of things. Hannah strives to build a connection with families and children to learn about what motivates each child and what goals are important to them. Providing services that are uniquely tailored to each child is very important to Hannah and she will always prioritize the delivery of high-quality care to facilitate progress towards each child’s full potential.