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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.

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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. 

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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! 

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Zoe Hochberg, M.A. CCC-SLP is a speech-language pathologist licensed in Connecticut. She graduated from the University of Connecticut with both a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology and a Bachelor’s degree in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences.

As an undergraduate and graduate student, Zoe engaged in extensive research within the field of speech-language pathology completing both an Honors thesis and a Master’s thesis. Her research focused on how stuttering and Autism Spectrum Disorder impact a listener’s perception of guilt and witness credibility within the criminal justice system. Zoe was awarded the opportunity to present her research at the 2022 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention in New Orleans, LA. 

Zoe has gained experience working with patients aged birth through geriatric in a wide range of settings including outpatient rehabilitation, inpatient acute care, private practice, and public school. She has evaluated and treated patients with diagnoses in the areas of articulation-phonology, expressive and receptive language, fluency, voice, social communication, motor speech including childhood apraxia of speech (CAS), augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), and more. Zoe is a caring and passionate clinician, dedicated to building children’s confidence through their therapy journey, while also equipping their caregivers with the tools necessary to support them. Zoe prides herself on incorporating play and evidence-based practice into all of her sessions.

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Heather Power, M.Cl.-Sc., CCC-SLP, is a licensed speech-language pathologist practicing in Connecticut. She earned her master's degree in Communication Sciences - Speech and Language Pathology from The University of Western Ontario in London, Canada. With a background in both pediatric and geriatric care, Heather has acquired extensive experience in addressing communication and swallowing disorders within diverse healthcare settings.

In her professional journey, Heather has demonstrated proficiency in working with a spectrum of conditions including Autism Spectrum Disorder, neurological impairments, Down Syndrome, developmental delays, emotional dysregulation disorders, ADD/ADHD, sensory processing disorder, and learning disabilities among children. Her passion lies in fostering the development and independence of her young clients through play, a cornerstone of childhood engagement.

Heather prioritizes building strong partnerships with caregivers, valuing their input in goal setting and treatment planning to ensure comprehensive and collaborative care. Committed to ongoing professional growth, she actively seeks out opportunities to integrate cutting-edge, evidence-based practices into her therapeutic approach, thereby ensuring the highest standards of care for her clients.

Victoria Medvedev MSOT, OTR/L, is a pediatric occupational therapist licensed in Connecticut and New York. She graduated from the University of New Hampshire with her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Occupational Therapy. She has experience screening, evaluating, and treating children in the pediatric clinic and school-based settings with populations ranging in age from early intervention (birth-3 years old) up to 8th grade. 

 

She has worked with children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, sensory processing disorder, ADD/ADHD, learning disabilities, Jacobs Syndrome, and other neurological and developmental impairments. 

 

Victoria is passionate about empowering children and their families through a collaborative treatment process. She strives to include all team members in treatment and goal planning, including other therapists, in order to ensure each child receives the support they need to reach their highest potential. Victoria is dedicated to creating a supportive, compassionate, and fun environment in which children can engage in their main occupation of play while developing the skills they need to reach their goals. 

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