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MUNIRA ADENWALLA,  Owner of ot4kids Ltd

PROFFESSIONAL REGISTRATION:

HPC REGISTRATION: OT60151

EDUCATION:

Master and Bachelors of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy at D’Youville College, Buffalo, NY. Graduation Date: 1998. Cumulative GPA: 3.8/4.0 Magna Cum Laude.

PUBLICATIONS:

Adenwalla, M. (1999). The therapeutic use of music with gerontic clients receiving occupational therapy. Journal of Occupational Therapy Students.
Research funding awarded by AOTA and the Niagara Frontier District of NYSOTA in 1997.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

  • Independent Paediatric Occupational Therapist & Owner, ot4kids, London, England, Aug 2009 to present
  • NEW YORK CITY Early Intervention Programs: YAI Lifestart,New York City, New York. Feb 2005 to Jan 2009.
  • NEW YORK CITY Early Intervention Programs: Community Health Systems,New York City, New York.  Jan 2002 to Nov 2003.
  • Gallagher Pediatric Therapy,Fullerton, California. Oct 1998 to June 2001.
  • University of Texas Medical Branch, Children’s Hospital, Galveston, Texas. September to December 1997
  • Helen Hayes Hospital, West Haverstraw, NY. July to September, 1997

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:

Certifications:

  • NDT Advanced Baby Course. NDTA Inc. Approved Course, 27th March to 7th April, 2006. Certificate No: ADV-06Y26
  • NDT/Bobath Certificate Course in the Treatment and Management of Individuals with Cerebral Palsy. NDTA Inc. Approved Course, 5th to 31st July, 2004 & 18th October to 12th November, 2004. NDT-Trained:  NDTA Certificate No:  BC-3016
  • The Sensory Integration Perspective, Course 1, 2, and 3 of the Comprehensive Program in Sensory Integration, 2003-2004. Certificate No. 1502
  • Certified Kinesio® Taping Practitioner following Fundamental and Advanced Kinesio® Taping Courses (KT 1, 2, and 3), Feb and Mar 2007

Courses/Conferences:

  • S.O.S. Sequential Oral Sensory Approach to Feeding, Boston, MA, October, 2015
  • Therapeutic Listening & Mental Health, September 2015
  • The Power of Suspension Therapy Equipment, September 2015
  • The How To’s of Developing and Maintaining Suspension and Non-Suspension Equipment Across Environments, September 2015
  • Therapeutic Listening, Moving Beyond the Profile Series, September 2014
  • Auditory Defensiveness, Vital Links, August 2014
  • Maximizing the Power of Non-Suspension Equipment to Meet Diverse Needs of Clients, Vital Links, May 2014
  • Home Programming & Therapeutic Listening, Vital Links, April 2014
  • Yoga for the Special Child, The Sonia Sumar Method, March 2014
  • Exploring Quickshifts in Clinic and Home, Vital Links, Dec 2013
  • The Music Matters, Vital Links, Dec 2013
  • Feeding Therapy:  A Sensory-Motor Approach with Lori Overland, June 2013
  • NDTA 2011 National Conference:  Building Blocks of Baby Treatment, May 2011
  • Torticollis:  Current Perspectives by Cindy Miles, PT, May 2011
  • Integrated Listening Systems (iLS) Practitioner Training Course, Mar 2011
  • Sensory Integration and Processing:  The STAR Centre Model of Assessment and Treatment, Mar 2011
  • BABTT Study and Education Day, Nov 2010
  • Reflex Integration to Support Education, Therapeeds Inc., Nov 2010
  • British Association of Bobath Trained Therapists Study and Education Day, Dec 2009
  • If you Can’t Breathe, You Can’t Function by Mary Massery, PT, Nov 2008
  • Introduction to Cardboard Carpentry by Adaptive Design Association, Inc., Oct 2008
  • Pediatric Hand Therapy and Splinting by Rehab Education, LLC, Sept 2008
  • Therapeutic Listening, April 2008
  • Pediatric Myofascial Release, John Barnes Method, Oct 2007
  • Neurodevelopmental Treatment Association Conference, Stamford, CT, Oct 2006
  • Advanced Practical Sense, Therapeeds Inc., Nov 2005
  • From Eyesight to Insight, Professional Developmental Programs, Oct 2005
  • Treating Feeding and Swallowing Disorders in Infants/Toddlers by Genie Rogers, Sept 2003
  • Sensory Integration and Early Intervention, Therapeeds Inc., 2002
  • Pediatric Swallowing and Feedingby Catherine Shaker, Pediatric Resources Inc., 2001
  • NDT Handling Intensive by Suzanne Davis, Boehme Workshops, 2001
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sensory Processing Disorders, Bonnie Hanschu, 2000

MEMBERSHIPS:

  • Health Professions Council
  • British Association of Bobath Trained Therapists
  • Sensory Integration Network
  • National Board Certification of Occupational Therapists (US)
  • Neuro-Developmental Treatment Association (US)
  • HemiHelp