Mira, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Mira has been working with the pediatric population since graduating with a Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Florida. Mira has primarily worked in outpatient pediatric clinics and school settings and has experience with children of all ages. She has worked with a variety of diagnoses, including but not limited to, sensory processing disorder, Down syndrome, autism spectrum disorder, developmental delays, intellectual and/or learning disabilities, fine motor delays, and feeding difficulties. She has continuing education and training in Learning without Tears K-5 (handwriting), Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS Feeding), and introductory DIR floor time. Furthermore, she is taking a course that addresses utilizing a strength-based approach for autism. She also has a background in the Zones of Regulation, and Alert program, as well as the Wilbarger brushing protocol. Additionally, Mira strongly believes in parent education and involvement, as well as carryover for the best outcomes. She believes that working with a child in his/her natural environment will allow the child to feel more comfortable, and be more engaged. During her free time, Mira likes to spend time with family and friends, and go on trail walks with her dog.
MIra Patel