Kinspire Science Advisor
Dr. Sheetal Parikh
OTD, OTR/L, CAS
Sheetal is an Assistant Professor in the Master’s and Doctorate Occupational Therapy programs at the University of the Sciences (USciences) in Philadelphia, PA. She has taught in courses such as Neuroscience, Clinical Skills, Human Development, Developmental Interventions, Movement Analysis, Rehabilitation Interventions, Clinical Teaching and Learning, and Evaluations and Assessments.
Sheetal has been an Occupational Therapist for 20 years and has experience working with children and adults in a variety of settings and with a variety of diagnoses. In the last 15 years, Sheetal has primarily worked in the school setting with children and adolescents diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), sensory processing disorder (SPD), attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), genetic disorders, neurological disorders, and developmental delays. She has also worked in a pediatric medical day care, adult rehabilitation hospital, acute care hospitals, sub- acute rehabilitation facilities, skilled nursing facilities, and home care.
Sheetal is the founder and owner of SPOT Therapy, LLC, a company that specializes in providing Occupational and Physical Therapy services in public and private schools. She provides evaluations, treatment interventions and education in the areas of sensory integration, self-regulation, autism, and developmental delays. Sheetal is certified as an Autism Specialist through the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES).