Presented By: Nisha S. Sanghvi, OTR/L



Many of our children are inundated with rules and expectations that change throughout their day. It can be challenging for them to navigate and often results in behaviors that are not ideal.  It is our job to identify the “why” behind the behavior and to be able to provide support strategies to enable independence with daily tasks and interactions. This team-based proactive approach takes time, effort, and energy before the activity. Children need opportunities for self-reflection to increase emotional awareness and regulation to be able to generalize effective strategies within a variety of environments.

Benefits to Attending:

  • Clearly identify the behavior and the function of behavior in a collaborative manner
  • Data collection to effectively implement strategies and determine when modifications and accommodations are necessary


Nisha S. Sanghvi, OTR/L is a licensed and certified occupational therapist with more than 20 years of experience in pediatrics. Ms. Sanghvi graduated from Quinnipiac University in CT with a degree in occupational therapy. She has worked in a variety of settings including hospitals, outpatient clinics, schools, and home/community-based settings and provides training across the country. Ms. Sanghvi strongly believes in supporting children and empowering their families. She strives to help families understand and make the necessary adaptations to help their child to be successful at home, school, and in the community. Ms. Sanghvi currently has her own practice, Integrated Pediatrics, providing direct services, collaborating with family and teams, and providing consultation services to promote the success of the children with different needs. Ms. Sanghvi currently serves on the governor-appointed Illinois Interagency Council on Early Intervention, member of national and state-level Occupational Therapy Associations, serves on the Illinois Early Intervention Special Interest Committee, and is a member of the Zero to Three. Ms. Sanghvi strives to help give children and families the self-confidence and skills they need to succeed in everyday activities.


Explore upcoming continuing education courses from Nisha below:

Development of Executive Function in Children

Positioning and Movement During Play

Practical and Effective Strategies for Integrating Sensory and Motor Learning

Supporting Functional Development in Early Intervention

Supporting Self-Regulation Development in Young Children

Technology and Screen-Time


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