Presented By: Nisha S. Sanghvi, OTR/L



Feeding is a complex, developmental process that involves physiological development, oral-motor strength, and coordination skills, gastrointestinal system, sensory components, and emotions. Therapists need to support responsive feeding strategies where the child is engaged in enjoyable mealtime experiences ensuring optimal growth and development.



About Nisha Sanghvi: 

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 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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