Our program consists of the following components

Early Intervention Program

Our EIPIC includes an individualized program for your child using the Early Start Denver Model (ESDM).
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Behavior Consultation

Performing a variety of behavioral assessments, developing Individualized behavior and skill acquisition plans
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Occupational Therapy

Pediatric Occupational Therapists help to enhance skill development and quality of life for children who experience motor, sensory, learning, social and behavioural challenges.
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Speech and Language Therapy

The window of opportunity for language development happens between birth and six years of age.
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Behavior Intervention

Our Interventionists build on each child’s interests and strengths using natural opportunities to facilitate their learning.
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BCBA/BCaBA Supervision

We know that becoming a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) is not easy. The journey takes time, drive and commitment.
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Shalini Das

Director, Board Certified Behavior Analyst,Occupational Therapist

Shalini is one of the co-founders of Symbiosis Pediatric Therapy. She currently oversees the clinical and administrative departments of Symbiosis. Shalini has more than 25 years of experience working with children with autism and developmental disabilities.

Shalini completed her Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy specializing in Pediatric Neurology in 2000. She also has her Masters degree in Special Education with a focus on Applied Behavior Analysis from The Pennsylvania State University.Shalini is listed in the RASP list as a Behavior Consultant and an Occupational Therapist.

Shalini has extensive clinical experience with assessment and program development that is designed to treat challenging behaviors, build communication, and functional life skills. Some of the team-based intervention which she incorporates are the Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA), Early Start Denver Model (ESDM), SCERTS, DIR®/Floor time model, etc.

Shalini has trained & supervised several teams of therapists, parents, and other professionals on evidence-based behavioral strategies to improve the quality of life for the children. She also assists with the development and implementation of evidence-based treatment approaches, in addition to providing clinical guidance and mentorship to the Behavioral intervention team.

Shalini is certified to administer the Sensory Integration and Praxis Test (SIPT) from the University of Southern California and in Neuro-Developmental Therapy (NDT) from NDT Association, USA. She also enjoys working with children in Symbiosis embracing different therapy models while viewing the challenges faced by the children through the developmental framework.

Shalini is the mother of two children and understands the importance of considering the needs and wants of all members of the family when establishing therapy goals. She spends her spare time with her children and husband, reading, traveling, and cooking different recipes from around the world.