Ganapathy. A. is specialized in occupational therapy having special interest in Early intervention for High-risk infants (NICU and NFC), Developmental Paediatrics/Sensory Integration and Neurological rehabilitation and Hand splinting

Education

  • Awarded Master’s in Occupational Therapy (MOT in Paediatrics) from JKK Munirajah Medical Research Foundation, Komarapalayam, Tamil Nadu, India (Affiliated to Dr. M.G.R Medical
    University, Recognized by All India Occupational Therapists’ Association (AIOTA) and World Federation of Occupational Therapists(WFOT) in the year 2018
  • Awarded Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy from Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India (Affiliated to Dr. M.G.R Medical University, Recognized by All India Occupational Therapists’ Association (AIOTA) and World Federation of Occupational Therapists(WFOT) in the year 2007
  • Completed 12 th grade from SMSM Higher Secondary School, Suchindrum, Tamilnadu, India
  • Completed 10 th grade from D.V.D Higher Secondary School, Nagercoil, Tamilnadu, India

Clinical Experience

Training Programs Attended at Various Organizations during the Course

  • Institute of Mental Health (IMH) Kilpauk
  • Vijaya Health Centre, Vadapalani, Chennai
  • Leprosy Institute, Karigiri, Chennai
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Centre, Chennai
  • Mukthi Orthosis and Prosthetic Centre, Chennai
  • Community Based Rehabilitation Programme, Kundhampakkam, Thiruvallur

Compulsory Rotatory Residential Internship (CRRI)

  • College of Occupational Therapy, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Chennai
  • G.D. BOAZ Memorial School and Hospital for Mentally ill, Chennai
  • MITHRA-Paediatric Rehabilitation Centre, Chennai
  • National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore
  • St. Johns’ National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore

Continuing Medical Education Sessions (CME) Attended

  • Role of Occupational Therapy in prisons conducted by Saveetha Institute in 2002
  • Recent Trends in Occupational Therapy conducted by Saveetha Institute in 2002
  • Alcoholism and Deaddiction conducted by Saveetha Institute in 2003
  • Diagnostic procedures in Rehabilitation conducted by Saveetha Institute in 2003
  • Cancer Rehabilitation conducted by Saveetha Institute in 2004
  • Groups in Occupational Therapy conducted by Saveetha Institute in 2005
  • High-risk infant intervention conducted by Saveetha Institute in 2005
  • EMG Biofeedback conducted by the Chennai Branch of AIOTA in 2005
  • Current Trends in Occupational Therapy conducted by CMC, Vellore in 2006
  • Conference on Learning Disabilities conducted by Madras Dyslexia Association in 2006
  • Second International Inter-Faith Conference on Prevention and Control of HIV/AIDS held at Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai in 2006
  • 47th National Conference for All India Occupational Therapists (AIOTA) held in 2011

Certificate of Appreciation for Paper Presentations

  • Prevention of Occupational Hazards (Saveetha Institute of Medical & Technical Sciences)
  • Osteoporosis (Saveetha Institute of Medical & Technical Sciences)
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee (Saveetha Institute of Medical & Technical Sciences)
  • Potts’ Paraplegia and Occupational Therapy (Saveetha Institute of Medical & Technical Sciences)
  • Presented a paper on Occupational Therapy and Rehabilitation at the workshop
    conducted by St. John’s College of Nursing Alumni Association in July 2012

Workshops Attended

  • Attended a workshop on Qualitative methods in Healthcare Research conducted by St. John’s Medical College and Research Society in Nov 2012
  • Attended a workshop on Research Methodology and SPSS Practicum from June-Nov 2012
  • Was one of the key organizing members for the conference on Childhood Neurodisabilities and Cerebral Palsy in Nov 2012
  • Attended a workshop on Research Methodology-Test Development held at JKKMMRF College of Occupational Therapy in the year 2017.