Tania A. Alexander is an Occupational Therapist and also a certified physical therapy assistant with over 17 years of experience in the therapy field. Ms. Alexander possesses the full spectrum of practice settings and all ages from pre-school to geriatric level. In her role as a school based therapist, she has developed individually designed programs for children with developmental disabilities, Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, Sensory Processing Disorder, Dyspraxia, and fine motor and visual perceptual motor delays.
When developing individualized programs, Ms. Alexander utilizes a multi-disciplinary approach and works closely with teachers, special educators, psychologists, speech therapists, and other specialists to provide meaningful therapy that provides her students with optimal access to the curriculum. She combines a holistic and nurturing approach to help children achieve optimal independent functioning in the school environment. Tania is also certified to administer the (SIPT) Sensory Integration and Praxis Test. Prior to working as a school-based therapist, she worked in acute care settings, outpatient programs, rehab centers, and private clinics. She possesses a bachelor of science in Occupational Therapy from the American International College, a bachelor of science in education and communication from the University of Rhode Island and a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from Florida International University. Tania is a co-director for the Alexander Group’s Therapy and Special Education Practice.