Deepti holds a Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Padmashree Dr. D. Y. Patil college of occupational Therapy, Mumbai, India. She received her Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom and Post Graduate Certificate in Sensory Integration with the University Of Southern California, USA. During graduate school she worked with children with Sensory Processing Disorder and Autism. She also assisted with research on new methodologies for treating both the pediatric and the older adult population.
In 2006, she completed a PG Diploma in Cancer Disabilities and occupational therapy at Tata Indian Cancer Society, Parel, Mumbai, India. She worked with children diagnosed with different type of cancers, helping to restore their independence and also maintain their activity levels through play based therapies. She is also knowledgeable regarding the Neuro Developmental Techniques (NDT). Deepti is also trained in The Listening Program and using it to improve auditory processing skills.
Her work with children with special needs is a lifetime commitment and she continues to build her knowledge in sensory integration to better help children and their families succeed. Prior to joining TDCC, Deepti was practicing in Abu Dhabi playing a key role in Occupational Therapy.