Friday, January 11, 2019

VOTC Therapy Newsletter - Issue 114

This issue of our newsletter explores the essential skills an occupational therapy practitioner should possess to be successful in practice.  The Autism Corner section identifies the recommended criteria for selecting 'screenting tools' to identify children with developmental disorders.

Saturday, January 5, 2019

Consult Dr. Karthik Mani in Chennai in Feb 2019

Dr. Karthik Mani will be available for consultation in Chennai on the following dates:

February 3-7, 2019.

Dr. Karthik Mani, OTD, OTR/L, is a NBCOT-certified occupational therapist who has expertise and experience in treating developmental disabilities (Autism, ADHD, Learning Disability, & Developmental Delay), ergonomic health issues (Back Pain/Neck Pain/Arm Discomfort), neurological dysfunctions (Stroke, TBI), and geriatric dysfunctions (Dementia). He has more than 13 years of experience in the field of occupational therapy (OT).

Dr. Mani obtained his entry-level OT degree from The TN Dr. MGR Medical University in Chennai, India and earned his doctoral degree at Chatham University, Pittsburgh, US. He is fluent in Tamil and English. He has numerous publications to his credit.

To schedule an appointment, email

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Health Impact of Global Warming

In the aftermath of Gaja in TN, this article should make more sense. Preventing or effectively handling Gaja like disasters is in our hands. Let’s do our best reduce carbon emissions by switching to efficient lighting, solar heating, and use of public transport.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

VOTC Therapy Newsletter - Issue 113

This issue of our newsletter presents the available information related to the recently approved Allied and Healthcare Professions Bill 2018 and discusses some implications for the occupational therapy profession in India. The article also highlights some pragmatic challenges in effectively implementing the bill after it gets passed as a law.  

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