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Therapist Bio

Mehta, Ruchita






Ruchita is a Speech Language Pathologist graduated from Ali Yavar Jung National Institute for the Hearing Handicapped, Mumbai (A.Y.J.N.H.H). She further pursued her post-graduation from Ithaca College, New York, USA. She is registered with the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI), life member of India Speech and Hearing Association (ISHA), India & Maharashtra Branch – Indian Speech and Hearing Association (MISHA), India and also an international affiliate of American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA), USA. She also have a professional experience of over three years in California, where she worked extensively in diverse geriatric and pediatric settings.

As a therapist she specialize in treating cognitive – communication deficits, voice disorders, dysphagia, neurological speech plus language disorders. She advocate early intervention in speech and language development in children. She is also certified in Oral Placement Therapy (Level III), USA.

Ruchita did her undergraduate clinical practicums at A.Y.J.N.I.H.H Clinic for speech and Language Pathology and Audiology.

She did her undergraduate level externships at Special Center for Autism, Sadhana Secondary School of hearing handicapped, Special Center for Mentally Handicapped, Sion Hospital, KEM Hospital all in Mumbai, Goa Medical Hospital, Kolhapur District Rehabilitation Center and Rajkot District Rehabilitation Center.

In the year 2005-06, she had a very informative and enlightening experience while in her graduate clinical practicums. She got her hands-on experience in diagnosing and treating to pediatric and the geriatric (elderly) population as well. She treated patients experiencing neurological language disorders, voice disorders and a lot more.

Following this she also completed by graduate level externships from Beverly J. Martin Elementary School, Cayuga Medical Center, Cortland Community Care, Cortland Regional Medical Center, all in the city of New York, in the year 2007.

She have worked with the Interface Rehab, Inc, Fall 2007- Spring 2011, USA for three years, adding to her international experience.

On her return to India, she set up a private practice, home based therapy, in the year 2011 in Pune. Along with this, she have also been a consultant at Mpowerminds, Huges Road Mumbai, in the year 2017. Presently, she is on the panel of experts for an online community named Baby Chakra and a consultant at Aditya Birla Integrated School, Mumbai.

She is an Ex- ASHA Member (American Speech and Hearing Association) between the years 2007-2011.