Monica Garnett

Occupational & Vision Therapist

Monica is a qualified Kinderkineticist/Paediatric Occupational Therapist. Monica graduated with a bachelor degree in Human Movement Science from the University of the Free State in South Africa. She also has a Post graduate degree done in Kinderkinetics/ Pediatric Occupational Therapy. Monica has further trained in binocular vision skills, strabismus and vision related learning difficulties.

Monica worked in an Optometric practice in South Africa for 3 years focusing on training and treatment regimens in Vision Therapy. Monica received additional training in the United States in 2019 at the NeuroSensory Center of Eastern Pennsylvania for vision rehabilitation evaluation and treatment.

Monica has been working in Dubai as Occupational Therapist providing services for broad range of issues during the past 7 years. Through her vast experience, Monica has developed strong skills in applying a more holistic approach to the therapy process and her knowledge helped her to adapt to the constant changes arising in child development.

Motor skill treatment includes :
  • Fine and gross motor skills  
  • Balance
  • Muscle tone
  • Hand eye coordination
  • Dyspraxia
  • Pervasive Developmental disorder (Autism)
Visual Therapy

Vision Therapy is often defined as physical exercise for your eyes and brain. Vision Therapy works on strengthening eye muscle control to ensure the brain is receiving information clearly, as our eyes serves as the input system and information received from this sense is vital.

Vision Therapy treatment :

  • Amblyopia
  • Strabismus
  • Binocular skills : tracking, saccades, convergence, divergence, accommodation, and depth perception
  • Visual processing
  • Sensory processing : trained in Astronaut training a sound activated vestibular, visual protocol