Bari Patnoi is a registered and licensed occupational therapist with eleven years of experience. She received her master’s degree in occupational therapy from New York University. She is also a registered yoga teacher (RYT) and teaches yoga to children with special needs privately, and group sessions.
Bari has worked in many different pediatric settings including the New York City public schools, clinics, and home environments. She has experience working with children with Down Syndrome, autism, Spina Bifida, Cerebral Palsy, learning disabilities, and orthopedic impairments. She has taken continuing education classes in the areas of Handwriting Without Tears, Yoga for the Special Child, Sensory Integration, and Brain Gym. Bari has been working in the Englewood Cliffs school district for the two years and works closely with teachers and staff. She values her role as part of a team approach to treatment and has been involved in teacher, staff and parent training. She is dedicated to her clients and works hard to insure that the all members of the team work together for the benefit of the child.
Bari lives in Bergen County with her husband and 2 children.