The Neurodevelopmental Therapy Team is a dynamic team of licensed and registered professionals in Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, and Applied Behavior Analysis. They carry out our clinical neurodevelopmental health services for children, and training programs for centers, social workers, and caregivers.
They are part of a multidisciplinary team of practitioners at MAGIS that include mental health clinicians, artists, and administrators to bring forward an advocacy for the healing impact of the expressive arts.
The Occupational Therapy Team at MAGIS are experienced in interventions for children and adolescents – particularly those with Autism, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), learning and intellectual disabilities, behavioral issues, and other developmental delays. Part of the team also handles adult cases, including but not limited to rehabilitation from or well-being maintenance in: stroke, Parkinson’s Disease, spinal cord injury (SCI), and traumatic brain injury (TBI).
The Speech Therapy Team at MAGIS are experienced in interventions for children with Autism, Down Syndrome, speech and language delay, global developmental delay, feeding disorders, speech disorders due to physical impairment. Part of the team also handles adult cases, including but not limited to rehabilitation for speech and language disorders, and other cognitive, language, and feeding disorders.
Beatriz Querol-Cintrón, M.S., BCBA, LABA
Teacher Bea is a licensed and board Certified Behavior Analyst with a Masters of Science in Autism Studies from the University of Massachusetts, USA. Aside from work in Applied Behavior Analysis, she has worked in varied clinical and educational settings for more than 5 years, with a demonstrated history in the individual and family services industry, including individualized educational instruction, administering psychological assessments, facilitating play therapy and audiotherapy, program development and administration, and training and supervision.
Berna Lee, OTRP
Teacher Berna is a licensed occupational therapist who finished B.S. Occupational Therapy at University of Santo Tomas in 2015. She has been practicing in the pediatric psychosocial setting for 5 years. She is compassionate and committed to working with early intervention cases. She advocates for active participation of families and clients and believes that dynamic involvement between therapist, family and client is key to realizing a child’s full potential. In her free time, Teacher Berna likes reading about human behavior and child development. She is also interested with arts and crafts, music, and dance.
Jade Macaraeg, MSOT, OTRP
Teacher Jade is a licensed occupational therapist with a Masters in Occupational Therapy focused in Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions from University of Santo Tomas. Her demonstrated history in the hospital and healthcare setting highlights experience and skill in handling Sensory Integration, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Clinical Research, Developmental Disabilities, and Pediatrics.
Mira Magsino, Speech-Language Pathologist
Teacher Mira has had 5 years experience as a Speech Language Pathologist working with both children and adults. In both the clinical, educational, and indigent community contexts, her work with children and adolescents with special needs has encompassed a range of interventions, including individualized program development, assessments and treatment plans, home programs, conversation skills dyads, play and language groups, and social thinking groups.
As a consultant, Teacher Mira’s experience also covers program management in the special education setting, and conducting seminars and training workshops for teachers and school administrators. She is also a certified Level 2 Developmental Play Practitioner with the Kaleidoscope Therapy Center & Learning Unit.
Teacher Mira has worked mostly in Metro Manila, and has also held practice in Ilocos Sur for 3 years. Teacher Mira’s professional practice is enhanced with her interests in art and play therapy, drawing and animation, design, and literature.
Charis Patricio, Speech-Language Pathologist