About

FullSizeRender (11)Ana C. Leguisamo, M.S., OTR/L is the founder of Ready Set Grow Pediatric Occupational Therapy. She received her Master’s Degree from Columbia University; College of Physicians and Surgeons in October 2002. Since then, Ana has dedicated herself fully to the field of pediatrics and has gained extensive experience by immersing herself to a diversity of settings including:

  • Special Education Programs for both Preschoolers and School Aged Children
  • Sensory Integration Private Clinics
  • Private Schools in Manhattan

Ana has also serviced children in their home settings and has also functioned as an Evaluator for both Early Intervention and Preschool Aged Children for various agencies in New York City.

Ana is fluent in both English and Spanish and specializes in a multitude of modalities including but not limited to the following areas:

  • Graphomotor or Grasp/Fine Motor Delays
  • Handwriting Without Tears (Preschool through 5th Grade)
  • Visual Perceptual/Ocular-Motor Disorders
  • Advanced Integrated Listening System (iLs) Sound Based Therapy Programs
  • Therapeutic Listening Programs
  • Sensory Integration Processing Disorders
  • Pediatric Vestibular Processing Disorders
  • DIR/Floortime
  • Yoga for Children

Ana’s dynamic and individualized treatment sessions incorporate movement, music, pretend play, and neuromuscular strengthening techniques. She strongly encourages parental involvement and believes that establishing a good relationship with “her kids” families is crucial in making a collaborative team approach in each of her client’s progress.

Ana’s love for children and passion for what she does “day in and day out” is what drove her to establishing Ready Set Grow Occupational Therapy. She always goes above and beyond for the children and families that she works with. So, “if you are serious about getting help for your child and want to see your child grow and flourish, you have come to the right place!”.

 

DianeDiane Carroll, MS, OTR/L, has been part of the Ready Set Grow OT, P.C. family since February 2018.  Diane earned her Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from SUNY Downstate  in December 2013. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Marist College in 2011.  Since graduating, Diane has dedicated her career to work in the field of pediatrics.  She is an enthusiastic therapist who absolutely loves what she does.  She has worked in special education preschool settings, as well as provided independent contract work for the Department of Education, New York State’s Early Intervention Program, and private sensory clinics. Diane has always had a strong passion for working with children.   Her goal is to provide children with the highest quality of care to help them reach their full potential through therapy sessions that are individualized, fun, and goal-directed. She emphasizes parent and caregiver involvement to facilitate performance and independence across all areas of life.  Treatment sessions incorporate sensory integration techniques, pre-writing and grapho-motor skills, fine motor and grasping skills, oculo-motor and visual-perceptual skills, strengthening and endurance, motor planning skills, coordination and body awareness, self-care skills, as well as development of cognitive skills.

 

 

 

 

 

 

thumbnailLuiza Aminov, M.S, OTR/L, has been a part of the RSGOT family since November 2017.  Luiza earned a Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from York College of The City University of New York.  Luiza has extensive experience in sub-acute care, physical rehabilitation, and pediatrics. The Metropolitan Occupational Therapy Education Council  (MOTAC) presented her a “Supervisor of the Year” award in 2013 for excellence in Occupational Therapy clinical education.  Luiza has over 10 years of clinical experience, primarily in physical disability, in a variety of settings including inpatient hospitals, outpatient hospitalization, pediatrics and community-based settings.  Luiza is a practicing occupational therapist within the Veterans Administration Hospitals of New York City and part-time at Ready Set Grow OT (RSGOT).

Luiza is a dedicated and passionate professional who loves working with families to maximize each child’s potential.  As an enthusiastic Occupational Therapist, Luiza’s goal is to help children to reach their maximum potential, coping and exceeding expectations despite the day-to-day challenges they may face in a fun, creative, and nurturing manner.  She enjoys working with children of all ages, helping them to gain independence and function.