Tania Padovan - High Hopes Dubai

Tania Padovan

Pediatric Occupational Therapist
DHA License Number: 73439424-002

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Tania Padovan is a Pediatric Occupational Therapist with over 5 years of experience. She is dedicated to empowering individuals, fostering independence and confidence in children, as well as creating a fun and safe environment.

Tania collaborates within a multidisciplinary team to help children reach their full potential, which is incredibly important to her. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Health and Exercise Science from the Australian Catholic University and a master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from The University of Canberra. Her expertise covers infants to teenagers in clinical and community settings, including mainstream schools, where she offers both individual and group therapy interventions.

Passionate about building children’s confidence and independence, Tania is trained in Emotional Regulation, Handwriting Without Tears, Gross Motor Development, and is continuing her training in Sensory Integration.

Her experience with children includes working with ADHD, autism, gross and fine motor development issues, sensory challenges, developmental delays, Cerebral Palsy, and other neurodevelopmental disorders.

Through her expertise, Tania is dedicated to delivering high-quality occupational therapy services to our super special ones at High Hopes.


  • Back to basics when looking at Maladaptive Behaviour
  • Clasi – Module 1
  • Executive Function And Its Application To Occupational Therapy In School Based Treatment
  • Exploring Self-Regulation with 3 -5-year olds
  • Handwriting & The CO-OP approach
  • New Possible OT’s
  • The Zones of Regulation Workshop
  • Trauma Informed Care: What Does An Occupational Therapy Practitioner Need To Know?

HER Expertise

  • Attention deficit ADD/ADHD
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Down Syndrome/Trisomy 21
  • Dyspraxia
  • Genetic and chromosomal conditions
  • Global Development Delay
  • Learning disabilities (handwriting visual motor and visual perceptual difficulties
  • Mental health or behavioural problems
  • Sensory Processing Disorder

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