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Hello, I’m Dr. Carol Leibovich – Mankes, a Licensed Pediatric Occupational Therapist and Certified Life and Parenting Coach (PLCC) in Aventura. Fluent in English, Spanish and Hebrew.

I have extensive experience working in public and private practice and school settings providing Occupational Therapy and Parent Coaching / Education services. I was also adjunct faculty for the masters program at Nova Southeastern University College of Allied Health Occupational Therapy Department.

My educational background includes:  Click Here to VIEW RESUME

  • Doctorate and Masters Degree in Occupational Therapy from Nova Southeastern University
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Florida
  • Professional Life and Parent Coaching Certification

Occupational Therapy

I evaluate and treat difficulties related to:

  • Behavior Management
  • Self regulation (emotional & sensory)
  • Attentional issues (ADHD, Executive Function)
  • Learning Difficulties or Diagnosed Disabilities
  • Developmental Delays
  • Handwriting Issues

Parent Coaching And Education

Parenting a child with learning disabilities, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and related disorders can be very stressful.  I’m here to guide, support and empower parents by discussing your individual needs related to :

  • Understanding your child’s disability
  • How to be your child’s advocate
  • How to instill resilience and empowerment in your child
  • How to deal with family dynamics
  • How to enact effective parenting strategies

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