Pakizé (Pawkey-zay) Arslani, MSOT, OTR is a licensed Occupational Therapist who received her Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy from Shenandoah University, VA. in 2019. Pakizé also graduated with her Bachelors in Art Education from North Central College, Naperville, IL.
Before Pakizé became an OT, she was a Kindergarten-12 art teacher and a special needs classroom assistant. She developed lessons, activities, and worked one on one and in small groups with children with special needs. In addition, Pakizé worked as a Certified Nurses Assistant specializing in sub-acute pediatrics and geriatrics at Marian-Joy Rehabilitation in Wheaton, IL. Pakizé has experience in working with, but not limited to:

• Early Intervention
• Autism
• Cerebral Palsy
• Down Syndrome
• Spina Bifida
• Paralysis
• Chromosomal Disorders
• Developmental Delays
• Sensory Processing Delays
• Hydrocephalus
• Learning Disabilities
• Auditory Processing Disorder
• Anxiety Disorders
• Reflex Integration

Pakizé is originally from Chicago, IL. and currently resides in Denver, Co. Her interests include venturing out into nature, painting and drawing, helping her community, exploring unique foods in Denver, and traveling. Pakize is a member of Autism Speaks and sat on the board of Sarah’s Inn Chicago, an organization that educates and assists women and children of domestic abuse.
Pakizé enjoys working as a unit with families, children, therapists, and other professionals in order to enhance the lives of the individuals she serves.