Meet The Team
Jaide is from Cape Town and attended Stellenbosch University; she obtained her Honours degree in Kinderkinetics. She has worked with children on the Spectrum both locally and internationally. Her time spent working with both neuro-typical and special needs children, specifically with children on the Autism Spectrum, has provided Jaide with diverse experience and motivated her desire to pursue an integrative approach to child development. Her passion and goals are aligned to contribute to the life journey that children are on and she looks forward to making a positive difference in your child’s life.
Sonali Haridass is a dual-qualified speech therapist and audiologist. She obtained her degree with distinction from the University of the Witwatersrand in 2016. Sonali worked in a hospital setting for four years and values a multidisciplinary and patient-centred approach to healthcare. She is passionate about early childhood intervention and has a special interest in pediatric neurological and feeding conditions.
Catherine grew up in Cape Town attending Springfield until Matric. She studied at Stellenbosch University and graduated in 2016 with her Honours Degree in Kinderkinetics. She continued on at Stellenbosch in 2017 doing her internship under Dr Eileen Africa and has since started her own practice. Her ever growing passion for working with children has been the driving force behind her decision to pursue Kinderkinetics. Catherine believes in the importance of early intervention and is passionate about helping each growing child reach their full potential.
Alex was born and raised in Johannesburg and went to The University of the Witwatersrand where she obtained her Occupational Therapy degree. She has a passion for working with children on the Spectrum and as well as with children experiencing school-related challenges. She has recently come from working for The Department of Education and is passionate about inclusive education. She loves to involve the whole family in her treatment approach to provide her children with holistic therapy. She is trained in TEACCH and Makaton and looks forward to completing her Masters and Sensory Integration training.