Aviril Sepulveda, MS, OTR/L, BCP, SWC, CLE
Aviril, also known as Apple is a board certified pediatric occupational therapist with over 15 years of experience in the field. She is the Director of Rehabilitation at Totally Kids Specialty Healthcare and an occupational therapist at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in occupational therapy from Velez College in Cebu, Philippines and Master of Science degree in occupational therapy from San Jose State University. She is currently doing her doctoral studies in occupational therapy from USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy.
Apple specializes in occupational therapy interventions related to infant feeding and development. She is a Certified Lactation Educator and a Certified Infant Massage Instructor. She recognizes the value of maternal mental health in fostering infant mental health and development.
Her dedication to serving children is not limited to children in the Los Angeles area but also reached as far as her roots, the Philippines. She developed an early intervention program that promotes awareness on early screening, early detection, and early intervention for prevention of developmental disabilities in underserved areas in Cebu, Philippines.
Apple resides in Sherman Oaks with her dog, Gigi and enjoys traveling, the arts, and being outdoors.