Marina is an Occupational Therapist. Her undergraduate studies were at Wits. She later completed her Hons, Masters (thesis on word prediction) and PhD (thesis on visual search) degrees at the University of Pretoria.
Marina has been in private practice for the past 13 years, specialising in AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication) for people (children and adults) with complex physical and cognitive challenges.
Marina is a passionate believer in the use of Makaton as a strategy for enhancing communication and literacy development. She enjoys making resources for use in therapy and teaching.