BLC Therapeutic Resources II


About Us

We are a Pediatric Rehabilitation company, which provides Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Speech Therapy. We provide services at patient’s home, schools, day cares and natural environment.


Occupational Therapy, Physical therapy and Speech Therapy are health professions whose goals are to help individuals achieve independence and satisfaction in all aspects of their lives, whether it is at home, work or school.
Belkys Campos, OTR/L
Belkys is the founder and president of BLC Therapeutic Resources II, Inc. She is a licensed Occupational Therapist. She is an alumnus of Florida International University. Belkys is bilingual in Spanish and English. She has had her experiences in geriatrics, spinal cord injury, brain injury and the pediatric population; working in South Florida as a pediatric occupational therapist for over 15 years. While working with the pediatric clients she has worked in preschools, grade schools, learning centers, clinics and homes settings providing one-on-one services to children ages 0-21 years. Several of her pediatric expertise includes, PDD/Autism Spectrum Disorder, Early Intervention, Down syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Neurological Disorder, Sensory Integration Dysfunction, Neuromuscular Deficits, Chromosomal Anomalies (XXX), Charge Syndrome/Charge Association, Von Willerbrand’s Disease, Noonan Syndrome, etc. She is trained in a wide range of treatments including, but not limited to NDT, Sensory Integration, therapeutic activities/visual perception/Bilateral coordination skills/FMC, myofascial release, social skills, ADL’s, cognitive enhancement, self-coping intervention, strategies to promote safety awareness, behavioral skills, retrograde massage, MMT, PROM/AROM, Orthotics/DME’s, prosthesis and exercises to improve overall strength, balance, and endurance.

Luis Campos
Luis was born in Cuba and raised in Illinois Chicago; however, he has been living in South Florida since his youth years. Luis has extensive experience of over 25 years in the retail business as management position. Proudly and with much effort, he has founded along with his spouse, BLC Therapeutic Resources II, Inc.; which is a Pediatric Home Health Company that renders Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Speech Therapy. Luis is the Chief Executive Officer of the company. He provides collaborative leadership in the ongoing development, processes, operation and overall management of the BLC Therapeutic Resources II, Inc. Group. Luis is a dedicated working man, always focuses as a team on upmost outstanding working skills, eager to continuously improve, exhibits exceptional communication skills and is an extraordinary father and spouse.

Pediatric Therapists
Candida Mendoza, OTR/L
Candy received her Bachelors of Science in Occupational Therapy from Florida International University in 2005. For over ten years, she has been working with children with a variety of special needs, including autism spectrum disorders, sensory disorders, and behavioral and coordination concerns. Candy values the importance of continuing education, staying up to date with the latest advancements in pediatric occupational therapy. She has completed a number of continuing education courses including extensive training in handwriting skills, sensory integration theory and practice, and strategies and supports for providing early interventions services for children with Autism. Her advanced certifications include Therapeutic Listening and Handwriting without Tears. Candy is dedicated to helping children live life to the fullest.

Kathleen Murphy, OTR/L
Kathleen graduated from FIU with her Master's in Occupational Therapy in 2011. She started working in the pediatric field performing evaluations and re evaluations in February 2013. She also worked per diem at a nursing home until 2014. In 2014, Kathleen joined the Early Steps Program performing evaluations and participating in occupational therapy consultations with Infant Toddler Developmental Specialists. She loves her work and getting to meet new families everyday creating plans that will help their children excel to reach their full potential. She also enjoys taking continuing education courses about Autism, Sensory Processing Disorders, Behavioral Management, and any new treatment approaches for different diagnoses. She is hardworking and dedicated to her career. She always makes sure to listen to what families want and create an intervention plan that is family-centered. On a personal note, Kathleen has a six year old daughter who enjoys going to the beach and playing outside. She is one of the biggest influences in her decision to enter the pediatric field.

Christine Luzuriaga, M.S., CCC-SLP
Christine is a certified and licensed Bilingual Speech- Language Pathologist. She holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech Language Hearing Association and a Florida state Speech-Language Pathology professional license. Christine attended Florida International University for both undergraduate and graduate studies, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences in 2010 and a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology with a bilingual emphasis in 2012. She also received a Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) from Kaplan University in 2014. She completed the coursework and experience requirements to sit for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) certification examination. Christine is a member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) and the Florida Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (FLASHA). She gained extensive experience working with pediatric and geriatric populations in home health care, private practice, and working in both charter and private schools. Christine has worked with clients of various etiologies, such as such as PDD/Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down Syndrome, Developmental Delay, Schizophrenia, Angelman Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome, Parkinson Disease, Alzheimer/Dementia, and Encephalitis. Her main areas of interest include pediatric speech and language delays, feeding disorders with infants and children, and childhood apraxia of speech (CAS). Christine has certifications in Picture Exchange Communication System (L1), Electrical Stimulation, Lee Silverman Voice Treatment, and Interactive Metronome. Her background in ABA involves early intervention in the areas of eating, skill acquisition, behavior reduction, and social skills. Christine is currently working towards obtaining the Listening and Spoken Language Specialist (LSLS) certification.

Charles Taffinder, M.S., CCC-SLP
Charles Taffinder graduated from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida in 2008 with a Master’s of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders. He holds a Certificate in Clinical Competence from the American Speech and Hearing Association, a Florida Department of Health licensure in Speech-Language Therapy, and a Professional Educator Certificate from the Florida Department of Education in Speech-Language Impaired K-12. He has worked extensively in the public schools, private clinics and home health settings.

Ana Cruz, COTA
Ana Cruz graduated from Keiser University with an Associate of Science in Occupational Therapist Assistant in 2012, with more than 4 years of experience in home health services, she has had many other opportunities to learn from children, both professionally and personally. Her professional interests include but are not limited to child development, transition, and evidence-based practice. Ana is currently pursuing her career into the next level and expecting to be working as an OT/R in the next year.

Lisandra Perez, COTA
Lisandra Perez COTA/L graduated in 2010 with an Associates in Occupational therapy from Keiser University. Shortly after graduating she was referred to BLC Therapeutic Resources II, Inc. and was excited to find a professional, motivated company that provides superior quality therapy and works as a team. Having a background in working with kids with her mom in school she knew the pediatric population was the perfect fit. Lisandra has experience with Hand Writing without Tears program, and NeuroNet program.

Camper Lainez, COTA
Camper A. Lainez is a certified COTA. He has worked in pediatrics for 4 years, working in private and school settings. Camper has a positive attitude and is good at motivating others to reach their potential. Camper’s goal is to help children of all ages with mental, physical, or social disability to independently carry out everyday tasks with more confidence and independence.

Giselle Lopez, COTA
Giselle graduated from Keiser University in February 2009. She enjoys working with the BLC Family as she has been able to carry out her career throughout the years. Giselle was born in Puerto Rico raised in Dominican Republic and she came to live to the USA when she was 14. She is happily married, has two beautiful kids. Her oldest child was diagnosed with ADHD. Every day is a struggle and learning experience, but she believes that special parents are rewarded with special children and she wouldn't change my child for nothing in this world. Giselle brings this same passion to her job as an Occupational Therapist and the interaction she has with her clients and the client’s family. For Giselle is it is truly an honor and a blessing to be part of a world of therapists that are able to help children with therapy intervention.

Suria Gutierrez, COTA
Suria Gutierrez was born in Havana, Cuba. She came to the United States of America 12 years ago. She has since then focused all her attention in growing in life and as a professional in what she loves the most help others". I graduated from a dental assistant program in 2006 and became a certified dental assistant in the same year. Four years later, she gave birth to her daughter which is the light of her life. However, one year later her daughter got diagnosed with Autism spectrum disorder. After much work and dedication Suria came to realize that working as an occupational therapist was her real vocation and there was nothing more that she wanted to do in life. Suria became a certified occupational assistant (COTA) in April 2015 from Keiser University. Since then, she have been working with kids and help them and their family to overcome limitations and strengthen abilities.

Maria Victoria Herrero, COTA
Maria Victoria Herrero was born in Argentina. She graduated from University of Buenos Aires with a Bachelor’s in Science of Education. Upon moving to Miami she has worked as an Early Childhood Education teacher for 7 years, where she gained experience in childhood development. In 2013, she obtained her Associate Degree in Occupational Therapy and was accepted in Barry University to complete the Master Degree in Occupational Therapy. Maria has been working with pediatric population extensively as teacher and Occupational Therapist Assistant, planning to finish the Master degree in March 2017 to continue growing in the pediatric field.

Awilda Finkle, COTA
Awilda is a Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant (COTA) in Florida. She was born in the Dominican Republic and moved to Miami, Florida in 2006. She graduated Miami-Dade College in 2012 with an Associate in Arts Degree and graduated Keiser University in 2014 with an Associate of Science in Occupational Therapy. Awilda has also obtained certifications as an Emergency Medical Technician and Certified Nursing Assistant. She has experience working with children with Cerebral Palsy, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and various developmental delays. She uses creative exercises to record progress with her patients and improve their deficits. Awilda lives in Miami Beach, has a son, and loves working with children.

Angie Mendoza, COTA
Angie after having studied to be a nursing auxiliary in Bogota Colombia in 2007, worked in several Clinics and Hospitals; She came to the U.S. and studied to obtain an Associate of Science in Occupational Therapy Assistant in 2016. Her authenticity and sweetness makes Angie an excellent professional to work in the Pediatric area. In addition, she is certified in kinesiotaping and physical agent modality.