Having qualified as an Occupational Therapist in 1974, Chuki has practiced as a Paediatric Occupational Therapist since 1975, with many years’ experience working with both physically handicapped children as well as those with developmental and learning delays. Chuki is also a qualified Neuro Developmental Therapist and Sensory Integration Therapist, further equipping her to work with children and their challenges. Prior to working in private practice for the past 20 years, she worked for extended periods at schools catering for children with special needs, namely Vista Nova School, Rondebosch and Saplings Hebrew Remedial Pre-Primary, Vredehoek, Cape Town.  She also acted as a locum at the Paarl School, Brackenfell and Tafelberg Remedial School, Sea Point and has served as a member of De Hoop Primary School Governing Body for 8 years in various capacities (member, vice-chair and chairperson).