Ms. Ruma Chaturvedi (C.S.,L.L.B) Director, Pushpa Khanna Memorial Centre, being a mother of a special child herself, she trained herself in the field of special education and pioneered the task of bringing the best international practices to Kanpur. She is a certified PEERS social skill trainer and a certified Autism Movement Therapy trainer and is also trained to use brain gym techniques for children with attention and hyperactivity issues."
Our Technical collaboration partner for Special Education wing is Ms. Veena Basu, who is also running an independent multidisciplinary center called BVerve - Brain Vitality for all. Since 1996 in Mumbai. She has over 25 years of experience as a special education teacher in America and in India. She has a Post Graduate Diploma in Teaching the Multiply Handicapped from Bombay University, and a Masters in Science, Special Education- Learning Disability from Syracuse University, New York, USA. She has completed a one year program in Narrative therapy from Adelaide; Australia.
Dr. Saima Wasti (M.O.Th,(Neuroscience), FAOT-NR) is a Neuro Occupational therapist from Seth.G.S.Medical College and KEMH, Mumbai, Fellow in Advance Occupational therapy Neurorehabilitation and an International Coach Federation accredited NLP Practitioner and Coach. She holds a special interest in Developmental Paediatrics, Mental Health of Neurotypicals and Neurodiverse individuals, Assistive Technology, and Cognitive Rehabilitation.
Dr. Rupesh Kumar is a Speech, Language, and Swallowing Therapist with a Bachelor's degree in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (BASLP) from the Ali Yavar Jung National Institute for Speech and Hearing Disability (Divyangajan), Mumbai, and a Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology (MSc. SLP) from TNMC and BYL Ch. Hospital, Mumbai. He is a passionate Speech-Language Pathologist who works with an organized approach to gain expertise in the field of speech-language pathology, with an emphasis on a holistic assessment and rehabilitation approach. He aims to provide the highest quality of work by following evidence-based practice in clinical management. Dr. Kumar specializes in the study and treatment of communication disorders, voice disorders, and feeding issues in children as a Pediatric SLP.