Our Team

K G Dhanesh

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Our Principal, Mr. K G. Dhanesh is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist by profession and renowned Family Therapist. He has done his M.phil in Clinical Psychology from Sri Rama Chandra Medical Univerity, Chennai and has more than 8 years of experience in the field of Disability Rehabilitation. He has Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, CBT, Family therapy, Hypnotherapy as special interests in clinical practice and joined with team KESAC since August 2013.

Research

  • Currently doing a research project as part of PhD in Psychology titled 'Efficacy of Behavior Technology in the enhancement of Marital Adjustment among parents of Children with Disabilities.
  • Completed a Research Project as part of PG Diploma in Bioststistics titled 'A Study on level of Intelligence and Social Quotient among children with Autism Spectrum Disorders'.
  • Completed a Research Project as part of M.Phil in Clinical Psychology titled 'A Comparative Study of Emotional Intelligence, Quality of Life, Coping and Self-Esteem between Patients with Vitiligo and Eczema'.

  • Our Consultants


    Dr. K.R. Maalathi

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    Dr. K.R.Maalathi has been in the field of education; teaching, mentoring, curriculum designing, advising, setting up and managing schools for the past 2 decades.

    Maalathi possesses doctorate in early childhood education and teaching from University of Madras, Masters in Educational Leadership & Curriculum development from University of Cincinnati USA, an International Masters diploma for Training teachers from University of Cambridge, M Phil in Education University of Madras and Masters in Economics.

    She has been the Principal and CEO of International Schools and also on the selection board for interviews of principals and teachers of prestigious schools in India and abroad. Currently she is the CEO of Auuro Educational Services, Educational Advisor to Bhavan’s Public School in Doha, Qatar and advisory board member of Quid-e-millet college in Chennai. Maalathi has been campaigning for the upliftment of rural schools and enhancing the standards of education delivered to rural children across India. The Kindergarten programme “Happy Tots’ a brain child of Maalathi, has touched the lives of more than 10000 children across India. So far Maalathi has trained around 2500 kindergarten teachers across India.

    Maalathi , has also authored kindergarten and primary class text books for various publishers. She is also been conducting Leadership workshops for school Principals, administrators and coordinators in New Delhi and Chennai apart from conducting professional development for training teachers through various workshops. She has trained more than 1000 teachers on the CBSE’s new initiative on CCE.

    As an educator and a strong advocate of welfare of children in the country Maalathi had been conducting parenting workshops across India. She strongly believes that happy children can be raised only through happy parents, so she is spreading the art of parenting through workshops, seminars, video conferencing, monthly video magazines( this is meant for women in the rural areas through an NGO), through talk shows in TV and in Radio’s. So far over 10000 parents ( across India ,over 4 years ) have benefited from these sessions. In a recent session she has addressed around 700 parents from various states in India about the power of positive parenting at IIT, Mumbai.

    Dr. P.K.Partheeban


    Name
    Dr.P.K.Partheeban
    Date of Birth
    19.01.1981
    Qualification
    B.S.M.S (Bachelor of Siddha Medicine & Surgery) Govt.Siddha medical College, Chennai (The Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R, Medical University) Five and half years duration.
    Three year course on “curative education and social therapy”, organized and conducted by camphill community- Aberdeen in association with Aberdeen university,scotland
    Best Doctor award
    Recipient of Best Doctor award by Dr. M M.G.R.Medical university,chennai conferred on April 2nd,2012

    Residential Address B, seela villa apartments,Venkateswara nagar, Kottivakkam Chennai-600041.
    Current Designation  Director, Swabhimaan-Holistic Solutions for Autism,Chennai.
    Consultant, Chettinad srihari vikasam, An inclusive school, Chennai
    Consultant, K.E.Safiya autism centre, Mahe, Kerala
    Additional qualifications
    • course on “Autism and child psychology” from Goetheanum institute of Anthroposophy medicine, dornach, Switzerland
    • Certificate holder of “HANDLE approach” (A neuro stimulant technique for children with autism) from Handle institute, Washington, USA.
    • Certificate on teaching communication for children with autism through VBA (Principles of Verbal behavior application)
    Papers presented
    • Paper on “Autism and Diet” presented at child trust hospital, Nov’2005
    • Paper on “Holistic approach on Autism” presented at Sankalp School for autistic children Dec’2005
    • Paper on “Autism understanding and unraveling” presented in Pediatricians confederation at Nagercoil, Tamilnadu
    • Paper on “Autism and Behavior regulation” presented at Tropical health foundation of India” at Guruvayoor Jun’07
    • Paper presented on “Autism-understanding and unraveling” at Central council of research in Ayurveda and Siddha (CCRAS), Chennai on Feb ’08.
    Seminars conducted
    • Conducted a workshop on “Yoga for Autism” for Parents and Teachers of autistic children on 1st Apr’07 at Chennai
    • Conducted “National seminar on medical intervention for autism” on November 1 & 2 of 2008 at Anna University, Chennai.
    • Conducted one day seminar about “Autism in India” at Miot College of nursing, miot hospitals, Chennai on august 24th, 2009.
    • Conducted two days of “yoga for Autism” workshop for teacher, therapists and doctors in shristi special academy, Bangalore on June 20,21st, 2010.
    • Attended “National consultative workshop on Autism” conducted by WHO and govt of India on 9-10,nov,2011, newdelhi as state invitee and spoke about the policies to be followed about Autism in country for next 5 year plan
    • Conducted “yoga as a therapy for Autism Spectrum Autism” on Jan 21st,2012 organised by Dept. Of AYUSH and ASHA( Academy for severely handicapped and Autism), bangalore


    Our Therapists


    ATHUL DAS - Physiotherapist

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    Mr. Athul Das graduated in Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT) from UCA College of Paramedical Sciences Chennai affiliated to Dr MGR medical university, Tamil Nadu.

    Working Experience
  • Physiotherapist in Dept. of Physiotherapy at KESAC Since 11th March, 2013.
  • 5 months from passion physiotherapy Clinic, Chennai.
  • He has completed Internship training from Govt Stanley Medical College, Chennai, Madras Medical Mission & CSI Kalyani hospital, Chennai.
  • Providing a high standard of physiotherapy service to patients.
  • Practiced effective physiotherapies for improving body movements and strengthening muscles of the patients.
  • Monitored and evaluated treatments to measure the progress and ensure effectiveness of the intervention.
  • Organizing & prioritizing own workload & delegating responsibilities
  • Accordingly supervising and teaching recently qualified special educators & care givers.
  • Working with neurological and multi-pathology, orthopedic, cardio-respiratory patients




  • Ms. Ambali P - Clinical Psychologist

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    Ms. Ambili P. had graduated with M Sc (Clinical Psychology) from Prajyoti Niketan College, Pudukkad under University of Calicut. She has completed her M Phil in Learning Disabilities from Karyavattom Campus of Kerala University. She has worked as consultant psychologist at Sanjeevani Mental Health Clinic, Vatakara since 2008 to 2013 and as Lecturer in Psychology at SN College Vatakara from January- 2015 to September- 2016. She has joined with team KESAC since 5th September, 2016 as Clinical Psychologist






    Ms. Dhanasree N. K. - Audiologist and Speech Language Pathologist

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    Ms. Dhanasree has graduated with Bachelors in Audiology and Speech Language Pathology (BASLP) from AWH Special College, Calicut and has done her Masters in Audiology and Speech Language Pathology (MASLP) from Mar Thoma college of speech and hearing, Kasaragod, affiliated to Kerala university of allied health sciences.

    Experience with KESAC as Audiologist and Speech Language Pathologist since 2 years and 2 months., Well Care Institute of Speech and Hearing (WISH) for 1 Year 2 Months (22nd December 2010- 13 February 2012)

  • Research Topic: Audiometric Thresholds among school and college going students


  • Ms. Anitha Tom - Occupational Therapist

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    Ms. Anitha Tom has completed Bachelor of Occupational therapy from KMCH college of Occupational Therapy, Coimbatore affiliated to Dr M G R Medical University Chennai. She is a membership holder of all India occupational therapy association, and certified in Kinesio Tapping. She Worked in rehabilitation institute for cognitively and communicatively challenged (RICCCH), Malapuram for a year and currently working with KESAC since 2014 May. Her Personal interest lies in sensory integration therapy and developmental therapy. She has attended numerous seminars and workshops with national and international importance.


    Ms. Sruthi Maviloth - Audiologist and Speech Language Pathologist

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    Ms. Sruthi Maviloth has graduated with Bachelors in Audiology and Speech Language Pathology (BASLP) from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, affiliated to Manipal University. She is associated with KESAC since 2 years

    Research Topics: Perception of Emotional Expressions With and Without a Social Context on 45th ISHACON Chennai in 2013, Communication related working memory deficits: does the decline begin as early as the fourth decade of life? on 46th ISHACON Kochi in 2014.




    Therapy Assistants

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    Ms Midhuna
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    Ms Sruthi KP




    Special Educators

    Ms. Keerthana

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    Ms. Keerthana has done her Diploma in Special Education (Mental Retardation) from KVM College of special education, Cherthala, Alappuzha affiliated to IGNOU in 2013. Experience with KESAC as special educator since 1st June 2013. During her experience, she achieved to manage different type disabilities like cerebral palsy, autism and mental retardation etc.





    Mr. Muhammed Sabith K K

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    Mr Muhammed Sabith has done his Diploma in Special Education (Autism Spectrum Disorder) from MICS, Kottackal affiliated to NIEPMD, Chennai. He worked in Good Hope special school Manjeri, Malapuram for 2 years as assistant special Educator and currently working with KESAC since April,2016. During his experience, he achieved to manage different type disabilities like cerebral palsy, autism and mental retardation etc.






    Ms. Reshma

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    Ms. Reshma has done her Diploma in Special Education (Autism Spectrum Disorder) from KVM College of special education, Cherthala, Alappuzha, affiliated to NIPMD, Chennai. She associated with KESAC since 2 year. She experienced to handling children with different kinds of disabilities.





    Ms. Neethu

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    Ms. Neethu Dinesh has done her Diploma in Special Education (Autism Spectrum Disorder) from MICS, Kottackal affiliated to NIPMD, Chennai. She associated with KESAC since 1 year. During her experience, she achieved to manage different type disabilities like cerebral palsy, autism and mental retardation etc.





    Mr. Sharjas Raheem

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    Ms. Sharjas Raheem has done his Diploma in Special Education (Mental Retardation) from RSMH Teacher Training Institute; Calicut affiliated to NIMH in 2016. Handling children in KESAC since 2nd June 2016.






    Ms. Jesna John

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    Ms. Jesna John has done her Diploma in Special Education (Mental Retardation) at Govt Special TTC Centre, Kasaragod under NIMH. Secandarabad. She has joined in the department of Special Education, KESAC since 16th August, 2016.






    Ms. Rameesa Cheruvath

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    Ms. Rameesa Cheruvath has done her Diploma in Special Education (Mental Retardation) from RSMH Teacher Training Institute; Calicut affiliated to NIMH, Secunderabad. She has joined in the department of Special Education, KESAC since 15th August, 2016.






    Ameer Ali

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    Mr. Ameer Ali has done his Diploma in Special Education (Mental Retardation) Govt Special TTC Centre, Parappanangadi under NIMH. Secandarabad. He has joined in the department of Special Education, KESAC since September, 2016.





    Ms. Shoba

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    Ms. Shoba has graduated with Diploma in Community Based Rehabilitation from AWH College of Special Education, Feroke. Six months experience as a special educator in Buds Special School, Onchyam and an experience with KESAC as special educator since 4 year by handling students with various disabilities.






    Ms. Suma

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    Ms. Suma is has professionally qualified vocational instructor working under Department Of Vocational Education. Training provided for various productive vocational activities. She associated with KESAC since 3 year.






    Ms. Sariga Sadanandan

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    Ms. Sariga Sadanandan​ ​has done ​her Diploma in Special Education (Autism Spectrum Disorder) from MICS, Kottackal affiliated to NIEPMD, Chennai. ​She has joined with the dept. of Special education, KESAC since ​April,2016.

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    Sreekala P
    Accounts Officer
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    Praveena K K
    Receptionist
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    Rajeendran
    Office Assistance
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    Shamil Shamsuddin
    Office Assistant
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    Preetha C
    Care Takers
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    Rajani P
    Care Takers
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    Rejula Moli
    Care Takers
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    Shahidha E P
    Care Takers
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    Anupama V
    House Keeping Staff
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    Baby N
    House Keeping Staff
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    Nisha P.P
    House Keeping Staff
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    Sasikala K
    House Keeping Staff