Staff and teachers

Photo Name : Mrs Sulata Ajit
Designation : Director - Special Education. Sankalp - The Learning Centre

Education:- B.A. Psychology , B.Ed ( Special Education ) , Diploma in Learning Disability.

Mrs Sulata Ajit is the Founder Director of Sankalp since its inception in 1999.

She has been working in the area of Special Education since 1990 and has tutored children with various disabilities - children with mental challenges , Cerebral Palsy , ADHD , Learning Disability and Autism from Bombay and Chennai.

She has undertaken special projects in the school like planning out modified curriculum for children with ASD , Conducting in house workshops for the staff , as a guide in planning I.E.P, organizing Teacher Training on Autism and conducting workshops for Parents and Teachers on Autism.

Special Achievements and Awards:-

Received Vocational Services Award in 2007 from Rotary Mid West Club , Chennai.

Received the Title Padma Vidhyasagar from Padma Sarangapani Cultural Academy , Villivakkam , Chennai in the field of Special Education in 2008.

Mrs Sulata Ajit has attended various seminars and conferences in Learning Disabilities and Autism , presented papers in Autism at various seminars and conferences.

She has been faculty member for Autism Training Programme organized by Rehabilitation Council of India in institutions like NIEPMD , V - Excel , SPASTAN & SWABIMAN in Chennai.
Photo Name : Mrs Subhashini Rao
Designation : Founder Director - Administration. Sankalp - The Open School & The Learning Centre

Education:- M.A. in History

Mrs Subhashini Rao has 16 years of experience in the field of education.

She has organized Teaher Training Programme on Learning Disability & Autism , workshops for Teachers from Mainstream Schools on Learning Disability, workshop for siblings of Autistic children.

She has actively participated in organizing Interactive seminar for Sankalp staff and their spouses, two fund raising programme " Charity Lunch " for Corporate heads and number of talks by eminent people in the field of Learning Difficulties and Autism for parents.

Organized conference:- Learn 2010 on Inclusive Education by U.S.A , India specialist in the field of Special Education.

Special Achievements and Awards:-

Received Award from Rotary Club District Governor of Cuttak in 1982 for Odissi Dance Performance.

Also received Vocational Services Award in the year 2007 from Rotary Mid West Club , Chennai.

Recently received the Padma Vidhyasagar from Padma Sarangapani Cultural Academy , Villivakkam , Chennai - in the field of Special Education.

She also attended conferences and workshop on Learning Disability organized by Alpha to Omega Learning Centre.
Photo Name : Mrs Lakshmi Krishnakumar
Designation : Founder Director at Sankalp Open School

Psychologist , Accessor Trainer and Director of Academic Planning.

Education:- M.A ( Psychology ) , LD Training

Experience of 18 years inchildren with Learning Difficulty and in the areas of identification , Screening and Conducting psycho educational assessments , conducting seminars and workshops for teachers and educators on teaching methodology for handling children with " Learning Difficulty ".

Has won many recognitions for work with special children.
Photo Name : Dr.B.Balaji
Designation : M.O.Th - Head of Occupational Therapy Department

Education:- B.O.T. from TamilNadu Dr.M.G.R. Medical University ( Chennai )

M.O.Th ( Developmental Disabilities ) - from Bombay University ( Mumbai )

Mr.Balaji has worked as a Pediatric Occupational Therapist at a pediatric Therapy Clinic in Mumbai from October 2002 to October 2006.

He is presently working at Sankalp since June 2008 and is also attached to AMMA ( Childrens Hospital ) in Chennai.
Photo Name : Mrs Aley Thomas
Designation : Special Educationalist Teacher

Education:- M.Sc - B.E d

Ms Aley Thomas has been teaching with Sankalp Learning Centre for 6 years.

She worked as a warden for two years in a Womens Hostel

Hobbies:- Reading , Cooking and Gardening.
Photo Name : Ms Shegal Sophia.S
Designation : Special Educator - Sankalp Learning Centre

Education:- B.Sc Psychology from Womens Christian College during 2004 to 2007.
Diploma in Special Education ( ASD - Autism Spectrum Disorder ) from V - Excel Educational Trust , Mandavelli during 2007 - 2008.
B.Ed in Special Education from TamilNadu Open University from 2008 to 2010.

Ms Sophia has been working with Sankalp Learning Centre from June 2008 till date.

Hobbies:- Stamp and Coin Collection , Drawing , Painting and Singing.
Photo Name : N.Kothai Natchiar
Designation : Clinical Occupational Therapist

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy ( B.O.T. ) from Kovai Medical Centre and Hospital ( affiliated to TamilNadu Dr.M.G.R. Medical University).

M.Sc Psychology from University of Madras


Ms Kothai has worked as a Clinical Occupational Therapist at V - Excel Educational Trust from 2008 to 2009.

She has worked as a Clinical Occupational Therapist at Prathiksha Therapy Centre from 2009 to 2010.

She is presently working as a Clinical Occupational Therapist in Sankalp from July 2010 till date.


Photo Name : T.Mageswari
Designation : Clinical Occupational Therapist

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy ( B.O.T. ) from Saveetha College of Occupational Therapy ( affiliated to TamilNadu Dr.M.G.R.Medical University )

Ms Mageswari has been working with Sankalp as Clinical Occupational Therapist from June 18th 2010 till date.
Photo Name : Raisa.S.Kumar
Designation : Clinical Occupational Therapist

Education:- Bachelor of Occupational Therapy ( B.O.T.) from Saveetha College of Occupational Therapy.

Ms Raisa has worked in Vee - Excel as an Occupational Therapist from May 2008 to April 2009.

She is presently working with Sankalp as an Occupational Therapist from November 2009 till date.

Photo Name : D.Revathi
Designation : Clinical Occupational Therapist

Education:- Bachelor of Occupational Therapy ( B.O.T. )from Saveetha College of Occupational Therapy ( affiliated to Dr.M.G.R.University , TamilNadu ).

Ms Revathi has worked as a Occupational Therapist at V - Excel Educational Trust , Mandeveli.

Presently she is working as a Occupational Therapist in Sankalp - The Learning Centre and The Open School from September 2009 till date.



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