Dr Niranjan Hiranandani is the past President of the Hyderabad (Sind) National Collegiate Board, Mumbai, which manages 22 educational institutions including schools, polytechnics, degree and post-graduate colleges. A real estate billionaire entrepreneur, he is the President of the apex industry body, ASSOCHAM (The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India).Read More
Dr Henal Shah is a Professor (Additional) in the department of Psychiatry at Nair Charitable Hospital, Mumbai and part of the team that runs services for child and adolescent health, including clinics for Specific Learning Disorder, Autism and School Mental Health.Read More
Dr Mahesh Balsekar has been in practice since 1985, and is Senior Consultant at SRCC Children’s Hospital and is Consultant at the Paediatrics Department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre, and at Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai. Assessment of critically ill children and handling of high-risk neonate pregnancy, which can lead to intellectual and developmental challenges, is his specialty.Read More
Dr Archana Nayar, MBBS, Master's in Public Health, is the Founder Director of Autism Centre for Excellence (ACE), Delhi, and The Special Child Trust (TSCT). As a parent of a child with autism, she experienced the gaps in India for children with special needs compared to services available globally.
Dr Meghna Basu Thakur is the Head of Department of Psychology at R. D. National College, Mumbai. She holds a Ph.D in Psychology from University of Mumbai and a Bachelor of Law (LLB) and Management Studies from NMIMS. She loves working with differently abled students and is passionate about their inclusion. She has published 25 research papers in well-known national and international journals and books.Read More
Dr Bindiya Hassaram has a Ph.D in Multicultural Special Education from the University of Texas at Austin and is the founder of learningdifferently.in. She held the position of Middle/High School Learning Coach at the American School of Bombay, India and is current faculty at the Gateway School of Mumbai.Read More