About Drishti

Drishti is a professional organization that has been serving mainstream schools as well as the special education needs population since 1994.We strongly believe in the philosophy of Inclusive Education.

A team of highly qualified and well trained psychologists, special educators and other therapists utilize robust systems and processes to deliver services that are constantly monitored for expected outcomes. Our services include psycho-educational assessments, diagnostics, therapies,school counselling and remedial education.

Drishti is one (of two) recognized agencies in Maharashtra state by ICSE board for Psycho-Educational (LD/ADHD) assessments. Our reports are also accepted by all other educational boards- CBSE, CIE, IGCSE, IB.

DIRECTOR
DR. SMITA DESAI


Ph.D in Educational Psychology from Mumbai University

M.Ed degree credits in Special Education

THE DIRECTOR’S MESSAGE

Drishti is empowered by 40 professionals, mostly women. She has worked extensively in the field of Psychology and Special Education since 1986. Her profile of work includes psychological and educational assessments, Special Education (Learning Disabilities) & Behaviour therapy across the developmental span of childhood and adolescence. She is also engaged in teacher training, parent awareness, and student enrichment programs. Research papers in the relevant field have been presented at various National seminars and at International seminars at Singapore, Beijing & South Africa. She is currently the Hon. Secretary (2012-15; 2015-18) of the Bombay Psychological Association, Mumbai.

Dr. Desai, with her team at Drishti, looks forward to increasingly devoting her experience & expertise to quality education programs for children all across the country with Special Education Needs at affordable costs. Online and other teacher and parent training programs are all geared towards that goal.

VISION

A Social enterprise striving to impact mental health of each and every child in the school environment across different regional locations. Partnering with dedicated professionals and enabled by technology we aim to scale to make difference.


CORE PURPOSE

Creating a significant social impact by enhancing well being of children and their families, and feeling great about it!


CORE VALUES

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Ethical by choice

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Genuine interest in all that we do

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To serve with integrity

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Learning and evolving constantly

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Unity in thought and action

THE DRISHTI TEAM

Psychology Department

Team description – A budding team of dedicated and empathetic psychologists skilled in clinical assessments and counselling, who aim to be an intrinsic tool to a child with the aid of which he/she is able to positively reshape every emotional and behavioral challenges in life with utmost ease.

Special Education Department

An experienced group of nurturing educators who help each child with special education needs with unconditional positive regard, endless patience and innovative methodologies. They deal with the complexities of their academic difficulties with greater ease and assist the child in strategically carving a niche in their specific area of excellence.

Administrative Department

A disciplinary group which works solely for the benefits of both the organization and the people it serves through a structured procedure of scheduling, inquiries, and providing support for all operations so that there exists a harmonious and balanced system.

Sales and Marketing Department

The marketing team comprises of smart, outgoing individuals who along with their out-of-the-box thinking, smart strategies and will-do-it attitude, vows to make the organization no less than the best.

Training & Development Department

An experienced team of sharp researchers, who, through their rigorous schedules of continuous studies and surveys take up the responsibility to reach out to individuals and provide them with professional training on mental health. The team also provides training in the area of skill development, cutting across various age groups.