About Us

Your Life’s Work Powered by Our Vision

A Message from Our Team

As a diverse team comprising speech-language pathologists, technology experts, and designers, we specialize in providing exceptional teletherapy services and innovative speech therapy programs for children. Our mission is to empower professionals, teachers, and parents to excel in delivering top-notch special needs and disability services through the use of cutting-edge technology. 

Working closely with distinguished thought leaders, our professional team helps you stay ahead of changing educational landscapes and build on clinical expertise. We provide you with the highest-quality courses and learning experiences.

"Created With Passion. Delivered With Purpose"

Our Background

XceptionalLEARNING, led by a team with decades of experience in special education, speech therapy, ABA therapy, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, Quality Applied Behavioural Therapy, Developmental therapy, online education, and information technology, passionately believes in the potent fusion of technology and resources. Focusing on Individualized Special Education Programs, our commitment is to deliver personalized interventions tailored to the unique needs of individuals. This approach aims to cultivate positive outcomes for both practitioners and the individuals they support. 

We are committed to supporting the special education professionals who have dedicated their lives to empowering children with special needs to reach their potential in life. 

We aim to enhance our marketplace with advanced tools and features that will empower special education professionals and clinicians to have the best possible experience. 

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Our Vision

To be the preferred solution partner in the special education domain by delivering best-in-class tools and resources that constantly meet the dynamic needs of the industry.

Our Mission

To support special education teachers, therapists, clinicians, schools, and rehabilitation centers with affordable, best-in-class advanced tools, including teletherapy, professional development resources, and client/content management.

To empower caretakers and advocates of persons with special needs to access affordable tools, technology, and talent for improving therapy and learning outcomes for their wards.

To impact the world by bringing global best-practices in SLP, autism, and special education to the developing world with the support of our technology platform and tools.

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Executive Leadership

Pradeesh Thomas
Pradeesh Thomas

Founder and President - US

Pradeesh Thomas

Pradeesh Thomas serves as the founder and President of XceptionalLEARNING, based in the USA. He brings 20+ years of experience in creating and scaling educational and healthcare companies in the Special Education & Autism fields. Before venturing into XceptionaLEARNING, Pradeesh Thomas was the founder and CEO of AlphaVista Services Inc., a California based special education company. Pradeesh led AlphaVista for 10+ years and built a company that includes 200+ clinicians, serving 50+ school districts in California, and supports 10,000+ students. This company became part of the Stepping Stone Group to create the largest school-based special education service companies in the United States. He is also an active investor in the fields of education, healthcare, and technology.

Dr. Jino Arushi
Dr. Jino Arushi

Founder & CEO - India, Middle East

Dr. Jino Arushi

An established practitioner in audio-vestibular clinics, Dr. Jino began his career serving persons with disabilities, managing multiple speech therapy and audiology clinics, and guiding professionals at rehabilitation centers. His passion for education and advancement also has roots in his service as a lecturer at a Government Medical College in Kerala, India. Jino has over 20 years of multifaceted experience in clinical service, administration, and investment. An enthusiast in research, development, and healthcare, he was also the co-founder and former COO of a popular multi-speciality hospital in the Middle East. Currently residing in Canada, operating in India and the Middle East for digitalizing therapy and learning in rehab.

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Francis Xavier

Director - Research & Development

Francis Xavier

With over 32 years of experience as a Design and Innovation expert, Francis has an impressive track record of creating software products tailored for the education sector. Successfully managed and coordinated high-profile projects across diverse locations, from conceptualization to final delivery. Expertise includes solution design, integration, and team collaboration. Outstanding system design abilities and a thorough knowledge of software engineering processes. A passionate and enthusiastic leader who embraces change and consistently discovers innovative solutions. Dedicated to leveraging the expertise to drive success in the Education software sector and thrive in collaborative environments.

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Dominic John

Director of Engineering

Dominic John

25 years of experience in projects and product life-cycles, including initiation and proposals, architectural and UI designs, QA, delivery, business liaison and stakeholder management, post-implementation review, and project closeout and handover. Hands-on experience in the design, development, and implementation of various client-server, mobile, and web-based applications, which include software for Banks, Media, Educational Institutions, Construction Companies, Trading Companies, Travel Agencies, Accounting software, etc.

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Dr Sujata Radhakrishnan

Administrative Officer

Dr Sujata Radhakrishnan

Experienced Officer with a proven track record of overseeing safety initiatives, effectively implementing and managing safety programs to ensure compliance with regulatory norms. Skilled at conducting surveys, monitoring operations and providing comprehensive training and directives to establish and maintian a secure operational environment. Accomplished in conducting risk evaluations, executing audits, and promoting collaboration across diverse teams in the field of radiological research and safety and ensuring the responsible management and disposal of radioactive materials.

P.V. Prakasan
P.V. Prakasan

Chief Business Officer

P.V. Prakasan

A dynamic, result oriented Sales & Marketing Professional with an enriching experience across a spectrum of functions in the Healthcare Industry. He is adept at mentoring and driving a team to realize the value and market share objectives of an organization. Possesses rich exposure in handling both Chronic & Acute Therapy portfolios of leading healthcare companies and building successful brands through innovative strategies and meticulous execution. Has expertise in launch of new businesses, manpower expansion, innovation in training and motivating teams to achieve desired goals.

Operations Leadership

Brilliant Maria Anto
Brilliant Maria Anto

Operations Lead - India, Middle East

Brilliant Maria Anto

Brilliant Maria Anto’s eclectic roots in Social Work (MSW) combined with Literature and Mass Communication fuels her passion for fostering collaboration and synergy between clinical and educational goals within our technology and services industry. In her voyage with the organization from its beginning, her interest in IT, client management, special needs rehabilitation and training pays off as she thrives in supporting our team with tenacious operational coordination and administrative support, for the dream of building a revolutionary solution and exceptional team.

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Ashla Lucy

SMM & CRM Executive

Ashla Lucy

Ashla is a graduate with a bachelor’s in business administration, specialising in marketing. She has diverse experience in digital operations, which includes digital marketing and website development. At XceptionalLEARNING, she works as the Customer and Social Media Executive and ensures that the social media and digital presence of the company remain intact.

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Rakshitha S, MASLP

Senior Product Specialist - SLP

Rakshitha S, MASLP

Rakshitha holds a postgraduate degree in audiology and speech-language pathology and is a gold medalist from Mangalore University. A certified professional with RCI and ISHA registration, her work experience began as a paediatric audiologist and deglutologist in one of the hospitals in Mysore. She has also worked as a speech-language pathologist in a clinical setting, performing various language, voice, fluency, and articulation assessments, therapy sessions, and counselling both online and offline.

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Jinson Alias

Senior Product Specialist - SpEd

Jinson Alias

Jinson Alias is a Consultant Psychologist and Special Educator with an MSc in Psychology and a BEd in Special Education. Currently, he serves as a Product Specialist Special Educator at XceptionalLEARNING. Jinson’s expertise extends beyond his role; he actively trains special educators in digital teaching and heads the content development team. He excels in creating engaging digital teaching content for children with special needs, bridging education and technology for innovative solutions.

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Vysakh Thankachan

Content Development Incharge SpEd

Vysakh Thankachan

Vysakh, a creative and artistic Special Educator with seven years of experience in speech and education rehab, works for XceptionalLEARNING as the digital content creator for rehab therapy. His experience also includes working with SLP specialists for individualised educational programs. He has an easy approach to making clients comfortable in therapy and is also in charge of therapy content development.

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Anoop Kumar T V

Software Senior Manager

Anoop Kumar T V

With over 12 years of hands-on experience in web development, Anoop is a seasoned professional in the field. Holding a postgraduate degree in Information Technology, he has excelled in various roles across different companies, showcasing his versatility. Anoop’s expertise spans both frontend and backend development, making him a well-rounded and proficient developer. His dedication to staying updated with industry trends and commitment to delivering high-quality solutions sets him apart.

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Misfer M

Senior Developer

Misfer M

With over 9 years of experience, Misfer excel in web and mobile app development, crafting efficient solutions using a range of technologies. His expertise lies in creating seamless user experiences and robust backend systems.

Ajai Joseph P.
Ajai Joseph P

Junior Developer

Ajai Joseph P

Ajai Joseph P is a Flutter Developer and a Bachelor’s degree graduate in Computer Science and Engineering. Ajai’s commitment to delivering excellence in software development is reflected in the quality and functionality of the apps he has contributed to. As a graduate in Computer Science and Engineering, Ajai brings a solid foundation of technical knowledge to his work, enabling him to tackle complex challenges with precision and creativity. With a strong passion for mobile app development, Ajai has become a valuable asset to our team.

Alwin Abraham
Alwin Abraham

Junior Developer

Alwin Abraham

Alwin Abraham, our skilled MERN stack web developer at XceptionalLearningIndia, creates user-focused web solutions. He’s a key driver of our mission for cutting-edge web apps, excelling in user-friendly design tailored to clients. With a passion for tech and commitment to innovation, Alwin keeps us at the forefront. His expertise ensures top-tier user experiences, upholding our web development excellence.

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Muhammed Bilal A

Junior Developer

Muhammed Bilal A

He is a highly motivated Mobile Application Developer at XceptionalLEARNING, with a strong foundation in Computer Hardware Engineering. Armed with a diploma, Bilal possesses unique technical knowledge and programming skills, making him an invaluable asset to the team. Specializing in Flutter, Bilal crafts innovative mobile applications that combine functionality and user-friendly interfaces, ensuring exceptional user experiences. With a passion for technology and a dedication to continuous learning, Bilal is poised to make significant contributions to mobile app development.

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Krishnanjali A R

Administrative Assistant

Krishnanjali A R

She is a postgraduate in History and she is currently pursuing master degree program in Public Administration from IGNOU. She have more than three years experience in Educational sector. She had teaching experience in degree level in MGU ktym affiliated colleges. Also she had expert experience in administration and managerial field in Educational institution. She is a multitasker expertise in HR related activities and secretarial works.

AKHIL ANIL
Akhil Anil

Junior Graphic Designer

Akhil Anil

Akhil Anil is a diligent individual with a 10th-grade education and a Diploma in Graphics Design and Video Editing. He brings a valuable combination of skills and experience to the table. Akhil has accumulated two years of hands-on experience in videography and photography, where he started as a light boy and grew in proficiency. Furthermore, he has honed his talents during a four-month stint as a graphics designer in a printing shop. Akhil’s dedication and skill set make him a promising candidate for roles that require expertise in graphics design and video editing.

Mohamed Shamil
Mohamed Shamil

Junior Developer

Mohamed Shamil

Mohamed Shamil, a talented full stack developer and graduate with a passion for crafting robust and efficient web applications. Known for his keen eye for detail and innovative approach, Shamil plays a crucial role in developing solutions that not only meet client needs but also exceed industry standards. His dedication to continuous improvement and collaborative spirit significantly enhances the overall effectiveness of our development projects.

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SAHEER MOIDU M

Gaming Content Developer

SAHEER MOIDU M


Saheer Moidu is a dynamic professional with a passion for 3D design and animation. Boasting proficiency in Adobe tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, and After Effects, as well as expertise in 3D software like Blender, Unreal Engine, and 3D Max Studio, Saheer excels in character modeling, rigging, and animation. With a solid foundation gained during two years as a freelancer, he contributed significantly to various 3D architecture visualization projects, showcasing his technical prowess and commitment to excellence. Saheer aims to further hone his skills while making a meaningful impact in the industry.

KOCHURANI SCARIA
KOCHURANI SCARIA

Client Service Coordinator

KOCHURANI SCARIA

Kochurani Scaria, a dedicated Client Services Coordinator at Angels Village, oversees the coordination of the Early Intervention and Therapy Centre. With a Teacher Training certification in Economics and a PGDCA background, Kochurani brings a unique blend of educational expertise. As a devoted mother of two, she is driven by nurturing knowledge and awareness in her children and the community.

JASMINE JOSEPH
JASMINE JOSEPH

Senior Product Specialist - OT

JASMINE JOSEPH

Jasmine graduated with a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy degree from Kovai Medical Centre and Hospital Coimbatore. She has 8 years of rich experience in premier tertiary care hospitals and child development centres. Her area of interest is treating developmental disabilities.

ALBIN SAKARIA PHILIP
ALBIN SAKRIA

Junior Product Specialist - OT

ALBIN SAKRIA

Albin, is a graduate with bachelor of occupational therapy (BOT) degree. At XceptionalLEARNING, he works as a paediatric occupational therapist who helps and provide treatment to children meet developmental milestones, overcome sensory challenges and improve self care, play and self regulation skills.

VEENA LAKSHMI
VEENA LAKSHMI

Liaison Officer

VEENA LAKSHMI

Veena is a graduate with Bachelor’s in Instrumentation Engineering with 9+ years of experience in Project management. She has wide experience in Railway Signalling operations which includes Project Management and deliveries.She is known for her collaborative skills, stakeholder engagement and communication. At XceptionalLEARNING, as a liaison officer, she establishes connection between various teams and coordinates to ensure the smooth flow of activities at the organisation.

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AKHILA KG

Special Educator (HI)

AKHILA KG

Akhila Rajeev is our special educator who also holds a degree in BA literature. She has 10years of experience in speech and education rehabilitation. Her experience includes working with SLP specialists as well. She predominantly worked in pediatric setup. She is an expert in handling children with ASD, HI and ID. She is very good at building a rapport with all her team members for effective team work.

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ARYAMOL M M

Physiotherapist

ARYAMOL M M

Aryamol M M , our physiotherapist is a graduate in bachelors of physiotherapy from Rajeev Gandhi University.
She began her career in working in pediatric rehabilitation setting. Her areas of expertise includes handling children with cerebral palsy, toe walking, rickets, Global developmental delay. She has reasonable skills in providing advice and treatment to her patients and are good at keeping a good relations with her clients and her team members as well.

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ANN MARY JOSE

Special Educator

ANN MARY JOSE

Annmary jose, special educator with 4 years experience in special education, she has started her carrier in pediatric clinical settings. Her areas of experts includes handling children in ASD, ID, LD. She has an easy approach to making clients comfortable in therapy.

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BINOY BENNY

SEO & Website Manager

BINOY BENNY

Binoy holds a post graduate degree in computer applications (MCA) and has 5+ years of experience in SEO. Previously Worked as SEO Specialist. At XceptionalLearning he works as SEO & Website Manager. Main Key Responsibilities include company Website Management, improve overall site organic traffic & performance.

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SHIJOY AC

Hardware Service Technician

SHIJOY AC

With an impressive 27 years in mobile mechanics, Shijoy embodies seasoned expertise. His commitment to excellence and adaptability in automotive technology sets him apart. Clients trust his reliable service, benefitting from a wealth of knowledge that ensures vehicles run smoothly. Cheers to Shijoy’s continued success in the ever-evolving automotive landscape!

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KAVYA S KUMAR

Junior Product Specialist SLP

KAVYA S KUMAR

Kavya, a distinguished graduate from Kerala University of Health Science (KUHS), possesses a bachelor’s degree in audiology and speech-language pathology and is a certified professional with a valid RCI license. With a proven track record of achieving results, she demonstrates proficiency in fostering collaboration within multidisciplinary case management teams.

ASWATHY V
ASWATHY V

QA Trainee

ASWATHY V

Aswathy holds a postgraduate degree in MCA from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. Did a course in both manual and Automation testing. She is a QA trainee at XceptionalLEARNING, who tests the functionality and usability of the system to ensure it is bug free. Reporting and documenting technical issues, executing test cases and reviewing results. Report bugs to development teams.

SHAHIDA CM
SHAHIDA CM

Junior Content Developer Spl.Edu

SHAHIDA CM

Shahida works as a Junior Content Developer – Special Educator at XceptionalLEARNING. She is a university topper in B.Ed in Special Education from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam. She also has a Post Graduation in Physics. She is currently working for the empowerment of special need children. She is an enthusiastic person with excellent teamwork skills.

HEMANTH K.S
HEMANTH K.S

Admin & Operations Executive Secretary

HEMANTH K.S

Hemanth K S, with 15 years of proficient experience in office administration and post graduation MBA – HR, his role of admins and operations executive secretary reflects in the company’s progress.

ASWATHY PONNACHAN
ASWATHY PONNACHAN

Medical and Psychiatric Social Worker

ASWATHY PONNACHAN

Aswathy Ponnachan is a postgraduate in Social work, specialized in medical and psychiatry. She started her career as a rehabilitation professional in an early intervention and child development centre and then worked for the Kerala government Tribal Department as a Student counsellor. Currently, she performs as a Medical and Psychiatric social worker at XceptionalLEARNING. Her role is to coordinate the multidisciplinary team, handle case intake, manage cases, plan interventions and discharges.

ELIZABETH FRANCIS
ELIZABETH FRANCIS

Product Specialist - Occupational Therapy

ELIZABETH FRANCIS

Elizabeth have completed Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (BOT) from Dr. MGR medical university in 2021. She works as a peadiatric occupational therapist. She can help with many areas of  child’s development, including cognitive perceptual social emotional skills, behaviour, sensory processing, prelearning skills, play, activities of daily living skills (ADLs), gross motor skills and fine motor skills. She tries to make them independent.

PRINCY SUNNY
PRINCY SUNNY

Junior Psychologist

PRINCY SUNNY

Princy Sunny Completed Bsc Psychology from kristu jyothi college, changanacherry. Now doing distance PG in IGNO university. Worked as a children’s mentor and behavior therapist at jyothi bhavan special school from 2021 to 2023. And also worked as a finance officer in the same school from 2022 to 2023. Also worked as a behavior therapist at the  lisa International School of Autism for 5 months

CHINNU THOMAS
CHINNU THOMAS

Speech Language Pathologist

CHINNU THOMAS

Chinnu Thomas, our Speech Language Pathologist is a postgraduate degree holder in  speech-language pathology. She pursued her post graduation from Manipal university and under graduation from Mangalore university. A certified professional with RCI and ISHA registration. She began her career as a Pediatric speech language pathologist in clinical setting, dealing with assessment and management of various speech and language disorders. She also has 1 year working experience from All India institute of speech and hearing, Mysore.

Advisory Leadership

Mai Ling Chan
Mai Ling Chan

Chief Advisory Officer

Mai Ling Chan

Mai Ling is a speech-language pathologist, industry historian, global connector, and technology entrepreneur. Building on 16 years of clinical and a lifetime of entrepreneurial experience, she focuses on supporting disability-focused thought leaders and creating digital products that make a difference in the international special education ecosystem.

Sajeev Nair
Sajeev Nair

Co-founder and IT Advisory Leadership

Sajeev Nair
Advisory Leadership
Thomas Chennikara

Co-founder and Board Advisory

Thomas Chennikara