About Ask The Specialist
At Mom’s Belief, we believe that the biggest concern for parents of children with Special Needs is the absence of right guidance and support. So, we, at Mom’s Belief, gathered a panel of global specialists in the field of special needs, to answer the frequently asked questions and other queries related to special needs and developmental disorders.
If you’re a parent of a special needs child and have any query, feel free to share it and our experts will answer it.
About The Specialists
Dr. Roma Kumar
Chief Child Psychologist
A clinical psychologist with nearly 30 years of experience, Dr. Kumar has been a senior consultant at Max Hospital, (Gurgaon) since April 2012 and at the Institute of Child Health, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, (New Delhi) since 1991.
Dr. Sapna Zarwal
Head of Clinic Operations Dr. Sapna Zarwal is a child psychologist with 18 years of experience in education for children with special learning needs. Dr. Zarwal has also operated her own multi-disability center – D Potential Kidz – which was recognized as the Most Promising Multi-Disability Clinic in 2015-2016.
Dr. Manju Mehta
Dr. Manju Mehta is a professor and consultant to Holy Family Hospital; she was formerly head of the Child and Adolescent Clinic, Department of Psychiatry at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).
Dr. Malvika Samnani
Sr. Occupational Therapist
Dr. Malvika Samnani is Clinic Head at Mom’s Belief. Dr. Samnani has a master’s degree in occupational therapy from Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi. Dr. Samnani is certified in The Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills (PEERS®) from the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California at Los Angeles, USA.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Adelphi University, New York
Autism self-advocate and expert on lifespan issues. Dr. Shore serves on the boards of several associations like Autism speaks, Asperger syndrome & High functioning autism association.
Founder of Autism Movement Therapy
She focuses on serving the autism community by providing training, consultations and group therapy. She is also the Executive Director of Autism Works Now!
Dr. Manish Samnani
Head Occupational Therapist, Mom’s Belief Soch
He has received Gold Medal for academic excellence for masters in Pediatric Occupational Therapy by Smt. Sonia Gandhi. He is also a Clinical Advisor to In-Sync, Hyderabad. He teaches postgraduate students and conducts research work since 2005.
Dr. Monalisa Palit
Senior Consultant Psychologist, VIMHANS & Mom’s Belief
She has been a practicing consultant with over 10 years of experience in the field. She is a Clinical Psychologist with Specialization in Children & Adolescence Mental Health Issues. She has done her doctorate from Macquarie University Sydney, Australia.
Your questions related to Special Needs, ANSWERED.
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If you’re the parent of a special needs child, here’s how we can help you
There are many doubts that go unanswered, if you’re a parent of a special needs child. Often the stigma and the hesitations prevent you from asking the questions that linger in your mind. But not this time. Now you can ask your queries related to special needs without any second thoughts. Just share your question below and our experts will answer it very soon.
About Mom’S Belief
A lot of times it happens that parents of children with special needs don’t know how to contribute to the improvement of their child. So, we at Mom’s Belief, are here to empower the parents with resources, training, and ongoing mentoring, so they can promote their child’s skills and advance their child’s development.