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About Us

The Center provides comprehensive intervention, both Center and Home based for persons on the Autism spectrum. The intervention is based on ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) methodology and practices. Teaching occurs both in structured (DTT) and Natural (NET) settings and covers language and communication, academic skills, activities of daily living, functional skills, leisure and play skills.

Our team consists of persons well qualified and experienced in the field of Behavior Analysis. Graduates and post graduates in Psychology, Special education and Social Work who have received intensive training to deliver intervention.



At Dhriti Center for ABA and Autism Related Services, we are dedicated to providing quality services for children with Autism and other Developmental Disabilities. We aim to provide learners with autism comprehensive, scientifically-validated behavioral services and teaching environments which are conducive to producing a ‘happy and successful learner’. The skills learnt should ultimately enable the learner to develop and practise language and other critical life skills in the natural environment settings of community and family

We believe that

Every individual has to be given the opportunity to develop skills and should have opportunities for full participation in community and family. Skills that lead to rewarding personal relationships, vocational skills, and independence in daily activities should be targeted alongside an inclusion in mainstream educational settings for those who have the potential to navigate the mainstream school system. From the early learner to the advanced learner the intervention is designed to be flexible and tailored to each individual clients needs.


Our Team

Karuna Kini

Founder and Director Services

Has a Masters in Psychology and is a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst who has been working with children with Special Needs since 1986. She has experience working with children and adolescents with Autism and other developmental disabilities. In 1986 she completed a certificate course to work with the multiply handicapped from Jadavpur University Kolkata and then worked at the Indian Institute of Cerebral Palsy. In 2008 she completed her Diploma in Special Ed (Autism) in Bangalore. In 2015 she qualified as a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst and has been working in the field of Autism using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis. She is the Co-Founder and Director of Services at Dhriti Centerfor ABA and Autism related services.




Ramya Pradeep Kumar

Founder and Center Director

Is an MSc in Psychology and is a  Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She has also worked with children with Autism for four years and is experienced in conducting assessments. She is the Co-Founder and Center Director at Dhriti Center for ABA and Autism Related Services. Ramya is also the parent of a beautiful teenage girl who is on the Autism Spectrum.