our faculty

Dr.Sreevidya Sherla

B.Sc(SLH), M.Sc(ASLP), PhD Linguistics (Interdisciplinary)

Dr.Sreevidya Sherla working as Reader in SP & Hg. She presented papers at National & International Level, published scientific papers in Journals & Mentored post graduate dissertation.

SUSAN G OOMMEN, MASLP (Mangalore University)

Associate Professor & Head of Dept in Speech

Mrs. Lakshmi Prasanna P

Asst. Professor Speech Pathology

Qualifications : Bsc (ASLP), PGDFSST, Msc (SLP)
  1. Certified ABA Therapist
  2. Certified NLP Practioner
  3. Certified Tai Chi Neuro-Rehabilitation Practioner
  4. Certified Water Therapist
Designation : Asst. Prof in SLP
Experience : 9yrs 10m 22 d


Rehabilitation Council of India : A25188
ISHA life membership : L18093243
TASALPA life membership : M205
Aphasia and Stroke Association of India : Volunteer member


  1. Swallowing therapy
  2. ABA
  3. Sensory Integration Therapy
  4. Integrated speech –Language therapy
  5. AAC
  6. Neuro linguistic and Cognistic rehabilitation
  7. Fluency therapy
  8. Voice therapy
  9. Acoustics
  10. Reading and writing rehabilitation

Mohd Abdul Razzaq

Assistant Professor in Audiology

Masters in Audiology speech language pathalogy in 2014 Worked for sarvashiksha abhya bhavita centers for 6months since 2015 joined helen kellers institute.

N. Alekya

Assistant Professor in Audiology

I have done my Masters Degree in Audiology and Speech language pathology in 2011 from Osmania University, Telangana, India. I had worked in the field of Audiology and Speech with different roles such as Clinical Audiologist/Cleft speech pathologist/Speech therapist/ Lecturer and currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Audiology at Helen Keller’s Institute Of Research And Rehabilitation For The Disabled Children. As a part of academics I teach UG and PG students, give my guidance in clinical conferences, journal club presentations, Dissertations.
I am interested in teaching Diagnostic Audiology, Anatomy and physiology related to the respective field.

Padma Priya

Assistant Professor in Speech

Mrs Shreya Reddy

Assistant Professor in Audiology

I am Shreya Reddy ,Speech language pathologist and Audiologist practicing since 7 years. I have done in undergraduate BASLP from Shri Ramachandra University Chennai in 2011 and Masters in speech language pathology and Audiology from Bhartividhyapeeth University pune in 2014. I have been working with Hellen Keller since 2016 in Audiology dept.

Rini Skaria

Assistant Professor in Speech

Work experience of 4 years as a speech language pathologist (Worked as a research officer from 2016 to 2017 in AIISH for the research project was entitled as “Lexical processing in type 2 diabetes” and currently working as an Assistant Professor in Speech Language Pathology at Helen Keller’s Institute of Research & Rehabilitation for the disabled children (HKIRRDC), Secunderabad for last 3years). Key areas of interest include dealing with voice, fluency and motor speech disorders in pediatric and adult populations. Professional qualification of Masters in Speech Language Pathology (Msc SLP) from All India Institute of Speech And Hearing (AIISH) in year 2014-2016. Bachelors in Audiology and Speech Language Pathology (BASLP) from National Institute of Speech and Hearing (NISH) in year 2010-2014. A member of professional organizations like Rehabilitation Council of India as well as Indian Speech and Hearing Association

Ms. Suhani Sharma

Assistant Professor in Audiology

Ms Suhani Sharma has completed her Masters in Audiology from AIl India institute of Speech and Hearing, Mysore India in the year 2014. Prior to that she has done her Bachelors in Speech and Hearing from the same institute. She also has Post Graduation in Psychology and Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Family Therapy. Overall, she has an academic experience of 7 years in the field of Speech and Hearing. She is associated with Helen Keller’s Institute of Research and Rehabilitation for Disabled Children for more than 2 years now. She has 2 International publications.

Myrtle Ciphora

Assistant Professor in Audiology

Myrtle Ciphora is currently working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Speech Language Pathology. She has a Dual Masters Degree in Audiology and Speech Language Pathology from University of Mysore. Being a member of American Speech and Hearing Association, she has participated in a number of CE initiatives. Her areas of interest include Voice and Dysphagia. She holds ups killed Certification in Endoscopic Evaluation and Post Laryngectomy Rehabilitation. She is also certified ISL-Level A and DIR Floortime. She has conducted research studies on Phonological Awareness patterns in Monolingual and Bilingual children. She is also currently collaborating with software developers to innovate apps to facilitate interactive online therapy platforms. Her inclination is towards providing evidence based treatment to patients along with training and awareness to students and learners.

Mercy Dhara

Clinical Administrator

Helen Keller’s Institute of Research & Rehabilitation for the disabled children”, is running Special School for the Hearing Impaired, Intermediate and Degree college for the hearing impaired, Manpower development program, which includes teacher training for those who aspire to become teachers of the deaf, Diploma program in Special Education, Degree and Master Degree program in the speech and hearing,under one roof.


“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much” – Helen Keller

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According to WHO (World Health Organization) 11% of the total population is disabled, of which approximately 3.6% people are suffering from speech and hearing problems.

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