iSmart

iSmart

iSmart (Illom Specialised Multidisciplinary analysis, Rehabilitation & Training) is a new wing of Illom Ayurveda which deals with Psychology, Speech Pathology and Special Education consultation, Tests and Therapies by experienced specialists. These multidisciplinary analyses, tests and therapies found to be an added advantage for children with Autism Spectrum disorders.

The services under iSmart Department includes

  • Developmental Disability Consultation, Assessment and Diagnosis
  • IQ Test
  • Learning Disability Assessment
  • Speech and Language Therapy
  • Behavioral therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Psychology Counseling
  • Special Education
  • Education Therapy
  • Parental Therapy
  • Parent Training Program
  • Group Training Program

During Ayurvedic treatment for ASD cases itself, the case will be assessed by the Psychologist and proper tests, therapies and exercises are provided as per the assessment which is found to be beneficial to the patient. Counseling, Training and advises to the parents are also provided which helps the parents manage the child with ASD related problems even at home. Group discussion facilities by the specialists and the parents are also provided.




Head of the Department

Harishankar Moosath

Asst Professor - Christ University, Bangalore

Harisankar Moosath, born in the family of Pallipattu Illom. He completed his Post graduation in Psychology from Christ University & did his M Phil in Clinical Psychology from the prestigious National Institute of Mental Health & Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS). He is also holds a post graduate diploma in Psycho-Oncology. He is currently working as an Assistant Professor at Christ University where he is also pursuing a PhD in Neuro Economics.



Chief Consultant

R J Dhanesh Kumar BASLP, FNR (Apollo)

Consultant Rehabilitation Specialist

Dhanesh Kumar is a qualified Speech Language Pathologist, Audiologist (From University of Calicut, Kerala) and Fellowship in Neurological Rehabilitation (from Martin Luther Christian University, Meghalaya and Apollo Hospital, Hydrabad). He has got more than a decade of experience in the field of disability rehabilitation especially in areas of disability assessment and diagnosing, planning and designing of total rehabilitation, awareness generation and parental training, etc. He also has got different levels of qualifications in alternative therapies.

Presently he is functioning as the Chief consultant at CIMCD (Centenary Memorial Centre for Children with Differential abilities), Under the Dept. of Kaumarabrithya, Vaidyaratnam P S Varier Ayurveda College, Kottakkal, Since December, 2017.

Dhanesh Kumar formerly a founder Director, Executive Director and Chief of Rehabilitation at RICCCH (Rehabilitation Institute for Cognitively and Communicatively Challenged), Malappuram District from November 2007 till February 2017. During this tenure he has got chances for consulting and planning of rehabilitation and therapeutic interventions for more than ten thousand clients with different disabling conditions. He also professionally developed several unique training programmes for children with disabilities and developed first of its kind comprehensive proforma for Learning Disability assessment in Malayalam. He organized district, state and national levels of seminars and conferences and conducted more than hundreds of awareness cum training programmes for general public, professionals, students and parents.

Presently he is also extending his service as Chief Consultant for few of other rehabilitation centers in Kerala:

I SMART (Illom Specialized Multidisciplinary Analysis, Rehabilitation and Training), Run by Illom Ayurveda Hospital, Thannermukkam, Alappuzha District. I Live, Run by Vaikkam Mohammed Basheer Charitable Trust, Thrikaripur, Kasargod District.

SRI (Sukrutham Rehab Institution), Run by Sukrutham Charitable Trust, Changanassery, Kottayam District.

He is the Executive Director and Head of Corporate Governance at PADFENT Pvt. Ltd., Kochi. And Managing Partner of ASAADI (Alliance for Support Assistance for Advancement in Disability Interventions)

He is also an Accredited Faculty of Institute of Management in Government (IMG) and Focal Team Member and External faculty of KILA (Kerala Institute of Local Administration), Govt. of Kerala.



Senior Consultant Physiotherapist

Dr. Anoop S (PT)


Dr. Anoop s (PT) is the young talented and enthusiastic physiotherapist holding his mater's degree in the field of orthopaedics under Dr. MGR medical university, the second largest medical university in India. Ongoing his career working with National Health Mission Alappuzha. Special interest and practice in Alternative medicine, highly talented practitioner in manipulation and osteopathic approach. Having work a experience of 8 years in the field of modern physiotherapy. Faculty members of District palliative training center, Alappuzha. A well known personality in pain and palliative care service. Office bearer of Kerala association of physiotherapist co ordination (KAPC) Alappuzha district.



Rehabilitation Officer & Speech Pathologist

Ms Teenu Theresse (BASLP)


Ms. Teenu is a Licensed and Certified Speech/Language Pathologist.

She desires to make a difference in the lives of children with special needs, especially children with communication disorders and developmental disabilities. Enjoys working most with children under the age of five and children on the Autism Spectrum. Her passion and innate ability to work closely with special need children and their families allows her to analyze the situation well enough to provide effective techniques that are both individualized and strategic. She takes pride in her work and continues to strive to make "the difference" with her kids.



Psychologist & Deputy Rehabilitation Officer

Mrs. Laya Haridas (Msc, MPhil Psychology)


Mrs. Laya is a passionate scholar-practitioner in the field of clinical psychology who divides her time between clinical practice, training and consulting, and scholarly writing and research.She is eager to apply her experience and compassion with clients as they begin to address issues that will help them to improve their quality of life and attain a sense of fulfillment. Her education and professional background in both the mind and the body gives her a unique and effective approach to counseling.



Special Educator

Mrs. Josmy MM (B.Ed Special Education)


Have experience working with children with special needs, teaching preschool and teaching after school


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