A bit about Ajit: 

Ajit Moorkoth is a Consultant Rehabilitation Practitioner, Clinical Special Educator, and Psychologist, with training from India and Australia.  

He has 32 years of professional experience with interests in neurodevelopmental disorders and early  intervention services for high-risk / at-risk neonates and infants. 

Ajit’s key interests and skills include educational diagnostics, personnel preparation in rehabilitation sciences and special education, school reform practices, early intervention services, and educational  neurosciences. 

In recognition of his achievements in the field of disability rehabilitation and special education, Ajit  has received numerous awards and recognitions to his credit.  

Ajit is currently the Director and Chief Consultant of the SEED Center for Special Education and the  Corporate Director of Inclusion, NIMS Group of Schools in UAE. He is also the Managing Trustee of  Vigyan Valley in Cochin which provides assessment, intervention, and intervention services to children with neurodevelopmental disorders. 

Ajit was also the Autism Program Head of Dubai Autism  Center from 2018 to 2020. Prior to his arrival in UAE, he had been Assistant Professor of Special Education Teaching B.Ed. and M.Ed. courses in Special Education in KVM College of Special Education, which is affiliated with the University of Kerala. 

Some fun facts about Ajit: 

Ajit is an avid reader, an aviation enthusiast, and an actor who was recently in Kumbalangi Nights, where he played a clinical psychologist. He’s also a foodie who loves cooking for his family and friends. 

Why Ajit joined LDA: 

Ajit firmly believes that it is a professional’s responsibility to stay updated about the developments that happen in their professional field the world over. Joining LDA is an excellent way to stay up to date,  no matter which corner of the world you are in and working.

Learn more about the benefits of an LDA membership, and join today!