About Us

About Us

CogniABle is a Machine learning driven assistive technology for early detection and affordable treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Founded by researchers and Scientists from IIT-Delhi, pediatricians, Psychologists and BCBA’s from India and USA, CogniAble brings affordability, accessibility and high quality management on Autism condition on your fingertips.

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Manu Kohli, CEO

Manu is an Engineering and Management Graduate with 16 years of experience in building technology based innovative solutions. Manu has authored multiple books and papers in renowned publishing houses. He is a PhD candidate at IIT-Delhi with his research focussed on developing affordable, accessible and data-driven detection and therapy solutions for Autism Spectrum Disorder.

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Dr. Stephen Friend, Mentor

Stephen H. Friend is the president, co-founder and director of Sage Bionetworks.Dr. Friend has also held faculty positions at Harvard Medical School and at Massachusetts General Hospital. He received his Bachelor of Arts in philosophy, his Ph.D. in biochemistry and his M.D. from Indiana University.Formerly Senior Vice-President at Merck & Co. Friend co-founded Rosetta Inpharmatics with Leland H. Hartwell and Leroy Hood in 1996. Dr Friend mentors organization on how to build affordable digital solutions relevant in Indian cultural context.

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Dr Samir K Brahmachari, Founding Mentor

Samir Kumar Brahmachari is an Indian biophysicist and Former Director General of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) and Former Secretary , Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), Government of India. Dr. Brahmachari is a founding mentor for CogniABle and guides on necessary validation steps for taking our product to market.

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Dr. Prathosh AP

Dr. Prathosh is an Assistant Professor at IIT Delhi. He completed his PhD from IISC Bangalore and hold multiple publications and patents in area of computer vision and Artificial Intelligence. Dr. Prathosh is defining Machine Learning roadmap for CogniABle including computer vision related initiatives.

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Dr Joshua Pritchard

Dr. Josh has worked in the behavior analytic field since 2000, and he is currently a Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral.Dr. Josh is a president of Florida Association of Behavior Analysis (FABA) and runs multiple schools and clinics in the US for children with ASD . He is working closely with CogniABle on developing and validating evidence based curriculum to manage Autism conditions in resource poor setting country such as India.

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Swati Kohli

Swato comes with more than 18 years of experience working with children having special needs. She completed her diploma (1998) followed by B.Ed in special education (2002) . She then went on to complete her Post Graduate Diploma in Early Intervention, MA Psychology followed by ABA coursework from Florida Institute of Technology.

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Dr. Siri Ming

Dr. Ming is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral with over 20 years experience in the field, working with individuals with developmental disabilities and autism and their families in a variety of capacities from direct interventionist to county level quality assurance. Her research and practice focus is on the synthesis of Skinnerian Verbal Behavior and Relational Frame Theory, and she teaches and provides subject matter expertise for graduate level courses in Verbal Behavior for The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She has provided training and consultation for agencies, individual consultants, and families using an analysis of verbal behavior approach to programs for children with autism since 1996, and has conducted workshops on applications of RFT to EIBI programs for nearly a decade. Her clients include agencies and families from throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East, Australia, Nigeria, and India.