There are over 300 colleges and universities just in the United States, that specifically cater to students with SLD. Programs are available for LD students who are determined to complete a two- or four-year bachelor’s program. Students can always locate or transfer to a school that will match their needs, interests and budget.

GoWorld is hosting a free webinar for high school students and parents to understand various study options like:

  • Which country to study? , Internships like CPT/OPT, Stay back options, Return on Investment (ROI), Job & career opportunities, Educational loans, Assessments/evaluation

Parents, counselors, academicians, and people associated with areas related to special learning differences are welcome to attend.

The webinar consists of 3 sessions with 25 minutes of talk/ presentation followed by 15 minutes question and answer session over Google Meet. The meeting invite shall be emailed upon registration using the form below.

Session Details Date and Time
Session 1- The success story of an SLD student Sunday, 22nd  Nov 2020, 1830 to 1930 hrs
Session 2- An eye-opener into higher education abroad Saturday, 28th Nov 2020, 1830 to 1930 hrs
Session 3- Educational loans & Evaluation and Test reports Sunday, 29th Nov 2020, 1830 to 1930 hrs

The host for all these sessions is Srivatsava Rajagopalan, Country head of GoWorld. Here is his profile

Ms. Lakshmi Satish,
Founder of Mirra Educational Trust.


Ms. Sudha Karthik,
Mother of Abhinav Karthik.

“Success story of an SLD student” – Date – Sunday, 22 Nov 2020 – 1830 to 1930 hrs

  • Welcome note & GoWorld introduction by Srivatsava Rajagopal
  • The success story of a parent by Ms. Sudha Karthik.
  • An overview of Challenges parents and students face by Ms Lakshmi Satish.

Q & A session

About the Speakers: 

Ms. Sudha Karthik, mother of Abhinav Karthik, an SLD student, who overcame the challenges faced as a parent.

  • Ms. Sudha is herself a Special Educator and a Psychologist currently studying for her Master’s degree in the UK.
  • Her son Abhinav graduated with a BTech EEE from SRM University and is currently studying his Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering at Northumbria University, UK. His current thesis and dissertation topic are `Faults and defects’.

Ms Lakshmi Satish, Founder of Mirra Educational Charitable Trust. Mirra is a dream of creating an all-inclusive space for children to go beyond disabilities.  Read about Mirra

Lakshmi studied English literature and was always inclined towards teaching children, this prompted her to become a trained teacher.  Soon this paved the way for her to become a special educator and work in an inclusive school in Chennai. Having seen what effective inclusion could do to children with needs, the urge to reach out to a larger section of children and schools resulted in MIRRA. She is a certified arts-based therapy practitioner.

Ms. Remya Satish
Alumna, University of Kansas, USA
Remya Satish worked as a Lead Early Childhood Special Education Teacher at Denver Public Schools, CO, USA) Read More
Ms. Mallika Ganapathy,
Mentor and Advisor, GoWorld
Mallika started her journey 32 years ago, working with differently-abled children and their families.Read more

“An eye-opener into higher education abroad” Date – Saturday, 28 Nov 2020 – 1830 to 1930 hrs

  • Opportunities for high school students with SLD in India
  • Study options for a Bachelor’s degree in the USA, Canada, UK
  • Why study in the USA?
  • Overview of the US education system
  • Scholarships and cost of education
  • STEM
  • OPT/ Job opportunities
  • Career and stay back options
  • Making an application – SAT, TOEFL/IELTS
  • Evaluation and Test reports for US Universities

Ms. Bhuvana Ram,
Student Success Coach, GoWorld

Certified Level II Educational Therapist. Read More

Ms. Rajalaxmi V,
Manager, SBI, Adyar

“Educational loans & Test Reports” Sunday, 29th Nov 2020, 1830 to 1930 hrs

  • Evaluation and Test reports for US Universities.
  • Insight on Education loans and its nitty-gritty.

About the Speaker:

Ms Rajalaxmi V –  Joined SBI as a probationary officer in 2008. An experienced manager with a demonstrated history of working in the banking industry. Skilled in Risk Management, Cross Selling, Credit Analysis, Branch Banking, and Core Banking. Strong professional with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) focused on Finance, General from Kendriya Vidyalaya.

Prior to SBI, had a short stint in US-based BPOs/KPOs, have been a part of the training team, espl communication and soft skills.

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