MEET OUR PEOPLE
The Chitra Lane School program is implemented on a daily basis by a team of 40 dedicated and highly skilled teachers and administrative staff. Several volunteers also contribute their time and effort to make our programme a success.
Special Units Within the Chitra Lane Resource Centre include : Speech, Art, Music, Life Skills, Special Education, Pre-School and Behaviour Management.
Behavioural Therapist & Special Education Consultant
Kishani Gunewardene, B.A. (USA)
Hema Gunawardhana, B.A. (Ceylon)
Education / Computer Therapist
Special Educator- Certificate in Special Education Needs, Montessori Care International, UK
BSc. in Business Administration, CT, USA
Nelun Ratwatte, Dip. Pre-School Ed
Dr. H. T. Wickramasinghe, MBBS, MD, DCH (Sri Lanka), MRCPCH (UK)
Dr. M. Fernandopulle, MBBS
Dr. D. Kumara, MBBS (Sri Lanka)
Nishalie Fernandopulle, Msc (UK), BA (Hons), LTCL, ATCL - Clinical Psychologist
Speech & Language Therapist
Indira Athurupana, B. Sc (Kelaniya), Dip. Special Ed.
W. A. G. M Wanniarachchi, BSc. in Speech and Language Therapy (Sri Lanka)
Art Therapist – AthR, MA (UK), B Des Hons ( Sri Lanka)
Registered Art Therapist at Australian and New Zealand Arts Therapy Association (ANZATA)
Dr. M. P. Rodrigo, LDS (Cey), DGDP, DCGDP (Sri Lanka)
Dr. D. L. Drahman, DHDP, DDF (Sri Lanka)
S. B. Cooke, B.Sc (Hons) (UK)
Chief Operating Officer
Dr. Manel Goonasekera, B.Sc, M.Sc, Ph.D (Sri Lanka)
Principal - Chitra Lane School for the Special Child
Champika Mahapatuna, Dip. Special Ed.