Dr Zirak Marker is a renowned child and adolescent psychiatrist and psychotherapist with clinical training at the Westchester Medical Centre, New York University.
He has had over fifteen years of experience with educational psychology and guiding children with learning disabilities, developmental delays, autism and emotional/ psychological problems.
Dr Marker has been the director of JBCN PAN Academy - a special needs school for nine years. He has consulted with various schools in Mumbai which include Hill springs International , JBCN International School, Aditya birla world academy, Manu Prem school and AK Munshi Yojana.
He is a consultant at the Saifee Hospital and has been previously attached to the Breach Candy Hospital, St. Elizabeth's Hospital and Childrens Orthopaedic Hospital.
He has conducted innumerable workshops and given lectures to students, teachers, parents, YPO's and other professionals. He had published many articles for newspapers, magazines and the media.
For his outstanding contribution to children with learning disabilities, Dr Marker has been felicitated by the Mancherji Edalji Joshi Memorial Trust.
Also The Zoroastrian Trust Funds of India (ZTFI) has awarded him for his outstanding contribution in Education.
He is currently CEO of The Aditya Birla Integrated School - for children with learning disabilities and psychological/ emotional problems
He has authored a book - Parenting in the age of Anxiety.
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