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Smita Awasthi

Smita Awasthi completed her Masters (Psych) as a University topper in 1983 and a PG Dip in Counseling from NCERT, India. She completed her ABA Education from University of North Texas, USA (2004) to become the first Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) from India. She continues to maintain her certification by completing CEU's. Presently, she is pursuing a PhD at Queen's University, Belfast, Ireland as an external student. Smita Awasthi is the Founder Trustee & Past President of the pan India NGO ABA-India, a non-profit organization formed in 2009, advancing the science of ABA in India. She has pioneered the ABA movement in India and is involved with advocacy, training, mentoring and application of ABA principles in the field of education, developmental disabilities and autism in India and the region.