AVS School

Registered under “The National Trust”
(Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment) 

Registered under “The National Trust”
(Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment)

Welcome to

Apple Valley

Center for Special kids

Apple Valley Center for Special kids” is a fully air-conditioned, Spacious, premium School catering to the requirements of Special Children with state-of-the-art facility and highly qualified & experienced specialists.

Our center is born out of our deep concern for children / persons with Special needs. As part of our commitment to the betterment of the Society and to promote Educational & Therapy activities in an organized manner, we have founded “Apple Valley Charitable Trust”, to provide education and create opportunities for development of functional, academic, personal, social, work-related skills for individuals with special needs.

It is an exciting privilege for us to witness the opportunities for children to learn, become confident and grow into young adults who are equipped to be independent and productive members of society, preparing children today for the world tomorrow.

We celebrate the differences in numerous ways as we believe that every child is unique and success for every child will be different.

With a focus on evidence-based practices, our well-resourced center has a committed team that addresses the unique needs of both parents and children. We specialize in catering to children with Autism, ADHD, Down’s syndrome, Learning disabilities, Intellectual disabilities, and multiple learning disabilities.

As a leading special school in Chennai, our overarching goal is to enhance your child’s ability to function independently in society by not only reducing symptoms but also supporting their overall development and learning. We accept children aged 4 years and above, offering a comprehensive range of services such as Special education, Occupational therapy, Speech therapy, Behavior Modification therapy, prevocational training, Music therapy, Dance/movement therapy, Painting therapy, Yoga, and Play therapy.

To further accommodate the diverse needs of families, we provide Home-based Special education & therapy services, as well as Online-based services. This reflects our commitment to accessibility and flexibility in ensuring that each child receives the tailored support they require.

At Apple Valley Center for Special Kids, we strive to create a nurturing and enriching environment where children can thrive, and families can find the support they need for their child’s unique journey.

Karthikeyan Subbiah

Founder and Chairman

He is the Founder and Chairman of Apple Valley Center for Special Kids, has a background in Chemical Engineering, having graduated from the University of Chennai. His pursuit of knowledge continued with postgraduate studies at the University of Aberdeen in the United Kingdom. Currently, he holds the role of HSE (Health, Safety, and Environment) Risk Lead in the Energy sector, showcasing his commitment to ensuring safety and environmental responsibility in his professional endeavors.

Beyond his work in the Energy sector, Karthikeyan Subbiah is actively engaged in various ventures and directorial roles. He serves as a Director of Vivartana Ventures Pvt Ltd. Additionally, he holds the position of Director at Sciencecotonic Edu Pvt Ltd, indicating an interest in the educational sector.  His involvement as a partner in Nature Supermarket, a supermarket chain in Qatar, reflects his diverse business engagements.

One notable aspect of Karthikeyan Subbiah’s character is his strong belief in the importance of serving the underprivileged. This philosophy is reflected in his dedication to establishing and leading the Apple Valley Charitable Trust, demonstrating a commitment to the betterment of society, especially in the realm of education and opportunities for individuals with special needs.

His multifaceted involvement in various sectors and his commitment to philanthropy showcase a well-rounded individual who combines professional expertise with a deep sense of social responsibility.


Managing Trustee

She is the Managing Trustee of Apple Valley Center for Special Kids, is a Licensed Special Needs Educator with a wealth of experience both in India and abroad. 

Her career has been dedicated to working with special children for the past 15 years, highlighting her commitment to the field of special education.

In addition to her professional expertise, Thiriambika brings a personal connection to her role as a parent. As the mother of a teenaged daughter with Autism, she intimately understands and can empathize with the challenges that parents of special children face. 

This personal experience has contributed to her deep compassion and insight into the unique needs of families dealing with special needs.

Thiriambika has evolved into a versatile and dedicated child advocate, demonstrating a solid focus on improving the individual needs of special children. 

Her role as the Managing Trustee suggests a leadership position where she plays a crucial role in shaping the vision and mission of the center.

Overall, Thiriambika’s combination of professional qualifications, extensive experience, and personal connection as a parent to a child with Autism positions her as a compassionate and dedicated advocate for special children and their families.

Commitment to Nurturing and Safe Care for Your Loved Ones

Let us assure you that your loved ones are in nurturing, safe hands as our staff understands the ethos of the institution and we as a team remain committed to deliver the best quality service to children and families.

We commit to building a community with strong sense of belonging and trust. We work very closely with parents and carers and always aim to provide a happy and stimulating environment.