Autism is an immense global condition. Special Learning has the courage, strength and wherewithal to tackle this problem. We believe that this is our social responsibility. Together we can make a difference.

Karen Chung, CEO and founder

ABOUT US

We are Special Learning. We are passionate about changing the lives of people with Autism and other special needs through our exceptional educational suite of solutions for the special needs community.

Our expertise in using leading edge technology platforms allows us to effectively deliver our educational products and services around the world without geographical limitations. Using technology we globally access and meet the needs of people in under-served markets.

We apply clinically proven ABA principles to everything that we create, so we can deliver a best in class suite of solutions that work to make lives better in the special needs community.

Special Learning’s comprehensive line of teaching and training solutions, including digital teaching kits, training webcasts, mobile apps, teaching supports and virtual consulting services, inform, educate and empower parents, teachers and providers in implementing effective teaching and treatment practices for individuals with Autism and other developmental disabilities.

SPECIAL LEARNING TEAM

Karen Chung, CEO and founder

Karen Chung obtained her bachelor's degree in accounting from Northern Illinois University and master's degree in Business Management from Northwestern University. In 2010, she co-founded Special Learning, Inc., a company dedicated to becoming the global leader for autism, special needs and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) solutions by leveraging technology as educational resources. As an entrepreneur and investor, Karen has had active involvement over the past 15 years in several businesses in diverse industries including executive search, investment banking, real estate development and high-end retail. Read More

Lesley de Dios,

Operations Manager

Lesley de Dios, born and raised in the Philippines, earned two bachelor's degrees, one in Computer Science and one Nursing. As results-oriented business professional, she has utilized both of her degrees to become a highly-effective project manager... Read More

Andrey Lisovskiy,

Development Team Leader

Andrey received his bachelor's degree in computer science from Grodno State University. Born and raised in Belarus, Andrey has utilized his more than ten years of experience in web development while serving the needs of companies such as... Read More

Sarah Winningham, MA, BCBA

Director of Clinical Solutions

Sarah Winningham, MA, BCBA is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst from Indiana. She received her Master’s degree in Special Education from Ball State University with certifications... Read More

Ana da Cunha,

Market Expansion Specialist: Spanish

Ana da Cunha was born in Dominican Republic. She has a Bachelor degree in Elementary Education, two specialties in PEI, an instrument used to make cognitive modifiability and in the journey to get an ABA certification, right now she is a RBT. Works at a school as the director... Read More

Sasho Gachev,

Creative Director

Sasho Gachev received his bachelor's degree in graphic design from The National Academy of Arts in Bulgaria. As the head of the Special Learning design team, Sasho has contributed his knowledge, expertise and experience in creative design to produce high-quality products and collateral to represent... Read More

Tamar Varnai, MA, BCBA

Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Tamar Varnai, MA, BCBA is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst originally from New York. She received her Master's degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from Columbia University Teacher's College and has been working with students with special needs for over 10 years, specializing in working with... Read More