Rajashree Srirangarajan

Speech - Language Pathologist

Rajashree Srirangarajan was most recently the Chair of the Speech and Language department at AchieveKids, Palo Alto where she worked for 25 years. She is an American Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Association (ASHA) and California state certified Speech-Language Pathologist. Rajashree incorporated her clinical research in building evidence based intervention tools and strategies and spearheaded innovative theater programs to work on pragmatic communication skills in her clients on the Autism spectrum as well as other special need individuals. She was a co-founder of Pragmatom, a developer of Augmentative and Alternative Communication tools (and screening apps) for special needs individuals based on her evidence based clinical research and intervention practices. Together with her husband, Sekhar Sarukkai, Rajashree has been an active member of the Indian arts community for many years such as with the Chitresh Das Institute where both her daughters learned Kathak. She has also been on the fundraising committee for Chaandam School of Kathak founded by Pt. Chitresh Das. She has been an active lead parent representative at Castilleja school and is an active parent volunteer at Stanford. Rajashree regularly organizes baitaks, concerts of senior Carnatic and Hindustani artists from India as well as upcoming local artists. She continues to be passionate about supporting an inclusive platform for performing artists from the Indian subcontinent that will enrich the community.