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Health Evaluation, Therapy and Allied Services

Each child, who is brought to the Community Centre with a delay in development is first evaluated by our professionals and community staff for its general health and nutritional status as well as specific concerns in development and assessed further by to address the special needs...

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Early Intervention Services

The Early Intervention (EI) services for children, identified by the survey, were started in linkage with the training of the community workers, and were part of our initiatives in the community.

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Functional Academics and Livelihood

By 2005, functional academics was introduced into the curriculum of children with learning difficulties in Seelampur, due to their diverse and unmet learning needs. The teachers at CARENIDHI, drawn from within the team of community workers and guided by consultants, have introduced functional academics into the core curriculum..

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Social Education Division

The Child Resource Centre and Library, maintained by CARENIDHI in Seelampur, is the hub of knowledge and activity for social education. The library is fast expanding to include children of all age groups in the community and is becoming a centre for awareness-raising on relevant social issues such as sanitation and nutrition.

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CARENIDHI (Centre for Applied Research and Education on Neurodevelopmental Impairments and Disability-related Health Initiatives) is a registered, non-profit organization (exempted u/s 80 G of the Income Tax Act, 1961) devoted to the promotion of education and applied research in the field of neurodevelopmental disabilities in children. The organization was initiated in 1997.

Who we are

We are people from different walks of life, come together to work for the diffusion of useful knowledge about developmental disabilities. Ensuring that people who live and work with disabled persons have the know-how, CARENIDHI attempts to bridge the gap between research and practice, knowledge and application.

The Vision

With a vision to integrate disability-related health initiatives into “community development”, CARENIDHI calls for the combined efforts of people with different disabilities, their families, health and rehabilitation professionals, organizations involved in the care of disabled children, and supportive services in the education, social and health sectors.

The Mission

The mission of the organization is to play a promotional role in the Community-based Rehabilitation (CBR) of children with different disabilities in India by empowering the community with the necessary knowledge and skills required for their optimal care. Our mission also is to foster education and research in the field of disability, thereby providing a platform for learning and improving the quality of life for children with different abilities.

Focus of Work

Reaching out to large numbers through training and educational programmes as well as policy relevant health research essential for further advancement of work in this area is a high priority.

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