After the earthquake in 2001 with permission from Department of social justice and empowerment Government of Gujarat a hostel for the disabled boy’s Divyang Vidhya Vihar was built with barrier free infrastructure. The hostel has a capacity to accommodate 240 disabled boys.
Free lodging and boarding is provided to the disabled students of Primary, Secondary & Higher Secondary schools.
Physical education, games, cultural and recreational activities also undertaken at this hostel for all-round development of the Students.
This unique school is one of the first of its types in India where children of various disabilities like Visually Impaired, Mentally Retarded, Hearing Impaired and Orthopedic Handicapped getting education along with non disable children. We have specially trained teachers to provide primary, special and life skill education to the disabled and non disabled students in an inclusive environment.
This Library was established in the year 1981 to provide reading material in accessible format to the print disabled and others.
It has a large collection of Ink print (Regular Books, Large Print, Braille Books, Soft Braille, Audio Books, E-books & Video CDs on various topics.
It has more than
6272 Regular Books, 52 Large Print, 1078 Braille Books, 80 Soft Braille, 2954 Audio Books, 80 E-books, Video CDs
These books are also available on Sugamya Pustakalaya (https://library.daisyindia.org ) & Bookshare (www.bookshare.org ) website for print disabled to download. Sugamya Pustakalaya - 277, Student - 287, Visually Impaired - 370, Non Disabled - 177 Library members are using this large Collection.
A quarterly News Magazine called "Navchetan Andhjan Mandal Samachar” is being published since 2002.
It highlights events of Organization and publishes various articles relating to health, general knowledge, disability issues, success stories, and latest information Government schemes for disabled persons, guidance to parents. A total of 20000 copies of this quarterly magazine was printed and distributed amongst members, donors and other well wishers.
Special Physiotherapy treatment for cerebral palsy children was started in year 2015-16.
The center aims to provide physiotherapy treatment to the CP children at a nominal fee.
The goal of the treatment is to help the children develop coordination, build strength, improve balance, maintain flexibility, optimize physical functioning levels and maximize independence. All treatment is designed to meet a child's individual needs in a way that emphasizes physical fitness, and minimizes injuries and pain. During the period under report a total of 4 cerebral palsy children were treated.
This Unit is started with the collaboration of Trinetra Foundation Mumbai at Divyang Vidhya Vihar Campus. In Year 2019 the aim of the center is censsary training of disable & Non disabled Children. So they can use their other senses to get the information about their environment and minimize the disability. More than 250 Students were trained during this Year.Created By Shlok Sompura