Divine Light Trust for the Blind

Our mission is to mainstreaming the children with disabilities in a holistic manner without any discrimination of cast, creed or community by providing appropriate education and trainings at free of cost for children with disabilities like Blind, Blind with mental retardation, Blindness with hearing loss, or hearing loss with mental retardation. This is a residential school. The Divine Light Trust for the Blind established in 1958. It was the FIRST Non-government Organization in the state of Karnataka.Right from its inception, we have been providing Education & Training for children with Blindness & additional disABILITIES totally free of cost. We are the pioneers in promoting In...

Divine Light Trust for the Blind
#227, Whitefield Main Road
Near Hope Farm
Bangalore, Karnataka 560066
India
91-80-28452234
http://www.dltb.org

Board of Directors

JAYAMARY null, SUMONA GANGULY, RAVEENDRA K.S., VENKATA KRISHNA PRASAD, THOMAS T.J.

Project Leaders

Raveendra KS

Mission

Our mission is to mainstreaming the children with disabilities in a holistic manner without any discrimination of cast, creed or community by providing appropriate education and trainings at free of cost for children with disabilities like Blind, Blind with mental retardation, Blindness with hearing loss, or hearing loss with mental retardation. This is a residential school. The Divine Light Trust for the Blind established in 1958. It was the FIRST Non-government Organization in the state of Karnataka.Right from its inception, we have been providing Education & Training for children with Blindness & additional disABILITIES totally free of cost. We are the pioneers in promoting Integrated Education in Karnataka state, India. The beneficiaries of this institution are invariably socially, economically backward. In order to eke out their daily bread, these disable children are neglected by their parents. More over there is no medical and education facilities for these disabled children in their locality. They need individual attention, care and regular training.

Programs

1. Preparatory services for Children with Visual Impairment (Blind and Low - Vision) Under the programme we provide Education and Training like : Skills of Self - care Orientation and Mobility Braille : Reading and Writing Maths : Through Taylor Frame and Abacus Core-subjects (Appropriate to their age) which are essential to cope with their non-disabled peers. 2. Preparatory services for Children with Speech and Hearing Impairment : Under this programme we provide: Communication and Conversion skills Sign Language Pre academics to cope with their non-disabled peers 3. Integrated Education: In this programme we enable children with disabilities (The Visually Impaired and the Speech and hearing Impaired) to study along with their non-disabled peers in regular schools and also we provide resource services to cope up with the regular curriculum. Apart from these services, DLTB was involved in developing Human Resource in the field of Integrated Education by giving an intensive training to the teachers who could provide resource support for the disabled children in the formal schools. 4. Services for Children with Multiple disABILITIES: Providing care and training for children with disabilities along with their parents: Under this programme we provide services to the following categories:- Visual Impairments with Mental Challenges Visual Impairments with Speech and Hearing Impairments Visual Impairments with Speech and Hearing Impairments and mental challenges Mental challenges and associated conditions 5. Training of Children include:- Basic self care Functional skills and Education skills Fine motor and Visual motor skills Horticulture Training Craft and Tailoring Training for Multiple disabled grown-up children Drawing and Coloring Environmental Studies Parent Training programme for families of children with multiple disabilities Computer training programme for the Visually Impaired, speech and hearing Impaired. Programmes for Prevention of disability and Health care. All the above programmes are residential and totally free of cost. The Divine Light Trust for the Blind has basic infrastructure to provide education and appropriate training for children with disabilities. The DLTB campus consisting of 20 class rooms along with play ground equipped with necessary teaching and learning materials. We're happy to state that the institution has qualified, trained and motivated personnel in the field of disabilities.

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