The Association of People with Disability

Vision: To create equal opportunities for persons with disability to become contributing members of the society Mission: To meet individual needs, create awareness, promote acceptance and integration, instill self-confidence and to encourage self-reliance. Aims & Objects: To provide a common meeting place, where members of the Association can come together for vocational, intellectual and spiritual activities. To be concerned primarily with those who are disabled. To start a training centre to rehabilitate disabled members of society by affording them Socio-Economic activities. To afford medical assistance in the shape of orthopedic aids and treatment like hydrotherapy, electrothera...
Jun 5, 2015

quarterly report of education of children with disability

Dear Donors, Friends and Well-wishers of The Association of People with  Disability (APD).

We are glad to submit to you the quarterly report of our Education Program for  Children with Disability.  

Thanks to GlobalGiving community for your generous support for educating the children with disability. The donation raised through GlobalGiving website helped us to provide mid-day meals, books, uniforms, healthcare, transportation, Hearing aids and special coaching supplement to children with disability. Their medical rehabilitation, an integral part of their development, is ensured through regular medical check ups, physiotherapy and use of mobility aids.

The Education Programme at APD aims at promoting inclusive education through focused institutional and district programs and networking with government agencies, NGOs, special and mainstream schools

The Shradhanjali Integrated School (SIS)  of APD has 180 children on roll, for the Academic Year 2015-2016. These children are from under privileged segment .The school aims in helping these children join mainstream schools after giving the support required. This is a day school and we have two buses that pick up children every morning and drops them back home. The focus at SIS is on activity-oriented learning.  The school offers a good resource center and library.  Co – curricular activities like painting, quiz competitions, sports, cultural festivals, and arts and crafts ensure all round development.

Some of the major activities during the last three months are given below for your kind information.  

Key Highlights for the month of March to May 2015

March 2015

The month started with Father’s Day celebrations on 4th March with the children participating in various competitions. A special session was organized in conjunction with the Traffic Police Department to highlight and increase awareness about traffic safety rules and the importance of following the same.

On the 7th of March, 13 children from Standard VI had an exhilarating experience when they had an opportunity to participate in Parachute Gliding at R T Nagar in Bangalore. The Summative Assessment for children from Nursery to Standard VII began on 25th March.

April 2015

April started on a fun note with 49 children along with 10 staff and 7 parents going to GRS Amusement Park in nearby Mysore. It was a fun day for them and they had a memorable day out. On 7th April, a Farewell was organized for the 17 children of Standard VII who were passing out. This event was organized by the staff and the children from Standard VI. Prathiba Day was organized on 10th April where the outstanding students were honored after the results were announced, for the students from Nursery to Standard VII. This was also the last day before the handling Hearing Impaired children better.

On 22nd May, Dr. Sridhar a Counsellor, held a Child Psychology Training for 18 teachers. On 27th May, 23 teachers attended a Teaching Skills Training by Dr. Bhaskar followed by Classroom Management Training by Dr. Sridhar. This was followed on 28th May by a Training Session by the Principal, Mrs. Padma on Lesson Planning and developing IEPs.

school closed for summer vacation.

May 2015

On May 18th, the school re-opened for the teachers so they could undergo various training sessions and get prepared for the new academic year. On 21st and 23rd May, 17 teachers underwent a Language Development Training conducted by the Deputy Director Ms. Usha for

We need your help to spread the word! Please share this opportunity with your friends and contacts, especially those who are USA tax payers . Post a link to our project page on your Facebook page asking your friends to donate . For further details please feel free to write to me  shanigar@apd-india.org  or call me on  *Mob: +91- 9972450655*

Our sincere thanks to all of our Donors for their kind donations and love.  We shall submit to you more news in the next report.

Mar 3, 2015

Quarterly report of Education

Annual Day
Annual Day

 Dear Donors, Friends and Well-wishers of The Association of People with  Disability (APD).

We are glad to submit to you the quarterly report of our Education Program for  Children with Disability.  

Thanks to GlobalGiving community for your generous support for educating the children with disability. The donation raised through GlobalGiving website helped us to provide mid-day meals, books, uniforms, healthcare, transportation, Hearing aids and special coaching supplement to children with disability. Their medical rehabilitation, an integral part of their development, is ensured through regular medical check ups, physiotherapy and use of mobility aids.

The Education Programme at APD aims at promoting inclusive education through focused institutional and district programs and networking with government agencies, NGOs, special and mainstream schools

The Shradhanjali Integrated School (SIS)  of APD has 180 children on roll, for the Academic Year 2012-2013. These children are from under privileged segment .The school aims in helping these children join mainstream schools after giving the support required. This is a day school and we have two buses that pick up children every morning and drops them back home. The focus at SIS is on activity-oriented learning.  The school offers a good resource center and library.  Co – curricular activities like painting, quiz competitions, sports, cultural festivals, and arts and crafts ensure all round development.

Some of the major activities during the last three months are given below for your kind information.  

Key Highlights for the month of  November 2014 , Decmber2014 & January 2015.

November 2014

The month kick-started with the Karnataka Rajyotsava celebrations, on 7th November where the children participated in various cultural activities to celebrate the spirit of Karnataka. On 11th November, a meeting was organized for the parents of children from Nursery to Standard VII to discuss the academic progress of the children as well as the safety measures required.  A Dental check-up was organized for 184 students on 12th November in association with Vasan Dental Care. Children’s Day was celebrated on 14th November with great fanfare. Teachers entertained the children through various cultural programmes and the children had fun participating in the various games that were organized.  Gifts and sweets were given to the children as part of the Celebration. On 19th November, the Sports day for the Nursery and Preparatory Children was held with great enthusiasm and spirit shown by the children was commendable. There were various external visits that were done to expose the children to the outside environment. On 20th November, the 20 children who study in IVth Standard were taken to IDBI Bank and were explained the basics of what happens in a bank. On the same day, 28 children from the Nursery were taken to the post office and learnt what happens in a post office. They were also thrilled that they were able to post letters to their parents there. On 21st November,  20 students from Preparatory were taken to the APD Horticulture Department in Jeevanbhimanagar to see the plant fair that was organized there. 10 Children from SIS participated in an Art Competition that was held by an external body and 4 of the children won in the categories they participated in.

 

December 2014

The month started with an awareness programme organized about AIDS on 1st December – World AIDS Day. A rally was also organized by the students to the various departments of APD. There was a focus on health in the beginning of the month and 182 children went for an Eye check-up organized by Vasan Eye Care. On 8th and 15th December, an audiology test was conducted for 45 students and hearing aids were provided as required.  On 10th December, a general check-up was organized by Ambedkar Medical College for 50 students. After these check-ups, the children were given the necessary further follow-up and treatment.

 5 students also participated in an Art Competition organized by the Karnataka State Federation of Deaf and the winner was a child from SIS. On 9th and 10th December, 25 parents were taken to Seventh Day Adventist Kollegal for an exposure visit where a 2 day programme of interaction, therapy sessions and activities were conducted.

There were 2 sessions on therapy training organized during the month – one was held on 16th December for 5 parents of Spina bifida students to explain how they can help their children with their daily activities. One was held on 22nd December for the parents of children with cerebral palsy to explain how they can help their children with their daily activities. 18th December was a special day for the children as Mother’s Day was celebrated by the Nursery and Preparatory Class children. A special awareness session on nutrition was held as part of the celebrations. On 23rd December, it was Christmas celebrations at SIS with a lot of dance and music in keeping with the spirit of the season, and the children were overjoyed to receive gifts of their choice before the celebration ended.

January 2015

 School re-opened on 5th January after the Christmas vacation. 5th to 10th January was observed as Road Safety Week and the focus was on making the children aware of the rules and regulations to be followed on the road. It was celebration time again on 14th January, which was ‘Pongal’ or the Harvest festival in South India. The students were taught about the significance of this festival and a traditional dish called ‘Pongal’ which is made from rice and lentils which is made on this day was prepared and given to the children. On 19th January, 27 students were taken to Vasan Eye Care for follow-up treatment. The children had been practising with a lot of enthusiasm and effort for their Annual Day programme that was held on 24th January. 170 students participated in this grand celebration which was based on a Theme of Festivals of India. The dedication of the teachers and the efforts of the students really made sure that this was a memorable day for the children.

We need your help to spread the word! Please share this opportunity with your friends and contacts, especially those who are USA tax payers . Post a link to our project page on your Facebook page asking your friends to donate . For further details please feel free to write to me  shanigar@apd-india.org  or call me on  *Mob: +91- 9972450655*

Our sincere thanks to all of our Donors for their kind donations and love.  We shall submit to you more news in the next report.

Dnace performance by children
Dnace performance by children
Dance performance
Dance performance
Drama about Christmas
Drama about Christmas
Dance by Master Paul - 7 std student
Dance by Master Paul - 7 std student
Nov 26, 2014

Quarterly report of Education for disabledchildren

children dancing after  receiving prizez in sports
children dancing after receiving prizez in sports

 Dear Donors, Friends and Well-wishers of The Association of People with  Disability (APD).

We are glad to submit to you the quarterly report of our Education Program for  Children with Disability.  

Thanks to GlobalGiving community for your generous support for educating the children with disability. The donation raised through GlobalGiving website helped us to provide mid-day meals, books, uniforms, healthcare, transportation, Hearing aids and special coaching supplement to children with disability. Their medical rehabilitation, an integral part of their development, is ensured through regular medical check ups, physiotherapy and use of mobility aids.

The Education Programme at APD aims at promoting inclusive education through focused institutional and district programs and networking with government agencies, NGOs, special and mainstream schools

The Shradhanjali Integrated School (SIS)  of APD has 180 children on roll, for the Academic Year 2012-2013. These children are from under privileged segment .The school aims in helping these children join mainstream schools after giving the support required. This is a day school and we have two buses that pick up children every morning and drops them back home. The focus at SIS is on activity-oriented learning.  The school offers a good resource center and library.  Co – curricular activities like painting, quiz competitions, sports, cultural festivals, and arts and crafts ensure all round development.

Some of the major activities during the last three months are given below for your kind information.  

Key Highlights for the month of September to  15 November 2014.

  September 2014

September was a busy month at SIS. It started with the celebration of the Ganesh Chathurti Festival with an idol of Lord Ganesha brought to the campus and immersed in the water after 3 days after pooja. The children were taught about this festival.

 There was an advocacy meeting for the parents held on 10th September which was attended by 65 parents. The meeting focused on Nirmaya renewal for children with multiple disability and enrolment as well as on pension. Another meeting for parents was held to train them on basic sign language, problems associated with hearing loss, total communication and maintenance of hearing aids.

 12 teachers attended the refresher course conducted by TATA Edge to keep them motivated to provide innovative education solutions that will keep the children interested and engaged throughout the year. An assessment for wheel chair requirement was conducted on 11th September and 17 students were identified who needed wheel chairs. 2 fun activities were also held for the children with a Class trip to Lumbini garden on 17th September for 28 Nursery students who were accompanied by 4 staff and a trip for the 17 preparatory class students on 16th September to the KR Puram garden who were accompanied by 3 staff. The students thoroughly enjoyed both activities. The school closed for Dussera vacation on 29th September 2014.

  October 2014

 On the 8th October, a Medical camp was held and 4 children identified with epilepsy and further treatment is being provided to them. School reopened on 13th October after vacation. Sports is an integral part of the curriculum and the Sports day was held on 15th October for students from Standard I to VII. Trophies and medals were given at the end of the event by NOS CEO, Northern Trust, Mosur Saishekar, for the star performers. 20 students were identified and swimming classes were organized for these students.

 Keeping with the continuous focus on overall development of the children, a painting competition was held for Speech & Hearing impaired children on 25th October and a story telling competition was held for students from Standard I to VII. On 27th October, the children celebrated Diwali in the school with sweets and fireworks.

 A medical check-up was organized on 30th October for 140 students and some of the parents as well. The month came to an exciting end for the 55 students of standard V to VII as they headed to Lumbini gardens for their class trip on 31st October. They were accompanied by 6 staff.

  November 2014

The first half of November has also seen a lot of activities. The month kick-started with the Karanataka Rajyotsava celebrations, on 7th November where the children participated in various cultural activities to celebrate the spirit of Karnataka. On 11th November, a meeting was organized for the parents of children from Nursery to Standard VII to discuss the academic progress of the children as well as the safety measures required.

A Dental check-up was organized for 184 students on 12th November in association with Vasan Dental Care. Children’s Day was celebrated on 14th November with great fanfare. Teachers entertained the children through various cultural programmes and the children had fun participating in the various games that were organized. Gifts and sweets were given to the children as part of the Celebration.

We need your help to spread the word! Please share this opportunity with your friends and contacts, especially those who are USA tax payers . Post a link to our project page on your Facebook page asking your friends to donate . For further details please feel free to write to me  shanigar@apd-india.org  or call me on  *Mob: +91- 9972450655*

Our sincere thanks to all of our Donors for their kind donations and love.  We shall submit to you more news in the next report.

NOS CEO, Northern Trust, Mosur Saishekar, prize di
NOS CEO, Northern Trust, Mosur Saishekar, prize di
Volley Ball Match
Volley Ball Match
Sports event
Sports event

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