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May 18, 2020

Speech Therapy Unit

                   Decades earlier there was no proper education facility available for mentally and physically disabled children in the society. Now Government has initiated several steps for giving proper education facility to uplift the disabled children in the society. Bharathi Seva Mandali Trust Karkala has started the special school in Karkala Taluk of Udupi District in the year 2004 and named it as “Chethana Special School”, with the sole intension of upliftment of special children to the main stream of society. The School initially started with 16 mentally and physically challenged children with the whole hearted support and accommodation provided by the management of Sri. Vekataramana Temple Karkala in the premises of S.V.T Primary School. The management of the school is very much grateful for their kind gesture.

                 Since 2011 our special school is having its own building built at cost of Rs. 3 Crores in half an acre of land near Sri.Krishna Kshethra, Anekere, Karkala donated by Borkatte Hegde family. The management of the school is also very much grateful for this family. Due to the dedication of management, staff members, advisory committee members and also support of valued donors & well wishers the school is now giving education for 80 differently abled special children with autism, mentally disabled, down syndrome, deaf and dumb and blindness. The school is giving proper education, food, transport and uniform facility at free of cost.

 

Academic particulars :

                       At present there are 10 specially trained teaching staff, 1 Physiotherapist and 9 non teaching staff members being working in the school. 80 mentally and physically disabled children are provided proper education with MDPS (Medras Development Programme System) under the revised evaluation of NIMH Secundarabad. There are 8 classes for the students under Pre-primary and Secondary divisions. After completion of Secondary division eligible students are given special training for appearing SSLC examination. In the classroom children are being trained in daily activities, self introduction, identification of articles, learning & writing, time seeing, money identification, social obligations, language study and home activities etc depending on their intelligence. Apart from this children are also being given necessary training in Yoga, Physiotherapy, Speech Therapy , Music, Dance, Yakshagana, Physical education, Computer class, Tailoring class and Vocational training (Preparation of cloth bags, paper bags, artificial flowers, yakshagana face masks etc.)

 

Programmes projected:

               For uplifting these special children to the main stream of the society we propose the following project for the year 2019-20.

         A unit of early intervention and early stimulation by identifying disability in small children and  providing treatment in early stages we proposed new speech therapy  unit for disabled diserved students. Construction work is under progress and premises will be ready within the reasonable time.

Jan 16, 2020

Bldg Work is Completed, Instruments to be affixed

Regarding Our Special School:

Decades earlier there was no proper education facility available for mentally and physically disabled children in the society. Now Government has initiated several steps for giving proper education facility to uplift the disabled children in the society. Bharathi Seva Mandali Trust Karkala has started the special school in Karkala Taluk of Udupi District in the year 2004 and named it as “Chethana Special School”, with the sole intension of upliftment of special children to the main stream of society. The School initially started with 16 mentally and physically challenged children with the whole hearted support and accommodation provided by the management of Sri. Vekataramana Temple Karkala in the premises of S.V.T Primary School. The management of the school is very much grateful for their kind gesture.

                 Since 2011 our special school is having its own building built at cost of Rs. 3 Corers in half an acre of land near Sri.Krishna Kshethra, Anekere, Karkala donated by Borkatte Hegde family. The management of the school is also very much grateful for this family. Due to the dedication of management, staff members, advisory committee members and also support of valued donors & well wishers the school is now giving education for 80 differently abled special children with autism, mentally disabled, down syndrome, deaf and dumb and blindness. The school is giving proper education, food, transport and uniform facility at free of cost.

Academic particulars :

                      At present there are 10 specially trained teaching staff and 10 non teaching staff members being working in the school. 80 mentally and physically disabled children are provided proper education with MDPS (Medras Development Programme System) under the revised evaluation of NIMH Secundarabad. There are 8 classes for the students under Pre-primary and Secondary divisions. After completion of Secondary division eligible students are given special training for appearing SSLC examination. In the classroom children are being trained in daily activities, self introduction, identification of articles, learning & writing, time seeing, money identification, social obligations, languagestudy and home activities etc depending on their intelligence. Apart from this children are also being given necessary training in Yoga, Physiotherapy, Speech Therapy , Music, Dance, Yakshagana, Physical education, Computer class, Tailoring class and Vocational training (Preparation of cloth bags, paper bags, artificial flowers, yakshagana face masks etc.)

 

Our New Project for the year 2019-20:

                    For uplifting these special children to the main stream of the society the propossed New Physiotherapy full pledged unit is required for our students those who are suffering from various disabilities such as Cerebal disoreder, Spinal Disorder, Developmental delay, ADL activities, Attension disorder, Obesity, Cordination Disorder, Mascular Disabilities and Nurological Disabilities.

                   For the said disabilities Physiotherapist is giving physiotherapy to these students in the required manner. Construction work of the building is almost completed and  required instruments affixed are as follows

1. Rexine Bed

2. Benches

3. Bolster

4. Gynic Ball

5. Stationery Cycle

6.  Postural Therapy Mirror

                   Instruments to be affixed are as follows

1. Thera Tubes

2. Tread Mill

3. Bolster with vertical suspension

4. Wedges

5. Weight Cuffs

6. Peg Board

7. Ball Pool

               We sincerly appeal to the donors to join us in this noble cause, so that we can acheive our mission at the earliest. We hope to acheive our cherised goal with whole hearted co-operation with financial support.

                                                                 Thanking you

Jan 6, 2020

Alround Welfare of Differently abled Children.

Brief Introduction:

                               Chethana Special School, Karkala in Udupi district is established in the year 2004 under the patronage of “Bharathi Seva Mandali Trust®”, Karkala with a intention of enlightening the life of differently abled children. The main objective of our special school is to educate and rehabilitate mentally and physically challenged children through appropriate training enabling them to lead independent life in the best possible manner. At present there are 10 specially trained teaching staff, 01 Physiotherapist and 9 non teaching staff members working for the school. The present student strength of the school is 80. Most of the students are from rural areas in and around Karkala and 80% of the parents are from below poverty   line. The school provides free education and conveyance, in addition to morning tiffin and midday meals to the children.

School Activities:

                             Keeping the student welfare in mind the school also offers free training in Yoga, Physiotherapy, Speech Therapy, Music, Dance, Yakshagana, Physical education, computer class, tailoring class, Vocational training and training in   personal hygiene along with literacy education. They are also trained in various hand made crafts for self reliance.

Monthly Expenses:

Staff Salary                                                      -          $ 3100

Transport & Vehicle Maintanance                      -           $ 1285

Food Expenses                                               -           $ 1500

Electricals & Telephone Bill                              -           $   150

Medical Expenses                                          -            $   285

Sports & Cultural                                            -            $   70   

Teaching Matirial                                            -            $  140

Contingencies & other Maintanance                 -            $  285

                                                         Total                  $ 6825

 

For providing uniform we are spending $ 1100 per year for 80 students.

Average food expenses comes $ 50 per day for 80 students.

Average monthly expenses comes to $ 90 per child.

Average food expenses comes to $ 300 per year per child.

 

                    Some children reqired extra help to learn basic skills. they are:

1. Articulation & Phonological Problems.

2. Expressive or Receiptive

3. Stuttering Dysorthria

4. Audiology Rehabilitation

5. Learning disability

6. Alphasia

Our immediate requirement:

Furniture & Fixtures                       $ 1500

Audiology & other accessories       $  3500

Speech Therapist Salary                $  1500

                                    Total         $  6500

                          Sir, we sincerely request you to join us in this noble cause, so that we can accomplish our mission at the earliest. We hope to achieve our cherished goal with your whole hearted co-operation and financial support.              

                           We are having IT exemption certificate under Income Tax Act 1961. The donations made to the school are exempted under section 80G of the Income Tax Act. Further, we wish to inform you that Govt. of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, New Delhi has already granted FCRA Registration to our Institution.

 
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