All over the world, mental health is one of the biggest issues to be handled in our society. Keeping in view the big data of Intellectual Disabilities in Sindh, NDF established NDF Rehab Center in Nawabshah, it brings regular services to children with intellectual disabilities, such as life therapies i-e Physiotherapy, Psychotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, vocational/non formal education & independent living to 100 Children with Intellectual Disabilities with boarding facility.
NDF has identified following problems which may be addressed through this programme. 1. Early Detection 2. Early Intervention 3. Social Problem: 4. Social Inclusion 5. Economic Problem 6. No facility center at rural Sindh
NDF Rehab Center will solve the problems 1. Early Detection: The early detection or prevention of disabilities. 2. Early Intervention: Referral to a multi-professional team at district level will be essential for those children who have moderate or severe levels of impairment. 3. Social Problem: Stigma in society may be removed 4. Social Inclusion Problem: To promote disciplines such as anthropology & sociology. 5. Economic Problem: To provide vocational skills for self reliance.
Socially empowerment of children with Intellectual Disabilities through life therapies to make them self-independent 1. To provide life therapies at regular base 2. To improve living style in different angles such as motor skills, standing, speaking, grip, & others 3. To provide nutritional support at routine diet base. 4. To maintain health & hygiene of children 5. To provide clothes & wearing necessities 6. To provide Assistive Devices, CP Wheel Chairs & Wheel Chairs.
This project has provided additional documentation in a DOCX file (projdoc.docx).