NIDAAN for NADAANs
NIDDAN works in one of the most neglected areas of health i.e. Mental health. Mental health is not a priority as a health issue in any part of the world, more so in developing nations like India. NIDAAN thrust is twofold – one, to establish Mental health within the mainstream health paradigm of India and second, to ‘speak for’ a large population of people with mental illness and their right to a professional and inclusive system of care and treatment. Nidaan Institute of Rehabilitation and Training provides remedial intervention to children with special needs, especially those with learning disabilities, ADD/ADHD, Autism, Intellectual Disabilities, Hearing Impairment, Speech and Language Impairments and Development Delays. NIRT also provides programs for the enhancement of study skills and creative expression and training in National Institute of Open School (NIOS) Curriculum.
INTRODUCTION to NIDAAN
“NIDAAN” is an unaided non-government organization, dedicated for the cause of Mental Health of Individuals.
NIRT is providing all facilities under one roof to ID/LD/ADHD/ASD/Multiple Disabilities/ Mental Illness and CP children like Testing, Diagnosis, therapies like Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Physio -Therapy, Multy Sensory Clinic, Activity for daily living, Life skills, Academics, Art & Craft, Music & Dance, Indoor & Outdoor Games, Theatre for Children, Yoga & Meditation for all, Pre vocational Training, Vocational Training, Computer literacy Program and preparing for National Open School Examination(NIOS).
NIRT have a team of 25 dedicated members are working for the welfare of all these children. We organize screening camps in the communities ( Durga Nagar, Ishwar Nagar, Baba, Nagar, Kolar Road, etc. )along with door to door survey to identify CWSN and mobilize them to the center through our vehicles. For these children all the services are provided Free. Throughout the year students from all the Universities and Schools keep coming and doing their internship with NIRT.
NIRT also beliefs in the welfare and rehabilitation of Children with special needs. They are born different from normal faculties but their DIVINE POTENTIAL and STRENGTH to be channelized and, to transform them into respected individuals of main stream society.
JOURNEY of NIDAAN
NIDAAN started its services on 23.09.2013 with the counseling and training programmes along with the Examination Help Line Numbers for School students. The awareness and sensitization program for parents, teachers in school premises. The Diagnosis, Testing and Remedial Teaching one-to-one started from March 2016. The journey with class room and Centre based intervention started with three children in rented premises of Parijaat Complex, followed by E-1/204 is now reached to B-291(Shahpura) again in a rented building ( Ground plus two upper floors) with all types of Therapies and activities. The premises is consisting of a Specious Hall (for Physiotherapy/OT/Sensory Activities).
First floor is having front office, counseling and testing, Four Cubicles for one-to-one intervention, a Hall for Prayer and Meditation, Academic Room, Speech Therapy Room, Kitchen and Two Wash Rooms.
The Second Floor is having One Music Dance Room, Library, Indoor games, Speech Therapy Room and One Rest Room, attached Wash Room in all rooms.
We have made infrastructure as per requirement of Persons with Disability. Ramp and Wheel Chair is available to reach to the Ground Floor. Today (07.09.2020) we are having around 65 persons with disabilities and 25 Therapists, Special Educators, Physiotherapists, Music & Dance Experts, Arts & Craft Teachers and Supporting Staff. 9 students are on free tuitions and therapies 12 are given fee concession based on their economic status. Centre is bringing people from various parts of the city in its Van for early intervention.