Department of Developmental Therapy

Department of Developmental Therapy

The developmental therapy department is headed by Mrs. Pravina S .Raut (B.Com, Diploma in Special Education and Bridge course on ASD, ADHD, and speech and language therapy). She has a rich experience of 20+ years in the field and has handled over 500 children with Intellectual disability, 200+ children with autism and 200+ children with cerebral palsy and related problems. Her team consists of special educators, mental health workers and interns.

Objective and Vision 

The main aim of the department is to help a large number of people affected by developmental disabilities and handicaps to achieve their maximum potential and preparing them to merge in the mainstream of society .

The objective of this department is

  • Assessment of problem using tools like FACP, MDPS, Basic-MR CAR checklist etc
  • Formulating a long term plan and interventional strategy for individual.
  • Solving the problem through systematic, scientific and effective therapies.
  • Indulging in group therapy to improve social skills.
  • Working with individuals to achieve the goals set.

Services provided

  1. Individualized Developmental Therapeutic Program for children with Intellectual Disability
  2. Special Handling program for ASD, Intellectual Disability, Cerebral Palsy, Developmental Delays and ADHD.
  3. Group Therapies for special children: * Play group therapy  *Pre-vocational Group therapy
  4. Vocational training and job placements (Depending on individual’s level)
  5. Outdoor activities (for borderline and slow learners)
  6. Educational tour (Transfer of Learning)
  7. Special Counseling, psycho education and motivation for parents
  8. Home based programs for outstation students
  9. Tools:-FACP, MDPS, Basic-MR CAR checklist