EARLY INTERVENTION

Amar Seva Sangam’s mobile Village Based Rehabilitation - Early Intervention

Therapy Program

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

Amar Seva Sangam's dream has been finally fulfilled, we have conducted our first International Conference on Early Intervention.

Conference Program

mVBR-EI APP

App that connects Community Rehabilitation Workers to Rehabilitation Specialists

EI Program

BIG CHALLENGES

Reaching children with early intervention programs is a big challenge.

- Access to knowledge
- Access to specialists
- Geographical accessibility
- Financial means

EI Program

GLOBAL HEALTH ISSUE

Child health is a global health issue - With Africa and Asia facing the largest burden

EI Program

CHANGE SYSTEM

- From medical model to child and family centered model
- From center based to community based
- Therapist as service provider to service facilitator
- Ownership from therapists to parents

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What We Do

SCREENING

Screen and identify children under the age of 6 for developmental delays in rural areas……Read more

THERAPY SERVICES

Provide home and centre based Early Intervention therapy and services…..Read more

TRAINING

Training on early childhood development for health workers and educators……Read more

AWARENESS

Advocacy and community awareness programs in the community to reduce stigma and promote inclusion……Read more

EMPOWER PARENTS

Parents are recognized as the experts and empowered through family centered services……Read more

HOW, WHERE, WHY

— How we do it:

Teams of Community Rehab Workers, Physiotherapists, Special Educators, Occupational and Speech and Language Trainers to teach parents / caregivers to integrate …..Read More

— Where we do it:

Currently, we work in 5 districts in rural Tamil Nadu (Tenkasi, Tirunelveli, Tuticorin, Madurai and Namakkal), India….Read More

— Why we do it:

The Global Burden of Disease Study (Lancet 2018), estimated that there are 52.9 million children younger than the age of 5 years with developmental disabilities….Read More

This program is a unit of Amar Seva Sangam’s Village Based Rehabilitation program and is headquartered in Tenkasi, Tamil Nadu, India.

Success Stories

Yuktha

Yuktha was born in a village called Ananthapuram in Tamil Nadu. Her mother had a prolonged labour and Yuktha didn’t….

Siva Selvam

Siva Selvam was born in a village Pavoorchatram. The child had a history of low birth weight and general developmental delay….

Mathish

Mathish was born in Tenkasi, he receives therapy in Home based Early intervention. The diagnosis of the initial screening is….

Videos about our programme

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