Kaumaram Prashanthi Academy, run by the kaumaram prashanthi trust, is a beacon of hope for children with Autism, Intellectual disabilities and cerebral palsy in Coimbatore, Tamil nadu, India. The school had a humble beginning in the year 2006 as a NGO with three children and blossomed over the years as the premier school in this region. The institution which started with a single therapist and a helper now provides service to 224 children with sixty-five staff members from different disciplines under its wing. The School has now extended its service to Tirupur which was started in July 2010, at present catering to 35 students with the services mentioned below.
- Special Education
- Early childhood education program
- Vocational skills Training & shelter workshop
- Developmental Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Speech and communication Therapy
- Yoga and Naturopathy
- Computer training program
- Physical Education Training
- Music Therapy
- Co-curricular activities
Vision of Kaumaram Prashanthi Academy:
To facilitate every child to develop on his/her own to the full potential and to add a new dimension that enables the child to manage everyday life independently to blend with mainstream society.
Goals of Kaumaram Prashanthi Academy:
Adopt a holistic approach to develop the child fully and enable total independence for the future. Students grow more independent and improve in areas of self-help skills and socialization.
Timely intervention to help the child with self-respect in society and seamlessly integrates in the mainstream of life.
To extend variable learning options for the child to learn at its own pace with the support of teachers, parents and service providers that paves a firm path for the future of each child.
To foster a sense of well-being and care amongst the children and shower love, which spurs the child to blossom, thereby forgetting their past.
Enabling Inclusion® App:
Kaumaram Prashanthi Academy is adopting the Enabling Inclusion® App from Amar Seva Sangam to strengthen the monitoring of activities and children’s progress there by further enhancing the quality of the services. Training for Kaumaram Prashanthi Academy staff to use the App was given from 16th,17th,18th & 19th October. A Total of 27 staff from Kaumaram Prashanthi Academy including 2 Team leads, 3 Physiotherapist, 4 Occupational Therapist, 1 speech Therapist, 13 Special educators, 2 teachers, 1 yoga teacher, 1 IT person were participated in the training.