Screening

All children in the communities we work in are screened for delayed development at Primary Health Centres, Village Sub-Centres, Anganwadi Centres (Government Pre-Schools), Pre-Schools or directly in their homes.

Our community rehabilitation workers work alongside village health nurses and Anganwadi workers (preschool teachers) to conduct the screening using the Trivandrum Development Screening Chart

All children screened positive are flagged in the EI app for further follow-up by our team.

Outcomes (from 2017 – 2020)

  • Overall 55,729 children (28,606 boys) & (27,123 girls) were screened for Delayed Development.
  • 2.1% prevalence rate of development delays were detected.
  • A study was conducted in collaboration with McGill University of Canada and found 100% concordance between screening conducted by community workers and rehabilitation specialists.
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