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Parent Empowerment Groups

A study conducted by ASSA highlighted the need expressed by parents of children with disabilities in our EI program, for strengthening of parent leadership, peer connection and mentorship in order to further reduce their strain/burden, empower them, provide peer connections, provide more knowledge and an avenue for advocacy and promote inclusion of their children with

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The Enabling Inclusion (EI) App: A story from Rural South India about COVID-19 and digital techno

During the COVID pandemic, India saw multiple lockdowns over a span of 2 years that impacted rehabilitation service provision within the country. Digital technologies helped provide and maintain service provision to children with disabilities in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu through the Enabling Inclusion (EI) App developed and implemented by Amar Seva Sangam Ayikudy

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Building the capacity of Indian occupational therapists, Canadian student occupational therapists and occupational therapy services in rural South India through virtual fieldwork placements: A global partnership

Tele-rehabilitation is a relatively novel field that has the potential to significantly impact the management of non-communicable diseases globally, but especially in low and middle income countries (LMIC’s)  (Shenoy et al., 2018). Simply put, tele-rehabilitation is the ability to provide healthcare from a distance. It has the potential to create equity/access in health service provision,

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