Training Programs

For Government Health and Education Workers

We provided training for health and education workers in identifying children with delayed development, providing early intervention therapy services and integrating children into the schools and classrooms.

Outcomes (2017 – 2020)

Trained 3744 workers:

  • Anganwadi workers (pre-school teachers) – 2927.
  • Nurses, Physicians -817.

For NGO workers including community rehabilitation workers and rehabilitation specialists

We conducted training programs by the team of specialist trainers and international experts and include training on provision of home based EI therapy, hands-on therapy modules, ICF model, family centered services, standardized development tools and focused training on speech therapy, physiotherapy and special education.

Outcomes (2017 – 2020)

Trained 332 workers:

  • Community Rehabilitation Workers – 194.
  • Rehabilitation Specialists – 138.

Train the Trainer Program

As training community rehab workers, parents and children is essential to the program, we worked with McGill University, to create a Train the Trainer program to produce better educators and clinicians.

See publication and blog posts:

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09638288.2020.1752823

https://www.mcgill.ca/spot/article/training-trainers-india

https://www.mcgill.ca/spot/article/training-trainers-india-part-2

https://www.mcgill.ca/spot/article/training-trainers-india-part-3

Consulting and Training Parents

Overall 2180 parents and family members and their children were trained during 6 Parent Empowerment, Consultation and Knowledge Translation Workshops.

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