AMS IPD Orthopaedic Centre

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About Us

The  I.P.D.  Orthopaedic  Centre  was  inaugurated  by  Smt. Indira  Gandhi  in  1960.  The  Institution  was  established  in  memory  of  Iswari  Prasad  Dattatreya,  a  cerebral  palsy  child,  by  his  parents  Mr. & Mrs. Hanumantha Rao with  a  initial  corpus  of  Rs. 1 Lakh.  With  the  eradication  of  Polio  the  centre  has  shifted  its  focus  to  working  with  the mentally challenged. The  institution  has  now  grown  into  a  rehabilitation  centre  with  residential  facilities  for  physically  and  mentally  challenged  children  and  adults  with  over  a  100  residents

Programmes  and Activities

Special  education  is  provided  to  mentally  challenged  children  and  adults.

? Montessori School – Cerebral  Palsy  and  Mentally Challenged  below  6  years.
? Elizabeth  Herridge Centre – Pre-School for Hearing Impaired  below 6 years.
? I.P.D. Special School – Cerebral Palsy and Mentally Challenged from 6 to 14 yrs.
? Durgabai Deshmukh School cum Training Centre – Mentally Challenged adults.

Vocational Training for Women

The  Vocational  Rehabilitation  Unit  at  the  Centre  offers  a  two  year  training  to  physically  challenged  women  above  18 years  in  Printing  and  Tailoring  with  free  residential  facilities.

Sheltered  Workshop  for  Mentally  Challenged  adults : The  Durgabai  Deshmukh  School  cum  Sheltered  Workshop  offers  Vocational  training  in  making  Paper-cups,  Candles,  Envelopes,  Phenyl.  On  successful  completion  of  training  the  students  are  paid  stipend.  An  organic  leaf  manure  project  has  also  been  started.

Therapy : Therapies  are  offered  to  the  mentally  challenged  children  and  adults  as  part  of  their  schooling  as  well  as  at  highly  subsidized  rates  to  out-patients. The  Departments  are  managed  by  training  personnel  and  equipped  with  all  facilities.

?Physiotherapy
?Occuupational Therapy
?Speech Therapy

Infrastructures

Physical

Individual  Classrooms

10

Residential Halls

3

Printing  & Tailoring Units

2

Resources – Therapy on-site

 

Opportunities

Internships  for  college  students  in  Special  Schools

News and Events

?On  15th October  2013  our  students  went  to  Thiruvavaduthurai Rajarathinam Auditorium, near our school  and  performed  dance programme  organized  by Bonne chance.
?On  6th November 2013  S & S I.T. Company  conducted  Sports to our children at  our   campus.
?On   19th   November  2013   conducted Sports to our children by  Lions Club  at our  campus.
?On  22nd   November   2013   World   Disabled  Day  preliminary  Sports  Meet  at  St. Louis, Adyar, Chennai-20.
?On 22nd Neeta Talent Cultural programme at Kamarajar Memorial Hall Chennai.
?On 23rd November 2013 Fancy Dress  competition  conducted  by  Lions  Club, at  Dr. Durgabai Deshmukh Hospita, Andhra Mahila Sabha.
?On23rd  November 2013  The Mylapore Academy conducted Drawing competition and    distributed    prizes   for   Children’s   Day   celebration,   at       Sringeri  Mutt, Mandaveli.
?On  30th  November  2013  Christmas  celebration  at  Good  Sheperd  Convent,  Chetput.
?On  3rd  December  2013  World  Disabled  Day  Sport  Meet  at  J.J. Stadium,  Kilpauk Garden.
?On 4th  December  2013  World  Disabled  Day  Preliminary  Cultural  Programme  (Ortho  Category)  at  our  campus.
?On  5th  December  2013   World   Disabled   Day  Cultural  Programme at  Anna University,  Vivekananda  Auditorum, Chennai.
?On  7th  December  2013  Sathyabama University  students  conducted  Sports  for  our  Special  children.

Vocational Rehabilitation  Unit

?On  2nd  October 2013,  the  inmates  participated a programme  conducted  by Mylapore  Academy,  celebration  of  Gandhi Jayanthi.
?On  10th  October 2013,  the  inmates  went  to  Mrs. Latha Kamesh  residence to  see  Navarathri  Golu..
?The  inmates  attended   Light  Music conducted  by  Rotary  Club  at  ortho centre.
?The  inmates  went  to  bajan  at  Kottivakkam  by  Mrs. Jaya  Margabandhu  and  had  dinner.
?On 15th  October  2013,  the  inmates  attended cultural  programme  organized  by  Bonne  chandce  Educational  Academy  at  Muthamil  Mandram  and       they  donated  1  Tailoring  Machine  and  3  motors  to  Tailoring  Section.
?The  girls  went  Diwali  function  organized  by  Lions  Club  at  Chenapuri  Annadanam Samajam.
?On  9th November  2013,  Sales  at  Hostel  Residency  Towers, T.Nagar –Candles, Greeting  Cards  &  Kerchief.
?On  23rd  November  2013,  the  inmates  went  to  Sundaram  Sai  Baba Temple,  on  the  occasion  of  Sathya  Sai  Baba’s  Birthday.
?On  27th  November  2013,  Lions  Club, Nungambakkam  donated  a  Wheel Chair  at  their  office.
?On  3rd  December  2013,  the  inamates  went  to  World  Disabled  Day  at  Basket  Ball  Stadium, Kilpauk  for  sports.
?On  5th  December  2013,  the  inmates  went  Anna  University  for  World  Disabled  Day  and  enjoyed  cultural  programme.
?On  12th  December  2013,  6  inmates  went  to  Tirupathi  and  Darshan  of  Lord  Venkateshwara  organized  by  RYA Food  Bank,  T.Nagar, Chennai.
?On  14th  December  2013,  the  inmates  went  to  Maharashtra  Bhavan,  Vepery  to   attend   World   Disabled   Day   celebration   organized   by        Sukriti Social  Foundation.  The  distributed  Sweets  and  Bags  to  our  inmates.
?On  17th  December  2013,  Women’s  Voluntary  Services  of  Tamilnadu  on their  42nd  Annual  Day,  they  donate  Caliper  and  Crutches  to  our  old       Student.

D.D. School cum Training centre for mentally retarded unit

A  Meeting  regarding  the  World  Disabled  Day  was  held  at  BKN, Vepery, and  the  Headmistress  attend  the  Meeting.  In  the  meeting  it  was  decided  to  contribute  Rs. 5000/-  for  each  school.
?On  22nd  November  2013, District  Level  World  Disabled  Day  Meet  was  conducted  at  St. Louis  Institute.  5  of  our  students  participated  and  3      of  them  won  prizes.
?On  30th  November  2013,  20  of  our  students  attended  Christmas  Celebration at  Good  Shephered  convent,  in  which  they  enjoyed  games,       santo’s and  also  received  gifts.
?On  3rd  December  2013,  the  World  Disabled  Day  State  Level  Sports  Meet was   held   at   J.J.  Stadium,   Kilpauk.   40 boys   attended   the     function   and  3  students   participated   in   the   events.    Uma   Devi   won   1st  prize   and  P. Velmurugan  won  2nd  prize  in  obstacle  race. Madhu    won 3rd prize     in soft ball throw.
?On 5th December 2013,World Disabled Day cultural programme as held at Anna  University  and about 40 students attended and enjoyed.
?On  7th  December 2013, Dream makers conducted Run games  about 15 boys  participated  and  got  medals. It  was  held  at  Sathyabama  University
?On  12th  December  2013, 8 students along, won 2 students  went  to Thirupathy  to  workship  Balaji  which  was  organized  by  volunteers  of  RYA.
?The  School  was  closed  for  Half-yearly  holidays  from  21st  December 2013 to  1st January  2014.

Other Information

Sponsorship of a Mentally Challenged Child for one year     …        Rs. 11,000/-

Special meals for 120 inmates

Breakfast                                                         …        Rs.  2,000/-
Lunch/Dinner                                                  …        Rs.  3,500/-
Tea and Snacks                                               …        Rs.  1,000/-
Full Day  meals                                               …        Rs.  7,000/-
(Additional items Rs. 500/- each)

Cheque/Drafts should be drawn in favour of AMS Development Fund to be eligible for
Income Tax Exemption under Section 80G

Contact Us

The  Secretary
Andhra Mahila Sabha
Iswari Prasad Dattatreya Orthopaedic Centre
No.10, Dr. Durgabai Deshmukh Road,
Chennai-600 028.

Phone: 24938331/21/11  Extn: 400 or 401
Fax : (044) 24950815
E-mail: amsipd@gmail.com