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
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.
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Resources – Therapy on-site
Internships for college students in Special Schools
?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.
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
Andhra Mahila Sabha
Iswari Prasad Dattatreya Orthopaedic Centre
No.10, Dr. Durgabai Deshmukh Road,
Phone: 24938331/21/11 Extn: 400 or 401
Fax : (044) 24950815