Sparsh - State Resource Center for Deafblind & Therapeutic Service Centre for Children with Intellectual Disabilities
The SPARSH center was inaugurated on June 27 th 2017 on the occasion of Helen Keller Day. This center is for children and people with deaf-blind and children with Multiple Sensory Impairment (MSI). The center is located in Patia, Bhubaneswar. We are providing services education and inclusion enabling to reach and maintain their optimal physical, sensory, intellectual, psychological and social functional levels are based on their individual needs to build their capacity to become active member of their society. Total 55 students are getting support. The Technical support provided by Sense international India (SII).
State Resource centre, Patia caters rehabiliation and therapeutic services to 30 children and 10 person with intellitial disabilties. This centre is unique in Bhubaneswar municipality as it provides therapeutic services, counselling, education and vocational training for the children and persons with disabilities. This centre is supported by the department of social security and empowerment of person’s with disabilities, Govt.of Odisha. Through the continious engagement of team of experts, 15 children were regularly attending the formal school. Out of 10 persons with disabilties enrolled in vocational training centre, 6 PWDs are independenlty and activiely engaged in making chocolates, applique work, jewallery and paper bags.