VOCATIONAL TRAINING & REHABILITATION CENTRE (VRC)

Objectives

  • To enable the trainee Children with Mental Retardation for vocational rehabilitation.
  • To develop competency skills for independent living and mainstreaming.
  • To enhance skill for self-help, socialization and communication skills for better interaction.
  • To provide opportunities for Special Olympic, Abilympics and Open School Examinations.
    Trainees above the age of 14 years with mental deficiency are given admission here. The intention to
    start this service was to address the concern of the parents- “What will happen to my child after we are not
    there”. Special Educators, Behavior Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapists and
    Audiologists, Yoga Instructors and Vocational Instructors provide their support on as and when required.
    After detailed psychological assessment and special educational assessment of the trainee they are
    systematically trained in Self-help care, Communication, Socialization, Functional academics, vocational
    training and vocational rehabilitation. Trainees with mild mental retardation are encouraged to take the 5th
    standard exams, through the open school system. Digdarshika is also the exam center for the open school
    exams. Trainees have been trained to participate and win laurels at the Special Olympics, National and
    International levels.