Monday, October 31, 2011

Physiotherapy for IED students of SSA-IED-Trichy Project


Physiotherapy exercise for SRBC Child of SSA/SEVAI
Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan in Tamilnadu, Trichy District in collaboration with Trichy based NGO now provides free physiotherapy sessions to students after they undergo surgery at the hospitals to correct their disabilities. The disabled children from 6 years to 18 years are provided free medical treatment under this project. The project provide free of cost physiotherapy to all the kids before and after surgery. Every student has a named specialist physiotherapist who completes a baseline physiotherapy assessment as soon as they arrive. This forms the basis for mobility and postural management programmes that are tailored to individual need and are integrated into all areas of school life. Physiotherapy is delivered in individual sessions or within a group, and is integrated into the classrooms. SEVAI physiotherapists train staff and carers so that there is a consistent approach and delivery of student’s programme. SEVAI encourages maximum input from our students to help them fulfill their functional potential and are also happy to advise and support parents.SEVAI also offer Standing programmes, Mobility programmes including: walking, tricking and wheelchair mobility; Assessment and management of orthotic needs, and a weekly clinic with a visiting orthotist,Liaison with outside professionals, including other therapists, wheelchair services and consultants ,Support for students on return to school, Fitness and co-ordination groups, Two therapeutic riding groups each week, Involvement in the delivery of the curriculum, including personal and physical development, sensory, and enrichment sessions and Advice on equipment provision.-Govin


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