Early Intervention Centre ‘Prayas’ established at Army Hospital (Research and Referral) in New Delhi


Early Intervention Centre- Prayas has been established at Army Hospital (Research and Referral) in New Delhi to alleviate the suffering and instill confidence in parents in dealing with differently-abled children. Defence Ministry said, the Centre is a comprehensive state-of-the-art facility which is dedicated to the children with special needs. Children of Armed Forces personnel upto six years of age suffering from autism, cerebral palsy, sleep and language delay and other disabilities will benefit immensely from this venture. The Centre was inaugurated by President of Army Wives Welfare Association Archana Pande, in the presence of Chief of the Army Staff Gen Manoj Pande.

The newly established Centre has facilities of advanced screening for hearing and visual defects, detection of Autism, clinical identification of various syndromes and therapeutic facilities. A multi-disciplinary approach combining expertise of various therapists will work together to enhance the capabilities of the special children.

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