3. Early Intervention Centre for the Mentally Retarded Children

1

Gist of the Scheme

Early  Intervention  Centres  for  Mentally  Retarded  Children
have  been  established  in  all  the  districts  to benefit 50 Children in each District. These Centres have been established through NGOs. The main objective of these centres is to identify Children with Mental Retardation and children with allied Disabilities at birth and to provide Early Intervention                      services     including     early     detection     and identification (0-6years), with support and training to parents and families to facilitate Welfare of the Mentally Retarded Children.

2.

Eligibility Criteria

Children with Mental Retardation and Allied Disabilities in the age group of 0-6 Years.

3

Whether application form is
prescribed

No

4

Certificates to be furnished

National Identity Card for Differently Abled and proof of age

5

Officer to whom the application
is to be submitted

District Differently Abled Welfare Office

6

Grievances if any to be
addressed to

Principal Secretary / State Commissioner for the Differently
Abled,
State Resource cum Training Centre Campus, Jawaharlal Nehru Inner Ring Road,
K.K. Nagar, Chennai – 600 078. Ph: 044-24719947 / 48 / 49