Adhiparasakthi Annai illam empowers and enables disabled people to reach their full potential through Education, Training and Employment. Our activities begin with awareness-creation; goes on to the screening of newborn babies in Primary Health Centers and Government Hospitals. We identify the disabled and offer a wide range of services to children and parents of disabled children from special schools to Integration/ Inclusive education systems and job-orientated training programmes. We also promote self-help groups. We focus strongly on improving access for the disabled by promoting a barrier free environment.
We collaborate with mainstream sectors like Health, Education, Rural Development, Social Welfare, Transport, universities, social defence and women’s development.
We work towards full inclusion of disabled persons, parents and family members. Our Community Based Rehabilitation programmes and Center Based Rehabilitation programmes, encourage the formation of independent Self Help Groups and Parents’ Associations.
We are committed to Human Resource Development through training of Parents, Special Educators, Physiotherapists, speech therapists, psychologists, Government Personnel, Educators and Volunteers.
We educate rural people on the rights of the disabled through the state government project -VazikattumThittam.
At the core of everything that Adhiparasakthi Annai illam undertakes, is the passionate belief in the dignity of human life. It is for this, which Adhiparasakthi Annai illam champions for the Rights of disabled persons, the right to life, to information, to education, to health, to employment, to social security, to recreation, and to full participation.