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Amar Jyoti Institute of Physiotherapy, Delhi, Delhi
Amar Jyoti Institute of Physiotherapy, Delhi, Delhi
Address:Amar Jyoti Rehabilitation and Research Centre, Karkardooma, Vikas Marg
Delhi (District Delhi)
Delhi, IndiaPin Code : 110092
Amar Jyoti Institute of Physiotherapy, Delhi Delhi is a recognised institute / college. Amar Jyoti Institute of Physiotherapy, Delhi Delhi is managed by Society: Amar Jyoti Charitable Trust, Gwalior.
Principal of Amar Jyoti Institute of Physiotherapy, Delhi Delhi is Dr Raju K Parasher.
Amar Jyoti Institute of Physiotherapy, Delhi Delhi is situated in Delhi of Delhi state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. Delhi comes under Delhi Tehsil, Delhi District.
Fax # of Amar Jyoti Institute of Physiotherapy, Delhi Delhi is +91-11-22372521.
Contact Person(s) of the Amar Jyoti Institute of Physiotherapy, Delhi Delhi is (are): President: Mr SP Mandal.
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Website of Amar Jyoti Institute of Physiotherapy, Delhi Delhi is www.amarjyotirehab.org.
Contact Details of Amar Jyoti Institute of Physiotherapy, Delhi Delhi are : Telephone: +91-11-22379827, 22375512
CoursesB.Sc. (Hons) Physical Therapy
Amar Jyoti Institute of Physiotherapy, Delhi Delhi runs course(s) in Physiotherapy stream(s).
Amar Jyoti Institute of Physiotherapy is affiliated with Delhi University, New Delhi (Delhi)
Profile of Amar Jyoti Institute of PhysiotherapyFrom the cycle rickshaw to a barrier free bus fitted with hydraulic lift, from under a tree to a regular school; sitting on durries and playing in the grass to now having regular furniture designed with special needs and good play grounds; from a barsati as an office to an institution based centre with two barrier-free buildings in Delhi and a branch in Gwalior; from paper flutes to a regular orchestra and band; from handwritten annual report to printed publications; from knitting needles to knitting machines; from hand-and foot stitching machines to electrically operated stitching; from organizing National Integrated Sports to 6th International Abilympics is an exceptional journey.
As trail-blazer in innovations and Human Resources Development, Amar Jyoti has received several national and international awards.
Amar Jyoti is a voluntary organization rendering rehabilitative services to persons with disabilities through inclusive and integrated education, medical care, vocational training, child guidance and self-employment since 1981.
With its pioneering concept of integration and inclusion, Amar Jyoti is running a school where 602 children with and without disability are studying together in equal number. The school curriculum includes vocational training sports and other extra curricular activities, which helps immensely in inculcating confidence and developing all-round personalities. A free mid-day meal and medical care facilities are also provided during school hours.
Special sections of the school cater to the slow learners through special educators. These children get opportunities of social, recreational and vocational integration along with academic remediation as per need under the Partial Integration Programme of Academics.
The institution has organized five National Integrated Sports Meets. The signal honour of hosting the 6th International Abilympics in India has also been brought by Amar Jyoti.
To reach the unreached, Amar Jyoti runs a community-based rehabilitation project in 30 urban slums of Delhi where all necessary services for rehabilitation of persons with disability are provided as per need.
For capacity building, Amar Jyoti is running several highly acclaimed courses.:
A 4-1/2 year course of B.Sc. (Hons.) in physiotherapy in collaboration with the University of Delhi,
A Diploma Course in Special Education (DSE-MR) affiliated to NIMH and recognized by the RCI,
Short-term courses for in-service teachers,
Distant mode course in special education affiliated to Bhoj Open University of Madhya Pradesh.
The institution is also a recognized study center for National Open School and Indira Gandhi National Open University courses.
The Child Guidance Centre at Amar Jyoti is run by experienced professionals offering services for home training and necessary assistance for intellectually challenged children.
Amar Jyoti is an associate member of Rehabilitation International and has also received the national award conferred by the President of India for outstanding services to persons with disabilities.
For furthere details please contact:
Dr SP Mandal,
Amar Jyoti Charitable Trust
In 1982, Amar Jyoti started a school with a pioneering concept of educating children with and without disability in equal number from nursery to class VIII. Having started with an integrated group of 30 children under a tree, the school has about 450 children with and without disability studying together in equal number today in Delhi and 275 children in Gwalior.
The pathbreaking venture of inclusion & integration at Amar Jyoti has been a big success. What makes it more challenging is the inclusion of children with all types of disabilities. While some of the mild cases of hearing impairment are integrated into regular classes with a provision of hearing aid, the profusely impaired are being educated in a special class in the same premises. Similarly the visually impaired, physically challenged and intellectually delayed are being given opportunities for full participation and a life with dignity.
The sports and cultural activities also have the non-disabled and children with disability exhibiting their talent. The regular message being conveyed is that â€œWe are second to noneâ€. The holistic approach of providing medical care, vocational training and inclusive education makes Amar Jyoti School an exemplary institution
The mentally challenged and profound deaf have special sections and are socially integrated. The orthoepaedically handicapped and visually impaired are integrated with the non disabled in regular classes. Mild and moderate cases are trained and included as per special educator s advice. All the teachers are trained in special education. The parents are also involved for various programmes.
Inclusive education has become a reality at Amar Jyoti Delhi and its branch in Gwalior because of the necessary infrastructure, trained teachers, inter-disciplinary team of required professionals and provision of necessary assistive devices. Vocational training, sports and cultural activities are a part of the school curriculum. There is a well equiped library for audio-visual teaching, science lab to give practical training in science subjects and a language lab fitted with linguaphones to enhance English language skills of students. Provision of LCD Projector in the Computer lab facilitates the training. The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment supports the education of children with disability at school.
There are nine Special Sections for 107 children with special needs. They are put in separate sections only for academic purpose, for all other activities like games, music, assembly and vocational training they are put together with other children. This interaction raises their confidence level so much that to some extent they do well in studies also. For academics also they go to regular classes for different subjects according to their performance. This year eight children of these sections have passed VIIIth class from National Institute of open Schooling (NIoS). Four will be appearing in class Xth and two in class XIIth. over the past ten years about 50 special children have passed class VIIIth & class Xth from NIoS. It has been a big achievement for these children with special needs.
Special olympics was another occasion where these children showcased their talent in different competitions.
The Library of Teaching Learning Materials (TLM) is being used effectively. The TLM has been further enhanced by the addition of Montessori equipments. Hearing and speech impaired children are given basic training in lip reading and sign language, after that they are integrated in different classes as per their performance. Children with visual impairment are initially trained in Braille, and then are integrated in regular classes. This year some of these children were integrated in I, II, III and IVth Standards. Some of them are good in vocal music also.
A big milestone in the history of Amar Jyoti School was the establishment of a language lab to train our students in spoken english. Spoken english training begins from Nursery.
Empowering through vocational trainingâ€”Besides academics, vocational training also forms an important part of school curriculum. This training is specially beneficial for children with disability.
The Community Based Rehabilitation project has been completed with positive community development in 30 urban slums of Delhi. The services are continued through various other projects of Institution Based Rehabilitation & Community Based Rehabilitation at the centre.
Child Guidance Clinic To ensure all round development of children and to maximize their potential to learn and grow, The Child Guidance Centre as an integral part of Amar Jyoti Charitable Trust was started in 1990. The highlights of this centre are the Early Intervention Programme and the Psychological- Psychometric Assessment which hold lot of significance when dealing with children having special needs
The Child Guidance Clinic, consisting of two units of Psychometric Testing and early Intervention Programme has a busy schedule with the number of registrations for both the units going up by 22% this year.A record number of 550 cases have been assessed in the last year for educational placements, behaviour management and counseling. There have been several efforts to enhance the professional competence of faculty working in the Amar Jyoti School and the Child Guidance Clinic..
The objective of Early Intervention Programmeare as follows, namely
Â· to start early intervention of developmentally delayed children
Â· to train parents to facilitate development and to prepare the children for placement in the appropriate educational setup
Â· to organize remedial help for school children facing achievement problems
Â· to work out behaviour modification schedules for children presenting behaviour problems
Â· to motivate parents for increased involvement for psycho-social adjustments
Awareness about the Early Intervention is growing and there is a steady increase in the number of children being registered every year. Children with intellectual challenges, neuro-developmental disorders etc. are identified by doctors, at schools, neighbourhood and by Psychologists, are brought in by the parents. The Early Intervention programme or Home Training programme is an ongoing project.
Psychology- Psychometric Assessments
Children from nearby schools, who face some academic achievement or behaviour problems are referred for assessment, guidance and counseling. The numbers of cases are increasing every year for varied assessments and academic evaluation.
To ensure all round development of children and to maximize their potential to learn and grow, the child guidance centre is rendering useful services. References are coming from neighbouring schools and professionals in the field of disability for assessment and therapeutic interventions. The inter-disciplinary professional team available at Amar Jyoti provides a potential service delivery model.
Along with these objectives the child guidance centre has also taken initiatives in conducting Parents awareness cum training programmes from time to time. Parents interactive sessions hold a special significance. These sessions are organized twice a month on the topic of interest suggested by the parents having children with special needs. Professionals, Experts, Resource persons from various disability sectors are invited to orient the parents as per the topic selected.
The social work department facilitates following major activities.
â€¢ Procuring disability certificate for Persons with Disability in the campus held by department of Social Welfare of Delhi Administration.
â€¢ Making home visits as per the need of the students of Amar Jyoti School.
â€¢ Counseling to the parents regarding academic issues, emotional and social needs as well as care of their children with disability.
â€¢ Coordinating family life education through discussions, rapidfire round, quiz, group activities, word maps, play etc.
â€¢ Arranging open interaction with students specially of class VIIIth regarding admissions/ scholarship etc.
â€¢ Disseminateing information regarding, concessions, disability certificates and other benefits to Persons with Disability.
â€¢ Motivating community volunteers for remedial teaching, Art & Craft, and recreational activities .
The Placement Unit at Amar Jyoti, this year, had better prospects due to regular interactions with IBM, FICCI, CII, NTPC, PepsiCo, Andhra education Society and many other organizations.Several persons with different abilities have been selected by Barista Coffee, I.B.M. During 2007-2008, 930 persons were counseled.This process has enhanced their confidence resulting in visible changes in their personality.
The Pepsico has put up a kiosk for employment of a person with disability at Amar Jyoti as a pilot project. Self-employment has come up like a beacon light and big hope for the persons with disability for their economic rehabilitation. There is a great flexibility in the working conditions in self-employment.
Many school dropouts with disability who have opted for self-employment have been motivated to go in for education once again. They have agreed to improve their educational qualification through N.I.O.S. courses. Whenever required, mock interviews are arranged for the candidates to boost their self-confidence and morale.
For further details please contact:
Amar Jyoti Charitable Trust
Karkardooma, Vikas Marg,
Ph : 91-11- 22377821
Profile of Founder
Dr. Uma Tuli, born in 1943,was educated in Gwalior and has a Doctorate in English Literature from the University of Delhi. She completed her graduation and Post Graduation from Vikram University, Gwalior.
The University of Manchester also awarded her the M.Ed in Special Education for her dissertation on "Efficacy of Integrated Education". The University of Roehampton ,UK awarded her Doctorate of law honaris causa for extraordinary commitment to inclusivity and supporting children with disability.
Dr. Tuli is a multifaceted personality - an educationist, a social worker, a rehabilitation professional and a sports woman. She was the first non-bureaucrat appointed by the Government of India as Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities from April 2001 to April 2005. As Chief Commissioner, Dr. Tuli took several new initiatives with the approach of creating a convergence of all possible resources in Government, private and public sectors
She is the founder Managing Secretary of Amar Jyoti Charitable Trust which has been rendering rehabilitative services at Delhi and Gwalior with the holistic approach of providing integrated education, vocational training, medical care and self-employment in one premises for persons with disability since 1981.
With special understanding and a practical approach, Dr. Tuli a pioneer in introducing the concept of inclusive education in India has introduced this concept even in sports and cultural activities. She has organized five National Integrated Sports meets involving persons with disability as well as the non-disabled in equal number in different parts of the country.
In 2000, Dr. Tuli led the Indian team that participated in the 5th Abilympics - "the Olympics of Vocational Skillsâ€ in Prague, Czechoslovakia. After attending three International Abilympics in Japan, Hong Kong, and Prague, Dr. Tuli initiated hosting of the 6th International Abilympics in New Delhi in November 2003. Dr. Uma Tuli, is an Executive Member of International Abilympics Federation, Japan.
Amar Jyoti Charitable Trust is a National Member Organisation of Rehabilitation International, USA and Dr. Tuli is a National Secretary of RI in India. She is the Chair â€“ Education Commission, Rehabilitation International, USA
Dr. Tuli has presented several papers in National and International Conferences. She also helped in drafting the 1995 Persons with Disability Act in India. She has authored â€œThe Spirit Triumphsâ€ and â€œBetter Care of Children with Locomotor Disabilityâ€. The book â€œSeen, But not Heardâ€ â€“ Indiaâ€™s Marginalised, neglected and vulnerable childrenâ€ also carries a chapter written by Dr. Tuli on â€œBreaking Barriers - Physically Challenged Childrenâ€.
Dr. Uma Tuli helped in creating a â€˜firstâ€™ in the history of Indiaâ€™s disability sector by getting persons with disabilities to perform in Republic Day Parade celebrations in 1995. Her contributions in the disability sector have earned her National and International Award. In 1991 Amar Jyoti received the award for the best institution in 1991, and for creation of barrier-free environment in 2005 from the Honâ€™ble President of India. The other awards include the Manav Seva Award, The Helen Keller Award, The UN-ESCAP Award, the Hong Kong Foundation Award .
She is a Member â€“ Advisory Board Voice & Vision, National Resource and Training Centre for Children with Visual and Multiple Disabilities, including Deafblindness Mumbai, Member, Core Advisory Group on disability, National Human Rights Commission, and several other Committees of Govt. of India.
Dr. Tuli desires to accomplish her mission of an India, which places its citizens with disability on the same platform as a non-disabled citizen.
The word Abilympics has been coined from Abilities and Olympics. It is competitions in vocational skills for persons with disabilities. Abilympics is not sports but an activity which showcases the ability of the disabled. Such competitions promote the development of various vocational shills and inculcate self-confidence among persons with disabilities.
The Aims and Objectives of Abilympics are as under:
To discover the talents of persons with disabilities
To promote international friendships through exchange of knowledge and programmes
To ensure involvement of governments and states in the affairs of citizens with disability
To stimulate the desired of persons with disabilities to participate in economic activities of the society
To exchange technology and skills to enhance quality of products
Abilympics in India
The Abilympics - Olympics of abilities of the disabled were first organised in Japan in 1981 by International Abilympic Federation. Since then these competitions are held every fourth year in different parts of the world. National Abilympic Association of India hosted the 6th International Abilympics in New Delhi, India in 2003.
Board of Trustees
Board of Trustees - Delhi
Dr. S.P. Mandal
G-1219, Chittranjan Park
New Delhi-110 019
Mrs. Aruna Dalmia
Hari Bhavan, Farm no. 11
Kishan Gram, Sriram Mandir Marg,
Sector D, 4 Vasant Kunj
New Delhi-110 070
Mr. Jitendra Tuli
N-192 Greater Kailash-I
New Delhi-110 048
Dr. Uma Tuli
Founder & Managing Secretary
N-192 Greater Kailash-I
New Delhi-110 048
Mr. Ajay Kapoor
A-22, Vasant Vihar,
Mrs. Mohini Mathur
B-4/624 Ekta Garden 9,
I.P Extn, Patparganj,
Mr. N.K. Somani
Flat No. 28, Vardan Apartments,
64 I.P. Extn, Patparganj,
Mr. A.L. Bajaj
Flat No. G-7, Hans Bhawan
No. 1, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg
New Delhi-110 002
Dr. G.H. Gidwani
B-46 Swasthya Vihar
Mr. Ajay Kapoor
A-22 Vasant Vihar
Gwalior(MP)Tel : +91 751 2452237
Mr. Sudhir Sapra
D-67 Vasant Vihar
Dr. Uma Tuli
N-192 Greater Kailash Part I
New Delhi 110048
Mr. Suresh Kalra
A-24, Vasant Vihar
Ms. Manorama Ladda
263 Jiwaji Nagar
Ms. Pinky Kapoor
A-22 Vasant Vihar
Mr. Sandeep Gupta
6, Ravi Nagar
Dr. Satya Sapra
D-67 Vasant Vihar
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Amar Jyoti is an accredited study/examination centre of NIOS. Accreditation has also been granted for IIIrd, Vth,VIIIth Xth & XIIth standards for academic courses and for a few vocational courses like Beauty Culture, Cutting/Tailoring, Bakery and computer Training. These courses are also open to children from the community those who are unable to go to any regular school. Students who cannot cope with CBSE syllabus have the option to continue their studies under NIoS. Amar Jyoti is accredited for IIIrd, Vth, VIIIth, Xth and XIIth standards by NIoS. This has been granted keeping in view that some children are unable to commute daily to school.
SUMMER HOBBY CLASSES
SUMMER HOBBY CLASSES are held every year to provide an opportunity to children to make the best use of their vacations. Not only do they keep themselves occupied but many of them hone their skills in arts like painting, dance, vocal music, tabla, keyboard, clay modeling, computers, jewellery making beauty culture, and martial arts like judo.
For further details, please contact:
Mrs. Mini Sharma
Amar Jyoti School
Karkardooma, Vikas Marg
The Healing Touch - 1Medical care and therapeutic units contribute immensely in providing rehabilitative services with a holistic approach. Amar Jyoti through its OPD clinic caters to promotive, preventive and curative services not only to the school children in the premises but also patients and people in the communities. A panel of 30 eminent doctors of Delhi render voluntary services to patients below poverty line are given free treatment.
Obesity clinic is managed by Endocrinologist, general physician, physiotherapist and dietician.
Amar Jyoti s medical services concentrate not only on rehabilitation but also on the prevention of disability wherever possible. Furthermore, Amar Jyoti also participates in the government s PULSE POLIO immunization programme. Seven orthopaedic surgeons offer their voluntary services once a week. They perform free surgery at Amar Jyoti operation theatre.
Amar Jyoti is one of the pioneers in establishing well equipped therapeutic and rehabilitative service units under one roof. Following facilities are available at very nominal charges for out patients and free for the school children and members of the staff. The patients belonging to economically weaker sections are given services free of cost.
Child Guidance Centre for intellectually challenged
Department of Prosthetics & Orthotics
The main aim of the Department is to provide appropriate and comfortable mobility aids to persons with disabilities to enable them to get back to their normal activities with as little discomfort and inconvenience as possible. The department is committed to provide best mobility aids using latest technology and materials.
The mobility aids are provided to poor beneficiaries free of cost under the ADIP Scheme of Ministry of social Justice & empowerment, Government of india. Under the ALTSO, USA project in the current year we have reached a large number of beneficiaries in remote areas through camps. The aim was to raise awareness of facilities available under ADIP scheme of the Ministry and to spread information about mobility aids and their usage. To make it much more meaningful, the members of the medical board were also requested to provide disability certificates and recommend for pensions.
The Healing Touch - 2
Amar Jyoti s Physiotherapy Department was established in 1982, and has steadily grown so that it now treats almost 11,000 patients a year. The department also undertakes internships for students from various institutes.
Several workshops and conferences are organized every year in collaboration with professionals in the field of physiotherapy. The department attends to 90-100 patients (old & new) every day. The obesity clinic, which is run by the department, is becoming very popular among the patients due to specialized exercise regimes. This year a separate- neuro- paediatric clinic has been
started, which is gaining momentum. The department has the full support of Amar Jyoti Institute of physiotherapy staff members for its functioning.
The Healing Touch - 3
Occupational Therapy: The department plays a vital role in making each child independent in the following areas:
â€¢ Self-Help Skills
â€¢ Fine Motor Skills
â€¢ Sensory Integrative Skills
â€¢ Pre-vocational Skills
Following an individual assessment for each child, goals are formulated and intervention
implemented through individual sessions. Adaptation, modification and exercise are designed to enhance independent performance of self-help skills. Follow-up is maintained through parentsâ€™-thearapistsâ€™ meetings and a customized home programme.
The Healing Touch - 4
Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology:
Amar Jyoti Speech & Hearing department offers services to children and adults with
speech and hearing disorders. The number of hearing impaired children has risen this year. Most of the children come for special education here. Children with delayed speech, mental retardation and articulation defects were also referred by different hospitals and private practitioners. Parentsâ€™ counselling, education and therapy procedures were the main center of educating
and rehabilitating the group. Parents were given the tips, dos and donâ€™ts to exercise children at home. Other activities like radio talk,T.V programmes and workshops were conducted to create public awareness throughout the year.
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