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Community-based Rehabilitation - Spastics Society of Tamil Nadu (SPASTN)

This initiative is being carried out in Tiruvallur District of Tamil Nadu in association with the Spastics Society of Tamil Nadu (SPASTN). It aims to identify, assess and treat rural people with disabilities. Over 300 people have already benefitted from this program.

Disabled children have received early intervention through screening; rehabilitation programs have been conducted; efforts are being made to provide home-based training, need-based assistive services, capacity building, livelihood opportunities and non-formal education.