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Report of Free Camp for Children with Disability

Spandan Holistic Child Care Centre organized a Free Multidisciplinary Camp for Children with Neurological disorder, developmental disability and mental health problems on Sunday, 3rd February 2008 at B.M.C. School No. 3, Pant Nagar, Ghatkopar (E), Mumbai.

Eminent consultants from following fields gave their services

  • Neurology
  • Paediatrics
  • Psychiatry
  • Paediatric Orthopaedic
  • Homoeopathy
  • Genetics
  • Special Education
  • Psychology
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Remedial therapy
  • Yoga
  • Speech therapy
  • Audiology



  • Camp was inaugurated by chief guest Dr. Eswara Das, Deputy Advisor AYUSH, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India, New Delhi. Dr. (Mrs) P.P.Page, Principal, Y.M.T. Homoeopathic medical college & P . G. Institute was the Guest of Honour.

    Dr. Eswara Das expressed his deep happiness & satisfaction on having witnessed the activities of the Institute. He praised our founder trustee, Dr. Barvalia for his hard work & vision. He was especially impressed with the work for the underpeiviledge section of the society. He mentioned that he has never witnessed such multidisciplinary holistic work with such a cohesive team in the entire country and that Spandan can become a model institute for many.

    Dr. (Mrs.) P. P Page congratulated the Spandan team for doing excellent work in the field of disability. She lauded the holistic multidisciplinary approach & the team work for such a unique cause.

    Dr. Praful Barvalia briefed the audience about various projects that Spandan had undertaken over last decade. This was supported through a spectacular film on Spandan activities. He also shared the vision of out institute of building a holistic mother – child hospital.

    One of the parents Mrs. Saroja Mani, shared her journey of managing her son who was diagnosed mild M.R. ADHD. She shared that the support of foundation’s team & Homoeopathy had been of tremendous help due to which has son could pass diploma in Automobile Engineering. Our chief guest felicitated Mrs. Saroja & her son Krupakar Mani for their determination & efforts, Dr. Amit Daftary gave a vote of thanks. Dr. Piyush Oza conducted the function.

    We examined 82 children with various kinds of disabilities. Patients, with various conditions like slow learners, Learning disability, mental retardation, Autism, ADHD etc. were examined during the camp. Parents were given educational material. They were given orientation regarding diagnosis, prognosis, future options and various modes of therapeutic intervention, education and rehabilitation.

    Volunteers from Leo Club of Bombay Uptown participated in the event

    Following experts participated in the camp

    Neurologist
    Dr. Ashish Mehta
    Physiotherapy
    Mrs. Rinkal Vora
    Paediatrician
    Dr. Yogesh Mehta
    Yoga Expert
    Dr. Priya Vaidya
    Paediatric Orthopaedic surgeon
    Dr.Medha
    Clinical Psychologist
    Miss Vinita Agarwal
    Mrs.Tina
    Ophthalmic Surgeon
    Dr. Sachin Doshi
    Speech Therapist
    Miss. Pranali Gaokar
    Homoeopathic Team
    Dr. Praful Barvalia
    Dr. Amit Daftary
    Dr. Varsha Shah
    Dr. Alka Barvalia
    Dr. Piyush Oza
    Dr. Vijaya Patil
    Dr. Munjal Thakar
    Dr. Hardik Khammar
    Dr. Seema Rangparia
    Dr Ashwini Deodhar
    Dr. Jatin Kalyani
    Dr. Vaishali Joshi
    Dr. Swati Bhagwat
    Dr. Nilesh Karia
    Dr. Jayant Rughani
    Dr. Chirag
    Special Educator
    Mrs.Sujata Shrivastav
    Mrs.Ajanta Iyer
    Mrs.Iona Hegde
    Mrs. Ratnamala Saboo
    Mrs.Vidya Musale
    Miss.Kavita
    Miss. Neeta Palve
    Junior Physician & M.D. (Hom) Paediatric students
    Dr. Dharmesh Fumakia
    Dr. Niti Parekh
    Dr. Shaili Sanghvi
    Dr. Kamlesh Jain
    Dr. Jagruti Patel
    Dr. Prachi Wagh
    Dr. Abha Madan
    Dr. Nandan Gambhir
    Dr. Hetal Bhrahmakshatriya
    Dr. Devendra Cahuhan
    Dr. Yogesh Gadale
    Social Worker
    Mr.Thomas Varghse
    Occupational Therapy
    Miss. Swapnaja Nikumbh
    Miss. Revati Joshi
    Volunteers
    Dr. Sanjay Joshi
    Dr. Harakhchand Gosar
    Mr. Mehul Barvalia
    Mr. Chintan Barvalia
    Mr. Kaushal Parekh
    Mr. Aakash
    Mrs. Sejalben Barvalia
    Mr. Bhupendrabhai Kothari
    Staff members from Spandan Holistic Institute
    Mr. Vilas Pitale
    Miss Manisha
    Miss. Rupali
    Miss. Aarti Balkawde
    Mrs. Asha Kamble
    Mr.Ritish
    Miss.Mayuri Shinde


    Camp is like Yagna for awareness. Awareness empowers individual with knowledge. Number of parents who were running from pillars to post got an enlightening insight about their children’s state and what they must do for them to make their future bright.



    Dr. Piyush Oza
    Clinical Coordinator
    M.B Barvalia Foundation’s
    Spandan- Holistic Child Care Centre
    Naidu Colony, Opp. Building 161
    Near Jain Temple, Pant Nagar
    Ghatkopar (E), Mumbai-400 075
    Ph.022-25134467/25107961