Report of Free Camp for Children
with Disability-Free Multidisciplinary Camp for Children
with Neurological disorder, developmental disability and
mental health problems.
Spandan Holistic Child Care Centre celebrated inauguration of new satellite clinic and organized Free Multidisciplinary Camp for Children with Neurological disorder, developmental disability and mental health problems on Sunday, 23rd November 2008 at Room no. 250, Bldg No. 7, P.M.G.P. colony, Opp. Shri Sai Vidyalaya, Mankhurd, Mumbai-400 043 & Siddhivinayak Temple, Opp.Building no. 93, New Mhada Colony, near P.M.G.P. Colony, Mankhurd (w), Mumbai - 43.
Following eminent consultants gave their services:
Psychiatrist Homoeopathic consultants Psychologists
The clinic and camp was inaugurated by Shri. Ramesh Wadhawani, President of Rotary Club, Deonar.
Following personalities were present for the occasion.
|Shri. Vithal Lokareji
|| Corporator, Mankhurd
|Shri. S.S. Pandian
|| Trustee, Siddhivinayak Mandir,
|Shri Madhukar Jadhav
||President, Madhyavarti Mahasangh,
||Ex- President of Rotary Club
President of the function, Spandan Institutes Director & Founder Trustee Dr. Praful Barvalia welcomed & thanked our guests for being a part of Free Child Care Camp, after formal inauguration, &audiovisual
presentation regarding activities of the institute. He briefed
the audience about the Foundation’s journey since the time of
inception. He briefed the audience about
various projects that Spandan had undertaken over last decade & activities done by institute in form of satellite clinics in different areas of â€˜Mâ€™ & â€˜Nâ€™ wards, like Ramabai Nagar- Ghatkopar, Deonar & Mankhurd. He also shared the vision of building a holistic mother’s child hospital at Deonar.
Dr. Amit Daftary, Asst. Director, explained the people about the purpose of the Camp. He created an awareness regarding the activities done by the Spandanâ€™s Homoeopathy Clinic in Mankhurd & Mobile Clinic in â€˜Nâ€™ & â€˜Mâ€™ Ward.
Mr.Vitthal Lokare, Corporator congratulated the Spandan team for doing excellent work in the field of disability. He praised our founder trustee, Dr. Barvalia for his hard work & vision. He was especially impressed with the work for the underprivileged section of the society. He promised to do extend total support for such noble cause by overcoming procedural hurdles. He lauded the holistic multidisciplinary approach & the team work for such a unique cause and assured of support from the Corporation.
Mr. Ramesh Wadhwani, the Precident of Rotary Club of Deonar, congratulated the Spandan team for doing excellent work in the field of disability and child care. He was truly impressed by the holistic multidisciplinary approach &the team work put up by the institute for such a unique cause. He added that the Doctors have been very enthusiastic, friendly and cooperative always and thus her experience with the institute has always been positive. He promised to extend total support for such a noble cause on behalf of the Rotary Club.
109 children with various kinds of disabilities like Cerebral Palsy, Epilepsy, Learning disabilities, Slow learners, Mental retardation, Autism, ADHD, etc. were examined by the above mentioned faculties in the camp. Parents were explained regarding the diagnosis, prognosis, future options and various modes of therapeutic intervention, education and rehabilitation possible in these disabilities. They were also given educational material regarding these disabilities.
The multipurpose workers who attended the camp as volunteers from â€œ Crayon Project School’s benefited from the camp as well. The volunteers from the Siddhivinayak Trust extended their help for the smooth running of the events in the camp.
Following experts participated in the camp
Dr. Praful Barvalia
Dr. Amit Daftary
Dr. Pournima Patil
Dr. Vaishali Joshi
Dr. Chhaya Laddha
Dr. Arundhati Sangle
Dr. Kalyani Mhatre
|Junior Physicians & M.D. (Hom) Paediatric students
Dr. Dharmesh Fumakia
Dr. Mrudang Joshi
Dr. Samir Jindal
Dr. Nitin Kothawade
Dr. Veena Neklikar
Dr. Aditya Tiwari
Dr. Dinal Vora
Mrs. Jinni Patani
Mr. Shrikant Jagtap
Staff members from Spandan Holistic Institute
A Camp is like a Yagna for awareness. Awareness empowers an individual with knowledge.
Number of parents who have been running from pillar to post for their
children’s treatment got an enlightening insight about their
children’s state and what they must do for them to make their future bright.
The event was successful and unique in its appeal.