Clinic

THERAPIES

 

SPEECH THERAPY

Assessment & management of speech and language disorders such as articulation disorders, fluency disorders, voice disorders, deviant language, and receptive and expressive language delays etc. The speech therapists provide their services for intensive speech stimulation, auditory training, communication disorders and other speech and language delays.

 

PHYSIOTHERAPY

Assessment and management of musculo-skeletal disorders, deficits in gross motor skills, locomotors impairments and other neuro muscular disorders by a Physiotherapist.

 

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

Assessment and management of fine motor skills, psycho-social skills, cognitive and perceptual skills by an Occupational Therapist, the treatment includes provision of aids and appliances.

 

SPECIAL EDUCATION

Assessment and training of adaptive skills by a special Educator for children above 3 yrs. of age including training of personal, social and academic skills. Functional assessment and planning for future training including special education, inclusion, pre-vocational and vocational training is also provided.

 

IQ ASSESSMENT AND I.Q CERTIFICATE

 

I.Q assessment for severity of disability and management of associated behavioural problems in the form of behavioural modification therapy and ABA by a Clinical Psychologist. IQ certificates are issued only to those who have IQ below 70.

 

SPECIAL CLINICS

1. EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAMME

(EVERY WEDNESDAY 9:00AM TO 1:00PM)

Early Intervention Clinic helps to detect early signs of delayed developmental milestones in children aged 0-6yers.the services provided under this programme help these children to develop and enhance various skills such as social & interpersonal skills, play skills, gross and fine motor skills. Early identification and early intervention helps a child with special needs to reach his/her fullest potential and limits the extent of physical handicap to provide better quality of life.

 

2. AUTISM CLINIC

(EVERY SATURDAY 9:00 AM TO 1:00 PM)

Children with autism may have mild intellectual deficits or have average or above intelligence. The Autism clinic at GRIID provides a complete evaluation of cognitive strengths and deficits, degree of autism by using a standardized tool and comprehensive management plan and therapies such as sensory integration therapy, parental counselling and behaviour therapy on every fourth Saturday of the month. The team also helps the parents to develop an ADL activity schedule and guidance for education for these children.

 

3. MOTHER & CHILD PROGRAMME

This programme provides 90 hrs of structured sessions, educating the mothers to help and improve the deficient skills, cognitive thinking, play skills and adaptive skills. The multi Professional Team helps the mother to understand the strengths and needs of her child. Children who have specific medical disorders such as visual and hearing impairment, Down’s syndrome, other congenital malformations and ones who are born as premature, low birth weight babies are at risk for developmental delays and require early stimulation by the parents in home environment.

 

4. TELE-COUNSELLING SERVICES

This service is provided by the multi-displinary team of CDC of GRIID for the parents from the neighboring states for answering the queries, who are not able to bring their child for therapies at the institute experts include Clinical Psychologist, Social Worker, Special Educator, Occupational Therapist and Speech Therapist. These families can call HELPLINE No. 0172-2637361 on every Friday between 1:00 PM to 3:00PM

5. DOWN SYNDROME CLINIC

(EVERY MONDAY 9:00 AM TO 1:00 PM)

Down syndrome clinic is being run every Monday. The childen are assessed for degree of intellectually disability and other physical deficits. Specialist consultations are being given from GMCH- 32. Children are also given special down syndroms cards and are followed up regularely in the clinic.