Arpan strives to be God's helping hand. And will stand beside your child come what may! In terms of service there will be no stone left unturned. Each and every child is precious to us, since at Arpan we believe that we all are one big family.
The Institute provides services by multi-disciplinary team for helping persons with mental retardation and their families. Usually all the cases who come to ARPAN are evaluated by a general service team for psychological, clinical and educational assessments. After identifying the different requirements of the persons with mental retardation and their families, intervention programmes are offered at the Institute which are mainly home based and involve the parents or the care takers in helping their children.
The services available to suit individual needs of the care are:
Early Intervention services are offered by "ARPAN" for very young children with delayed development and mental retardation upto 5 years of age. Every month about 30 to 35 children benefit from this programme. The parents are given instruction for home management programme after demonstration of the skill training activities at the centre by trained staffs.
Each year nearly 900 new cases are registered in the general services while the follow up visits are about 11,000 per year. In the special services such as psychology, special education, speech & language training, parents are demonstrated the activities, exercises and therapies which they can carry out at home as a part of the home management programme.