MAJOR ACTIVITIES OF THE SPASTICS SOCIETY

 

2006-2007


Dr. Vinod Agarwal, CEO of the National Trust of India visited the Centre on 11th July, 2006 to inspect the house for ‘Samarth Project’ Centre Based Scheme.

The Special Athletes from SOB,
Sikkim participated in the Inter School Competition organized by the Sikkim Armature Athlete Association at TNA School Ground on 12th Sept.’06 .

The Special Athletes of SOB,
Sikkim participated in the State Level Championship-in under 19 Athletes Meet held at Mining Ground, Rangpoo on 15th Sept.’06 . The event was organized by Sports & Youth Affairs Deptt., Govt. of Sikkim.

Course for the Parents was held in the Centre from 21st-22nd Sept 06. more then 35 parents participated in the trainning programe.

Dr. Hemlata, Sr. Programme Officer and Dr. J.P. Singh, Member Secretary, RCI,
New Delhi visited the Centre on 5th Oct.’06 .

Mr. Angus Warre, a
UK Citizen joined the Centre on 16th Oct.’06 as a  volunteer. During his stay here he painted the School walls, stairs at his own expenses. He also donated a Vacuum Cleaner to the Centre. We appreciate him for his concern and contribution for the welfare of the children of the Centre. His goodwill will always remain in our heart.


           

A One Day Workshop on “Educational Needs of Children With Disabilities” was held on 6th October,2006 at Police Conference Hall, Gangtok, sponsored by the Rehabilitation Council of India and organized by the Social Justice & Empowerment Department in collaboration with the Spastics Society of Sikkim.

 

The Special Athletes from SOB, Sikkim Team escorted by the Special Educators, Coach and guardians participated in the National Coaching Camp held at Nehru Stadium w.e.f. 24th-27th Nov.’06

 

Celebrated World Disabled Day in SERC on 3rd Dec 2006 sponsored by Social Justice,Empowerment and Welfare Department, Government of Sikkim.

 

The Spastics Society of Sikkim organized 6 days Training of Parents and Siblings sponsored by the National Trust of India during 16th January to 21st January, 2007 . More than 20 Parents and Siblings from East District of Sikkim underwent this Training Programme for the welfare of the disabled children and their management. The main objectives were to impart training to the Parents and Siblings of disabled persons of Sikkim on various aspects of training, education, management and laws governing their children’s rights

 

Mrs. Manita Pradhan, Executive Member of the Society attended a meeting organized by Rehabilitation Council of India on Implementation of Pilot Phase of National programme for Prevention and control of deafness on 13th Febraury 2007 at Council’s Office, New Delhi .

 

The Parents and Members of Spastics Society attended a Mobile Court   for the Persons with Disabilities organized by the Social Justice, Empowerment & Welfare Department, Government of Sikkim in collaboration with the Chief Commissioner for Disabilities, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India held at DDRC, Gangtok on 22nd February 2007 . The Court heard the complaints made by disabled persons and their families and action taken accordingly.

 

The Spastics Society of Sikkim( SNAC, Sikkim ) organized 6 days Training of Parents and Siblings sponsored by the National Trust of India during 21st to 26th March, 2007. More than 46 Parents and Siblings from South Deistrict of Sikkim underwent this Training Programme for the welfare of the disabled children and their management. The main objectives were to impart training to the Parents and Siblings of disabled persons of Sikkim on various aspects of training, education, management and laws governing their children’s rights.

 

Shri Santanu Mukherjee from Webel Mediatronics Limited, Kolkata visited the Centre for Voice Recording in Nepali Language for Pictorial Software for the easy communication of the children of SERC during 13th to 14th March 2007.