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Friday, September 5, 2008
Parents Association of people with Special needs
About Tamil Nadu state co-ordination Committee of PAIVAAR – NFPA
We have the pleasure in introducing TNSC of Parivaar – the State Federation of the National Federation of Parents’ Associations for Persons with Mental Retardation, Autism, Cerebral Palsy and Multiple Disabilities which is a national level apex body of the parents for persons with these disabilities.PARIVAAR has a membership of more than 160 parents associations spread in 27 States and a Union Territory. Parivaar is a advocacy organization which takes up the issues concerning of persons with these disabilities and represent them to the Central and State authorities.
Parivaar conducts parent awareness programmes leading to formation of parents associations to provide various services to the persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities, conducts seminars, workshops on various subjects, undertakes media publicity, publishes newsletters etc. One of the important programmes is to conduct Roundtable conferences in various states to bring synergy among the professionals, parents and the Government representatives in order to implement various programmes for rehabilitation and well being of persons with disabilities.
Parivaar has very close coordination with the National Institute for Mentally Handicapped [NIMH], Secunderabad and National trust.
Posted by Special Needs Resources at 5:02 PM