Marcedes Lewis Jersey Special Schools

 

 

Special Schools for Mentally Handicapped


Sasthamcotta

Manovikas Special School , Sasthamcotta . Head quarters of Manovikas. Started in the year 1994 with 15 children in a rented building. Today 76 children are given services in regular classes and another 38 home based individual services.

Puthoor

Puthoor is a 18 Kms away from Sasthamcotta, another remote village of Kollam District. As a new experience, we started a sub centre in Puthoor, in 1998 with 12 children. Today 52 children are given service in this day care centre and another 12, Home Based individual service. The Principal of this centre is the mother of an intellectually disabled child, having Diploma in CBR.

Adoor(Pazhakulam)

Adoor, 22 Kms away from Sasthamcotta, is in Pathanamthitta District. In 1999 we started our third centre at Adoor with 8 children and today we are giving service to 21 children through our day care centre and another 9 home based individual service. All the three staff members of this centre are mothers of intellectually disabled children, of which the Principal is a Diploma in CBR.

Thodiyoor

Thodiyoor, 15 Kms away from Sasthamcotta, is in Kollam District. In 2002 we started our fourth centre at Thodiyoor with 8 children and today we are giving service to 24 children through our day care centre and another 7 home based individual service with the three qualified staff members. This centre is functioning in a building specially sponsored by a parent inside his premises.

West-Kallada

West-Kallada, 10 Kms away from Sasthamcotta, is in Kollam District. In 2002 we started our fifth centre at West-Kallada with 7 children and today we are giving service to 15 children through our day care centre and another 6 home based individual service with the two qualified staff members. This centre is functioning in the residence of a parent.