PROGRAMMES FOR SPECIALLY ABLED PEOPLE
Residential Home for CWSN Girls
Inclusive Education is the basic motive of CWSN Children. In view of the fact that children with disabilities form one of the largest groups that are still outside the fold of the general education system, the scheme provides an opportunity for children with disabilities, who have completed eight years of elementary education to continue their education in regular schools at the secondary level in inclusive environment. DMKK has been running a CWSN home, named ‘Jamuna Balika Abash’ for Children (girls) With Special Needs (CWSN) below 18 years of age under JJ Act 2015 in association with Women and Child Development and Social Welfare Department, Govt. of West Bengal under CPS programme, Ministry of Women and Child Development, Govt. of India. 20 special children reside there. Out of 20 children, 18 children have been admitted general schools i.e. Dantan Bhagbat Charan High School, Dantan Binapani Girls School (HS) & Chaulia MSK in different classes. They children go to school 3 days in a week. They attend day care centre in another 3 days. Besides general education they are given special training on Drawing, Dancing, Yoga and vocational courses. Some of the children participate in different competitions and stand position during the year.
Niyoti Day Care Centre
‘Niyoti Day Care Centre’ is a place for all round development of PwD persons. DMKK has been continuing a day care centre for Mental Retarded, Autism, Cerebral Palsy and Multiple Disabled persons under Disha cum Vikaas scheme of National Trust. PwDs having age above 05 years are admitted in the centre. 39 PwDs from different locations come to the centre. One Special Educator, one early intervention Therapist, one Counselor, two Care givers, one Physiotherapist, one Speech therapist, two Ayas, one Cook are engaged to provide services to 39 PwDs. Among 39 PwDs, 30 belong to BPL families, 4 LIG category and rest 5 from Non LIG category. Two cars are there to pick-up and get down the beneficiaries from their home to centre and centre to their home. Birth day of each and every beneficiaries are celebrated to give special emphasis to the beneficiaries. Health check-up camps by the doctors of Dantan Rural Hospital as well as specialist doctors are conducted. The centre remains open from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm of every day except Sunday and Govt. Holidays. Lunch is provided to all beneficiaries during lunch time. Some beneficiaries having above 18 years of age are given vocational training on wall hanging making, envelop making, rakhi making, greetings card making etc. Some beneficiaries are given training on domestic works i.e. serving cooked meals to other beneficiaries’ day care during lunch time. They are very happy to attending the center. During lock down staff of day care centre visited the house of beneficiaries and gave dry ration and nutritious food packets. DMKK also created a whatsapp group including the parents of the beneficiaries of day care centre. Special educator, counselor, physiotherapist and speech therapist visited the households of day care beneficiaries and provided family based support.
Rakhi Making, Greeting card & Wall hanging making by the Special Children
The special children above 14 years old under Jamuna Balika Abash and Niyoti Day Care Centre are given special training on Rakhi Making, Greetings card making & wall hanging making.
Prosthetic Aids and Appliances Distribution
Prosthetic Aids are very much necessary for the PwD persons for their movement from one place to another. DMKK in collaboration with National Institute Loco motor Disabilities (NILD), Kolkata conducts disability evaluation and assessment camps in different locations in Paschim Medinipur district & Jhargram district. We provide wheel chair, tri cycle, hearing aids, cruches, special chairs etc.
Niramoy Health Insurance
‘Niramaya’ health insurance is one of the schemes of National Trust. DMMK as a Registered Organization (RO) has been implementing the scheme. Disability categories covered under National Trust are enrolled under the scheme by DMKK. After successful registration each beneficiary is issued Niramaya Health card and Rupees 1 (one) lack is insured under the scheme. In this year we are able to register and issue Niramaya health card to 356 beneficiaries. After treatment, family members of the insured person submit claim to Insurance Company and get benefits as applicable.