Cross-Disability Early Intervention Centres

    Cross-Disability Early Intervention Centres for Children with Disabilities

     Early childhood (0-6 yrs) is a time of remarkable brain development. It is the critical period that determine a persons’s ability to reach her/his lifelong health, social and economic potential. Providing quality early childhood intervention early in a child’s life supports them to develop the skills needed to enable him to lead an independent and dignified life. Early Intevention provides specialized support and services for infants and young children at – risk or with disability and/or development delay and their families to help their development, well-being and participation in family and community life. Initially, single-window Early Intervention Centres in 7 National Institutes and 7 Composite Regional Centres were set up as pilot basis and now 22 Cross-Disability Early Intervention Centres for Children with Disabilities (CDEIC) are operational across the National Institutes and Composite Regional Centre. The details of the CDEIC are as under:-

    • Swami Vivekanand National Institute of the Rehabilitation Training and Research (SVNIRTAR), Cuttack
    • National Institute for Locomotor Disabilities (NILD), Kolkata
    • Deendayal Upadhyaya National Institute for Persons with Physical Disabilities (PDUNIPPD), Delhi
    • National Institute for the Empowerment of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities(NIEPID), Secunderabad
    • National Institute for Empowerment of Persons with Multiple Disabilities (NIEPMD), Chennai
    • National Institute for theEmpowerment of Persons with Visual Disabilities (NIEPVD), Dehradun
    • Ali Yavar Jung National Institute of Speech and Hearing Disabilities (AYJNISHD), Mumbai
    • National Institute for Mental Health & Rehabilitation (NIMHR), Sehore
    • Composite Regional Centre, Guwahati
    • Composite Regional Centre, Bolangir
    • Composite Regional Centre, Ranchi
    • Composite Regional Centre, Patna
    • Composite Regional Centre, Lucknow
    • Composite Regional Centre, Srinagar
    • Composite Regional Centre, Nellore
    • Composite Regional Centre, Rajnandgaon
    • Composite Regional Centre, Davangere
    • Composite Regional Centre, Kozhikode
    • Composite Regional Centre, Sundernagar
    • Composite Regional Centre, Bhopal
    • Composite Regional Centre, Ahemdabad
    • Composite Regional Centre, Gorakhpur