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									EMPOWERMENT
 IN FIELD OF
  DISABILITY

(VARIOUS ACTS)
  REHABILITATION COUNCIL OF INDIA


•A STATUTORY BODY
•ESTABLISHED UNDER ACT OF PARLIAMENT
•TO REGULATE AND MONITOR TRAINING OF
 REHAB PROFESSIONALS/PERSONNEL
•STANDARDISATION AND REGULATION OF
 CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT
•PROMOTING QUALITATIVE SERVICES FOR PWDs
•BRIDGE COURSE FOR REHAB PERSONNEL
•TRAINING OF MEDICAL OFFICERS WORKING
 IN PHCs
•PROGRAM OF CONTINUING EDUCATION .
oHEARING AID AND EAR MOULD TECHNICIANS

oREHABILITATION ENGINEERS AND TECHNICIANS

oSPECIAL TEACHERS FOR EDUCATING AND   TRAINING THE
HANDICAPPED

oVOCATIONAL COUNSELLORS,   EMPLOYMENT & PLACEMENT
OFFICERS

oMULTI-PURPOSE REHABILITATION THERAPISTS,
TECHNICIANS

oSPEECH PATHOLOGISTS

oREHABILITATION PSYCHOLOGISTS

oREHABILITATION SOCIAL WORKERS
• REHABILITATION PRACTITIONERS IN
  MENTAL RETARDATION

•ORINTATION AND MOBILITY SPECIALIST

•COMMUNITY BASED REHABILITATION
 PROFESSIONALS

•REHABILITATION CUNSELLORE/
 ADMINISTRATORS

•PROSTHETISTS AND ORTHOTIS

•REHABILITATION WORKSHOP MANAGERS

•OPHTHALMIC TECHNICIAN
                  ORGANISATIONAL STRUCTURE (RCI)

                             GENERAL BODY

                       EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

                               CHAIRMAN
                    (Ret. Maj. Gen. Ivan Carnodoes)

                         MEMBER SECRETARY
                            (J.P. Singh)

                          DEPUTY SECRETARY



Sub Committee        Sub Committee        Sub Committee         Sub Committee
Visual Impaired      Mental Retardation   Orthopaedically       Hearing
                                          Handicapped           Handicapped

                          Recognised Institutions
                          Centres for Bridge Course
                          Centres for Training of Medical Officers
• Make them aware about existing
  facilities

• They should in turn impart training to
  multi rehabilitation workers

• Leadership role in promoting for the
  disabled at grass-root level.

• Sensitization about general disability
  issues such as social legislation,
  human rights, gender issues and
  organization of people with
  disabilities
      PROGRAMME
   IMPLEMENTATIONS
• Apex level - RCI and Ministry of
  Social Justice and Empowerment
• State level - Implementation
  Committee under Chairmanship of
  Secretary Health
• State Co-ordinator - with Secretaries
  of Welfare, Education and other
  departments and Master Trainers as
  Members
      Persons with Disabilities Act 1995
Every child has access to free education in an
appropriate environment till age of 18 years
Provides for:

  •   Setting up special schools
  •   Facilitation of special education
  •   Integrated education
  •   Open schools/ Universities
  •   Adaptation of curriculum
  •   Reforms of examination system
  •   Promoting research
  •   Providing facilities to disabled children
NATIONAL TRUST FOR PERSONS WITH
SEVERE & MULTIPLE DISABILITIES:


OBJECTIVES
•EMPOWER INDIVIDUAL TO LIVE IN COMMUNITY
•STRENGTHEN FACILITIES FOR FAMILIES
•SUPPORT ORGANIZATIONS
•SUPPORT PERSONS NOT HAVING FAMILY
•CARE OF PERSONS ON DEATH OF PARENTS
•APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIANS
•EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES
•PROTECTION OF RIGHTS
•FULL PARTICIPATION
• RESPITE FOR PARENTS

								
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