Enabling individuals like Ganga to reclaim her independence.
Our program encouraged her to manage her disability, achieve what she always knew she could, and thrive.
Raising awareness about Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) and enabling access to comprehensive SCI rehabilitation for people from vulnerable communities.
People have benefitted from our SCI Rehabilitation Program so far, with many more to go!
Our SCI Rehabilitation Program employs a unique model in line with WHO-recognised transdisciplinary approach to spinal cord rehabilitation therapy.
Our specialised community workers follow a clear protocol, trained to assist PWDs with therapy, physical exercise, livelihood, and introducing social security schemes available to them.
The program also consists of consultant psychologists, professional volunteers, medical specialists, as well as occupational, speech, and physical therapists.
We offer two types of SCI Rehabilitation programs:
After the completion of the programs, we conduct regular follow-ups of the participants and check their progress over the following 3-4 years.
Cover the cost of
medicines for a
person with SCI
Provide food and
accommodation for a month
to a person with SCI
Enhance the life of a person
with SCI with a customised
Ensure Livelihood training
and a seed fund for up to
4 people with SCI
“I received mobility aids, medical support, and learned how to regain my balance through the SCI rehab program. Thank you, APD, for helping me walk without a caretaker and become truly independent.”
– Jaya Poojari,
A coconut seller from Udupi
on his spinal cord injury recovery