Provide Therapy to a child with Disability for 1 month, INR 1460


The Association of People with Disability (APD) is a Bangalore based organization that is working on the comprehensive rehabilitation of economically marginalized people with disabilities. It works for children, youth and adults with various types of disabilities - primarily those with physical disability, cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury, development delay, and speech and multiple disabilities. Through grassroots rural and urban community programmes that include therapeutic services, mobility aids, integrated education, advocacy and livelihood training, APD has transformed the lives of several persons with disability.

The Basics

Periodic therapy is absolutely essential for people with disability. This includes physiotherapy, psychotherapy, speech and occupational therapy. This includes physiotherapy, psychotherapy, speech and occupational therapy. APD's Therapy division focuses on an integrated therapy approach that is geared to help beneficiaries achieve independent mobility and functional ability to their fullest potential.

How It Works

• Once therapy is done these people can either pursue education or a career.
• APD engages specialists to conduct these therapies.
• This donation option can help support the expenses involved in providing therapy to a child with disability for one month.


• 52 – Number of years since APD was started
• 60 – Number of people who undergo therapy at the centre
• 28,000 - Number of disabled people whose lives have been transformed through APD

Donation Option Break-up cost in INR
Cost of 24 sessions of Physiotherapy (Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Neuro Developmental Therapy ) 1460.00
Unit Price 1460
Total 1460
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A new beginning for baby Khaleeda Begum
Khaleeda Begum was of five years old, having Cerebral Palsy with spastic diaplegia. she was unable to walk, speak and was finding it difficult to use her hand. Her father deserted the family because of the childs disability. Her mother somehow takes care of the family by selling flowers. Baby Khaleeda is the second child in her family.She was a constant worry for her mother who could not spend any money on her therapy.Kahleeda was gradually deteriorating.
APD admitted her to Shradhanjali Integrated School (SIS) within its campus and presently she is studying in 4th Standard. APD supports her education, and provides intensive therapy such as Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Cognitive Development and Social Integration Skills. These are essential for her to pursue her education.
After receiving all these therapy she has started to walk independently with the support of a walker. There is improvement in her functional activities, such as eating, toilet management, washing, playing, dancing, writing, drawing & colouring. She is able to Communicate and interact with others. She has developed self confidence & is able to study.

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