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HAPPY YOUNG TODDLERS

It’s a joy to see smiling young children (0-6 years) go about their sessions in the classrooms - shuffling between tactile books & toys, learning braille with bindis, receiving physiotherapy and developing their communication & functional skills.
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200 STUDENTS IN OUR SCHOOL

We started in 1977 with just 2 students and 3 teachers but through our dedicated efforts we now have more than 200 happy students in our school. We are a school which caters to the education and communication needs of children who are hearing impaired and have Multiple Disabilities with Visual Impairment (MDVI).
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FOR A NOBLE PROFESSION

It is important to develop professional experts who are qualified to teach children with diverse communication and learning needs due to multiple disabilities. The teachers are their gateway to the outside world and they have the vital task of making the child independent and confident in all aspects.
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FOR A BETTER FUTURE

There are about 26.81 million persons with disability in India (2011 Census). Among them, 4.1 million are in the employable age group of 19-29 years. The need of the hour is to ensure sustainable employment opportunities for this group of people to ensure that they are contributing citizens of the country.
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  • "Keep your face to the sun and you will never see the shadows."

    Helen Keller
  • "Life is either a great adventure or nothing at all."

    Helen Keller, The Open Door
  • "I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light."

    Helen Keller
  • "What I'm looking for is not out there, it is in me."

    Helen Keller

A documentary on Helen Keller Institute for Deaf & Deafblind

  • Workshop on Literacy and Communication.
    An intensive 2-day workshop was conducted by our Director of Education services, Mrs. Sheela Sinha, with all the teachers of HKIDB. The topics were chosen from vital areas like communication and pre- literacy skills and the session involved not just presentations but also a lot of practical activities and video analysis.

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  • 39th Founder’s Day celebrations.
    This important day was celebrated with much enthusiasm and gusto and saw participation of all the teachers and students for the cultural program. The theme of the program was ‘Inclusive India: Relief for Chennai’. The show saw a host of colours, superb dance performances, great acting skills and brought out the talent and potential of all our children. Creating an inclusive society with no discrimination at home, community, work and overall society was the underlying message.

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  • Dental camp.
    A dental camp was organized in the Vashi school where a thorough check up was done for every child. Where cavities and other complications were found, treatment was recommended and explained to the families for follow-up.

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Helen Keller Institute for Deaf & Deafblind is a registered NGO in India. All donations to it are exempt u/s 80G of the Income Tax Act, 1961.

No photographs can be re-used or published for any purpose.

Registration no.:
  • F4350/Mumbai under Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950
  • 103/1977 G.B.V.S.D under Societies Registration Act, 1860

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