DAARIDEEPA RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL FOR VISUALLY IMPAIRED CHILDREN
Vidyaranya” has been executing Residential School for Visually Impaired children in Ward No.2, Chennigaraya Extension, Channarayapattana, Hassan District.
It is recognized by the Department of Empowerment of Differently Abled and Welfare of the Senior Citizens, Bangalore, Government of Karnataka.
- To train the children on mobility and orientation
- To provide education for the Visually Impaired children based on their IQ
- To provide shelter, food and medical facilities for the Visually Impaired children
The children who are 6 to 14 years are admitted in the school. The parents shall produce the doctor’s certificate for the admission. We have 75 Visually Impaired children in our school. The school is equipped with 7th Grade.
Our school is staffed 10 trained teachers and 5 Ayas and also one security. These personnels have done their special education to handle this kind of children. Besides that we also have part time doctor.
The children are admitted based on the doctor’s certificate and they are provided with hostel, education, training, food, medical aid and entertainments facilities. Our organization does not charge on the target children and it is totally free. The children are also provided uniform and Braille kit and also white cane, Braille watch, audio player.
Besides that our organization has been carrying out parents’ meetings and periodical medical check ups for the children