Principal Secretary Municipal Administration Arvind Kumar today visited a centre for children suffering from autism in the city today. The centre is being run by the Behaviour Momentum India Foundation has 32 students in three batches.
They have been rendering various services in the centre such as intervention, language assessment, school integration, home consultations, parent training, occupational therapy, behavioural consultations, distance consultations and organising workshops. They informed that 17 professional trainers are working at the centre and they provide a personalised training to the children.
The programmes are held for ten to twenty-five hours a week which include social skills training and classroom training. Arvind Kumar appreciated the work being done by the BMI Foundation. He said that more such centres are to be set up in both urban and rural areas across the state.
Founder Trustee of the BMI Foundation Dr Smita Awasthi, Director of BMI Manoj Sharma and others were present on the occasion.