A one-of-its-kind conference/seminar with the theme, “NOT ALL DISABILITIES ARE VISIBLE: EVOLVING NEW APPROACHES FOR PERSONS WITH IDD”, is organised on Saturday, December 3rd, 2022. Representatives of the state government, voluntary organisations , philanthropists and parents of children with special needs have deliberate on accelerating the momentum/catalysing new approaches for improving the quality of life of persons with developmental needs and their parents/legal guardians.
Dr Y.S.R. Murthy, Founding Vice Chancellor, R.V. University have inaugurated this conference/seminar
The outcome of the day’s discussions have helped Karnataka emerge as the beacon for the rest of the country in terms of uplifting persons with special needs who constitute two per cent of India’s population.
The Association for the Mentally Challenged (AMC), Bengaluru, have organised this conference/ seminar to mark the “INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES.”
AMC has the unique distinction of leading voluntary organisations in launching innovations for the care of persons with developmental disabilities and their families/ legal guardians. ENRICH (Empowering families to fulfil their needs and rebuild families through information and caregiving skills for families’ holistic development) is in tune with the leadership position of AMC/ novel methods introduced by AMC.
The Association for the Mentally Challenged, Bengaluru, is India’s second oldest special needs organisation. Prof. D. L. N. Murthy Rao, Mental Hospital, Bangalore, established AMC in 1962. He authored some of the country’s first scientific papers on special needs.
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