The Indian Council for Mental Health was found in the year 1953 by an eminent psychiatrist who believed that disturbed persons could be helped through counseling devoid of the use of drugs. The Indian Council for Mental Health concentrated on helping any person who was so disturbed, over the first three decades. It was in the 1990's that focus on activities was obtained.Learn More
Age 11, a student of the Early Intervention Program Section, information gathered from her case reports indicate that she is functioning at the level of Moderate Mental Retardation
The main complaints include crying throughout the day and non compliance when made to perform a task (as reported by the class teacher).
A 13 year old girl who is multiple handicapped with weak motor skills has been diagnosed with Myelomalacia or spinal cord disorder.
Her muscle tone is severely affected in the upper and lower extremities as well as in the trunk region. She is wheel chair bound and is totally dependent for almost all the Activities of Daily Living skills
A case of hyperkinesia with mild mental retardation, was a hyperactive child with plenty of behavioral issues when he started with occupational therapy treatment this year.
His motor control, coordination, low endurance and poor dynamic balance were the major physical issues, coupled with vestibular and proprioceptive sensory processing disorder. He had a very low attention span and concentration.