- This is the biggest hurdle for most of the disabled. The Commitments
has been working to mobilize support from governmental and other non
governmental organizations, especially for acquiring aids and appliances
to the disabled of the 8 mandals in which they are working.
restoration and Rehabilitation - Intervention makes a difference.
Sri. K. Suryanarayana, Chairman, Kamineni Hospitals and Dr. K. Sridhar,
Managing Director, provided access to their facilities and support
to all the members of Sangam. Dr. Vidyasagar, Dr. Kamaraju and Dr.
Subrahmanyam, the team of Orthopaedic Surgeons are made household
names among the communities of persons with disability in Mahabubnagar
district because of their support.
Impaired - Blindness is a major problem. L.V. Prasad Eye Institute
continued to provide invaluable support and assistance to all the
poor and disabled from the Sangams for correctional treatment of
the Visually impaired. Dr. G.N.Rao, Director, Dr. Khan, Director
CBR and Ms. Sharmila have ensured that high quality assessment and
treatment is available to all those referred to them at all times.
and Hearing Impaired - Commitments has organized regular consultation
with Ali Yavar Jung National Institute for Hearing Handicapped (AYJNIHH)
of secundrabad, for the assessment and treatment of persons with speech
and hearing impairment. This consolidated effort of the Commitments
team has successfully built up an alliance with AYJNIHH who are sending
a team of their interns to the project area in all the four mandals.
Impaired - 'Commitments' and members of Sangams have been fortunate
in securing the accessing the services from National Institute of
Mentally Handicapped, Secunderabad, for rehabilitation and mainstreaming
of persons with mental retardation. The Director of NIMH and the team
are always ready to provide valuable support and cooperation in the
treatment and rehabilitation.
- Physiotherapy and physical management are vital components in
the rehabilitation for the physically challenged persons. The Commitments
team had been concentrating on the surgical corrections for those
persons who require them.