Shishu Sarothi move on early intervention


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GUWAHATI, Aug 25 – Shishu Sarothi got into partnership with the Composite Regional Centre (CRC) for persons with disabilities, Guwahati under the Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment and launched a programme on early intervention of children within the age of zero to six years.

A small inaugural function was organised on the premises of the CRC by Shishu Sarothi to formally launch the programme on Tuesday. The introductory speech was delivered by Arman Ali, executive director of Shishu Sarothi who highlighted the necessities of early intervention programme in the State in all district-level hospitals when it comes to dealing with high risk babies.The guest of honour for the programme was Dr Gayatri Bezbaruah, head of department, Paediatrics, Guwahati Medical College and Hospital. Dr Bezbaruah stressed the need of awareness about early intervention when dealing with children with developmental disabilities.

Source : http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=aug2615/city056