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Mental Retardation

Damodar Tilak 
Phone (R) :( 9520) 586-3619 
PODS : Parents of Down's Syndrome

Phone No : 632-2457
Mrs. Pushpa Gopinath 
Phone : 2632-8160
Parivaar National Federation of Parent Association for Persons with MR, Autism And CP

Phone : 2265-4816
Dr. H T Dholakia
Phone : 2648 -4361
RAC - Recreational Activity Club (AWMH)
Every Sat. 10.30 am to 12.30 pm at Happy Hours School, Bandra
Every Sat. 4 pm to 6 pm at Peddar Road, Mumbai
Contact Mr. Dhanraj Kotak Phone : 2446 - 2668

Cerebral Palsy Spastics Society of India
National Resource Centre for Inclusion, K.C. Marg, 
Bandra Reclamation, Bandra (W), Mumbai - 400050
Phone : 2644-3666/ 88
WebSite :
ADAPT - Able Disabled All People Together
Address same as above

Sensory Handicaps

Hearing Impairment

Visual Impairment

All Schools have parents teacher meeting  and problems are discussed.

S Bombay Foundation of Deaf Women
(Rehabilitation Centre for Deaf Women)
Venue : Bora Bazar Municipal School, Bora Bazar Street, Nagar Chowk, Mumbai-400 001
Meetings on Sundays 4-6 pm
Smita Abhyankar

Phone : (R)  2614-2774
Utkarsh Mandal School 
Phone : 2615-3008
Asha Thatte

Phone : (R) 2446-2698/ 2444-8215
Vibha Dhabe
Phone : 2422-2741
Vishakha Mehta
Phone : 2841-4372


Forum for Autism
Bina Modak 
Phone No (R) : 2414-5221


Learning Disability ChildReach   .... more details
Reena Navalkar 

Phone No : (R) 2445-8163
PACE   .... more details
Phone No : 2641-4171

Maharashtra Dyslexia Association 
Phone : 2556-5754
Alpha to Omega Learning Centre
12, Gajapathi Road, Kilpauk, Chennai - 10
Phone : 2641 - 2763
Epilepsy E-Cell Epilepsy Information Centre
J.S. Municipal School, Nana Chowk,
Grant Road (W) Mumbai - 400007
Phone : 2385-0563
Click here for more information 

Dr. Pravina Shah
Phone : (R) 2380-6583
Kavita Shanbhag
Phone No : (R) 2437-7457
Carol D'Souza
Phone : (R) 2655-7348
See E-Cell Presentation


Juvenile Diabetes Juvenile Diabetes Foundation
Phone : (Clinic) 2635-2752 
Ram Meghare (Social Worker- KEM Hospital)
Phone : 2413-6051 OPD 103
Muscular Dystrophy Dr. Khadilkar - Bombay Hospital 
Phone : 2209-0227/ 2206-7676 Extn : 359
Dr. Anil Desai - Jaslok Hospital
Phone : 2493-3333 
Thalassaemia & Hemophilia
Kishan Tinani 
Phone No : 2649-9131
Paresh Parmar
Phone No : 2616-1365
  Forum For Autism
2nd floor, Block A, Jyeshtaram Baug,
Dr.Ambedkar Rd, Dadar,
Mumbai -400014
  Any Hearing Impaired child studying in regular school can avail counseling through e-mail by writing to . Visit for more information on activities of the foundation. A special educator involved in promoting and facilitating inclusive education for Hearing Impaired children since last 26 years.
 Rehabilitation Centre Entrepreneurship Development and Rehabilitation Centre for the Handicapped (EDARCH)
Opp. Sah & Sanghai
2nd Floor Hari Niwas Chowk
Thane 400601
Tel: 25406952
Fax: 25404401
Notes: Provides entrepreneurial training to the handicapped. 
 Welfare Dyslexia Association 
101 Amitt Park 
123 Lata Jamnadas Gupta Marg
Deonar Farm
Mumbai 400088
Karmayogi : Ms. Kate Currawalla, President 
Tel: 25565754
Notes: Concerned  with the welfare of the disabled

Phonix Trust for Rehabilitaion of Physically Handicapped
C/O Innerwheel Charity Clinic
Gurukrupa Bldg
Near Vishvasjeet Society
Savarkar Path
Thane  400602

  National Association of Disabled Enterprises (NADE)
Kannmwar Nagar
Municipal Marathi School No 1
Ground Floor
Kannamwar Nagar 1
Vikhroli (E)
Mumbai 400083
Karmayogi:   Dr. Manjushree Sengupta
                    Mr. Radhakrishan Nair 
Fax: 25790861
Category: Various Disability
Notes: Established with the goal of creating alternative sources of employment for disabled persons in the form of cooperatives and industries of disabled persons as well as to provide then with continues support to run and develop their activities. 
 Orthopaedically Handicapped Asmita Sanchalit
B-22 Kalyani Kendra
Borivali (E)
Mumbai 400066
Category: Medical
Notes: Provides physiotherapy, occupational therapy and arranges for artificial limps to the orthopadically handicapped only.
 Asthama Asthama Education Cell
Rotary Club of Bombay North-west
A-18, MIDC Cross Road B
Andheri (E)
Mumbai 400093
Category: Medical
Notes: Conducts programmes to impart knowledge about the causes care of the widely prevalent asthmatic and a allergic diseases.
 Medical Aid Bombay Medical Aid Foundation
Bombay Hospital
M.R.C 4th Floor
12, New Marine Lines
Mumbai 400020
Tel: 22056014, 22067676
Category: Medical
 Therapist Physio Occupational Speech Academy of Therapist Foundation (POSAT Foundation)
A 2 High Rise Apts. 
Opp. Mary Immaculate Girl's high School
Mumbai 400103
Karmayogi: Dr. Maya Nanavati
Tel: 28956933
Category: Medical
Notes: Established on 1978, Provides various therapies for special children and adult patients. 
Homeopathic Indian Institute of Human Relations
6 Bakul Mansion, Deodhar Road
Matunga (E)
Mumbai 400019
Karmayogi: Dr. V. P Goel
Category: Medical
Notes: Established on 1971, provides free medicine to poor with homeopathic treatment, counselling for couples and training for unskilled workers. 
Health Samvedana Foundation
Surga Manzil 
Veer Savarkar Marg
Opp. Aram Baug 
Thane (W)
Karmayogi: Mr. Pankaj Mishra
Tel : 25345354
Medical Kali Bari
Mahul Road 
Chembur Colony
Mumbai 400074
Karmayogi: Prof. (Dr.) N. Sen
Notes: Runs a charitable medical dispensary and a modest public library for the people  
Slow Learner Aashraya Bombay
Asuda Kutir Ground Floor, Waterfield Road
Bandra, Mumbai 400050
Tel: 26409326, 26409296
Notes: Works for slow learners and for those with learning disabilities and is basically a centre for early intervention, treatment and rehabilitation of children with development disorders.
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