The Handimachal programme for special-need children is now the ownership of the Handimachal Society, a social welfare society registered in Kullu on 14 February 2017.
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On 21st October the Handimachal team, scouts of the Himalayan Rovers Open Crew group, friends and parents took benefit of the wide audience provided by the Dussehra festival in Kullu to participate in a flash mob with the view to increase awareness on disability issues. More precisely, this very colourful and energetic street dance was meant to att
Being ignorant is the ultimate disability. Unesco’s International Day of Persons with Disabilites was celebrated with all due ceremony on 3 December 2017, at the Rath maidan and Devsadan in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh. The organisation of the event was led by Government departments like Social Justice & Empowerment department, Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (
“A good stance and posture reflect a proper state of mind” Positioning a child properly is important for maintaining proper body alignment, and is also vital for providing comfort to patients who are bedridden or have decreased mobility due to a prevailing medical condition or treatment. Correct positioning enables children to experience and de
Hello out there, we’re on the airit's hockey night tonight!The tension grows,the whistle blows,and the puck goes down the ice.The goalie jumps,and the players bump,and the fans all go insane.Someone roars:"Lammo Scores!"At the good old hockey game! The Hockey Song - Hanson Brothers (2009) Lammo, is no ordinary girl! Lammo is among the 20 children
"The problem is not that the (deaf) students do not hear. The problem is that the hearing world does not listen." Nidhi came to us as an 6 year old energetic girl, with a hearing impairment which further led to speech and language difficulty. Nidhi went to a regular school in Kullu, and was placed a few classes behind her age. The school did not ha
Aradhya, is 4 year-old girl who has a history of seizure disorder which led to a developmental delay. Aradhya received proper medical care and therapy intervention at early age which has led to her being non symptomatic and off seizure medication for a year now. She also achieved her independent walking milestone 3 months back. There is a considera
Today we said goodbye and good luck to Rekha Thakur and Shruti More, who had been working for 5 and 7 years respectively with Handimachal, and very lately expressed their wish to leave the programme. The page is being turned, but this incredible adventure in the service of special-need children and their families in Kullu district, which began 10 y
visit: http://www.scoutscarfday.com Beeju, a scout from Kullu, officially joined our team as a social worker last month. Beeju has been an active national youth volunteer at Nehru Yuva Kendra and an Assistant Rover Leader at Himalayan Rovers Open Crew for two years. Beeju participated and lead various social initiatives in Himachal Pradesh and has
Rome wasn’t built in one day. Life needs long-term commitment which involves sacrifices, devotion, pain, frustration and a strong mindset. But what's the most challenging and hardest part of this struggle, it’s the start. Just like the first step in baby's walk, it can be hard but things will be easier. Aaradhya on her first days at the Handima
Dear friends and supporters, The Handimachal Society, duly registered in Kullu on 14 February 2017, is happy to announce its registration under Section 51.2 of "The Rights of Persons With Disabilities" Act 2016, as from 6 December 2017 with registration number 49/2017. The right of the Handimachal Society to run a NGO for the benefit of special nee