WORTH School for Children with Speech and Hearing Challenges:After polio became extinct, The WORTH Transitional School- a special School for the orthopedically challenged was transformed into a Special School for children with Speech and Hearing challenges in 1999.
Early Intervention for children with speech & hearing impairment:Early Intervention Center trains hearing impaired infants below 3 Years. Each child is well trained in verbal and auditory skills and subsequently expected to join in the regular schools (mainstream) at the age of 5 or 6 in 1st standard to attain a successful integrated education. As per the norms given by the TN. State Govt., the EIC is run at Panchayat Union Middle School (South) at Katpadi.
Day activity center for mentally challengedDay Activity Center for the Mentally Challenged was started in February, 2007. The specialty of this unit is that we train the children along with their mother / father / or any other caretaker. This enables the parents continue to practice the training at home. We have various specialized training for the children with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Deficit (ADHD), Cerebral Palsy (CP), Mental Challenges (MC) and Autism.
Out Reach ProgrammesThe Trust has designed comprehensive “Outreach Programmes “embracing Rural Rehabilitation, Disability Awareness Campaigns, Comprehensive Rehabilitation Counselling Centers, all around Katpadi. These activities enable the differently-abled get rehabilitated. Besides, they are given medical aid and are assisted to reach Government loans and Concessions.
Technical Training CentersThe Trust runs three Technical Training Center in Katpadi, Tiruchirapalli and Pondicherry, where boys and girls with disability are provided free vocational training in Turner, Machinist, Welder and Electronics trades. All these three training units prepare the students for the NCVT (National Council for Vocational Trades) exams.