Lokmanya Seva Sangh, Child Parent Guidance Centre

Project Brief: To help Lokmanya Seva Sangh with funds for effective functioning of Child Parent Guidance centre (CPGC)
Project Type: Special Needs (description)
Primary Focus: remedial education (description)

Secondary Focus: other

Area: Urban
Supporting Chapter Contact: Atlanta
Status: proposal-evaluation by chapter
Project Steward: Rahul Sathe
Project Partner(s): Anjali Bhatawadekar
Other Contacts: Padmanava Sen
Project Address: , Ram Mandir Road, Vile Parle (E),,Mumbai,
Tel: 26117195, 26142123,26141276
Stewarding Chapter: Atlanta

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To help Lokmanya Seva Sangh with funds for effective functioning of Child Parent Guidance centre (CPGC).
1. Diagnosis and Management of scholastic and Psycho-social disorders among children and adolescents.

2. Special educators services - psycho-educational assessment of children, remedial education for children with Learning disabilities, Attention deficit disorders and Slow learners.
Ours is the only centre which provides facilities for psycho-educational testing of children coming from Marathi medium. This helps the process of certification of children with learning disabilities enabling them to avail of the facilities provided by the SSC Board of Education.

3. Awareness programs for the community with special focus on students, teachers and parents which include:
a) Early detection of learning disabilities and attention deficit disorders.
b) Early detection of psychiatric disorders, which hamper the child's educational progress.
c) Counseling to parents and teachers regarding handling of children with educational difficulties.
d) Vocational guidance and Aptitude testing of adolescents.

These programs are carried out through lectures, panel discussions, poster exhibitions, booklets and printed materials, skits, interactive workshops, programs on T.V. and Radio, etc.The awareness programs carried out at the Centre are FREE OF COST for the participants.

4. A special ongoing program for adolescents coming from under-privileged strata of society `VIVIKA` Vidyarthi Vikas Karyakram (Student Development Program). This program is specially designed for adolescents who do not have any exposure to some of the basic essential areas of their life e.g. study habits and technique of examination, personality development, sexuality education, prevention of addictions, Life Skills, Vocational guidance etc.

Lokmanya Seva Sangh, Parle, based at Vile Parle, is a social charitable institution in the Western Suburbs of Mumbai conducting around twenty different activities under one roof. For the details of these activities, please visit the Web Site at www.lssparle.org.in/english and go to the section Activities.

The Child-Parent Guidance Centre (CPGC) is one such activity which provides clinical and preventive services in the field of child mental health. Even though the center's work is not directly imparting education to children, the centre contributes immensely in children's education by removing obstacles, which hampers their academic progress.