Therpists and Doctors – Lockdown List
DSFI is happy to provide support Services through our Doctors and Therapists who have kindly consented to support our parents. Please reach out to them for any issues that you may have as per the specialization. We would be updating the list constantly. In case someone wants to share their expertise, please reach out to us to add your name to the list. You can call us/message us on 98400 60817.
Rekha Maa's Magic Mantras for Everyday Life
Thanks to COVID – 19, another lockdown is staring us on our faces. Many places have already begun their 2nd Lockdown and for others it seems like a definite possibility. Our persons with Down syndrome have been patient through the first one and the Federation has been trying to provide support to them through Activities of Daily Living being sent out. This lockdown too, Rekha Maa has created some Magic Mantras that will help our self-advocates continue their learning process.
Day 24 – Creative your Emoji
Day 24 – 14th May, 2021 – Create your own smileys with any ROUND object at home. A plate, clock, ball, baloon, anything which is CIRCULAR where you can CREATE your EMOJI
Day 23 – Creative Sack Race
Day 23 – 13th May, 2021 – If you thought our kids and sack race? , well here come our warriors out to prove you wrong once again. The sack race is one more way to develop motor skills. eye-limb coordination and focus.
Day 22 – Art with Vegetables
Day 22 – 12th May, 2021 – Our self-advocates tell us some creative ways to use vegetables. And prove how remarkable they are. You will be amazed at their creativity.
Day 21 – Our Fighting Fit Team
Day 21 – 11th May, 2021 – Our self-advocates understand the importance of staying fit, especially during these times when one cannot even step out. Here they go, motivating all of us to Go the Fitness way.
Day 20 – Finger Art
Day 20 – 10th May, 2021 – Our Self-advocates can do wonders with colors. All they need is a finger and they create masterpieces. Let us see how they showcase their talent as they present their works of FINGER ART.
Day 19 – Walking the Line
Day 19 – 9th May, 2021 Our self-advocates were asked to walk on a line they make – it could be straight, curved, zig-zag, even circles, if not a line. Walking on a line is a great Fine Motor Skill activity that helps build concentration….
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Providing a Helping Hand during these tough times
Priority in vaccination for persons with Disabilities
There is always HOPE
An Beautiful Inspiration
Facing Covid without Fear
Keeping the Faith – S. Ramnath
A message from the Director General – UN Office at Geneva for WDSD
WDSD Celebrations at the UN
Down syndrome federation of India bears the unique distinction of being the only centre of its kind in South India. And not just this, a lot of research programs, specialized outpatient services, and early intervention programs are also conducted and coordinated here.
Our vision is to facilitate a nurturing and supporting environment both within the family and in the society for individuals with Down syndrome and the mission to provide a long term rehabilitative, supportive and therapeutic service for individuals with Down syndrome.